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Sep. 09, 2014


US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Overview

Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 Private Giving US Field Trip to New York City and Washington took place over seven days from Sunday 26 October. Read more…

Nov. 28, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Five

Key learnings from the Exponent Philanthropy 2014 National Conference and a fitting end to the Field Trip. Read more…

Nov. 02, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Four

Encouraged to dream big and be bold as the Harlem Children’s Zone and The Clinton Foundation demonstrate what high expectations will deliver with the right leadership - and a handy rolodex … Read more…

Nov. 01, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Three

David Allen from Yajilarra Trust shares his thoughts on another influential day meeting leading US foundations. Read more…

Oct. 31, 2014

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Collective Giving in Australia - The Power of Many

I’m excited. This week marks a first – Women & Change, the Queensland Women’s Giving Circle will be holding our first ever voting event. We’ll be making a grant of $55,000 to one of our 3 short-listed Queensland non-profits, all tackling challenging issues of social disadvantage. Read more…

Oct. 31, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Two

Rachel Kerry from CAGES Foundation discusses the humility, insight and courage shown by the aristocracy of American philanthropy. Read more…

Oct. 30, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day One

Jenny Wheatley from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation​ reflects on what it means to be in the goose bump business of philanthropy in the country which gave away $335 billion in 2013. Read more…

Oct. 29, 2014

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Addressing the NFP Sector ‘Data Deficit’

A renewed effort and commitment are needed to address the Not for Profit sector’s ‘data deficit’, through initiatives such as the recent Curtin Report, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

Oct. 21, 2014

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Rethinking Transparency – It’s Not a Dirty Word

It is time for Australian philanthropy​ to move past its negative associations with the word transparency, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

Sep. 15, 2014

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In recognition

Darvell M. Hutchinson AM, retired Chairman of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust, appointed a Philanthropy Australia Life Member.

Philanthropy Australia’s inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners:

Allan English
2014 Philanthropy Leader of the Year

Michael Gonski
2014 Emerging Philanthropy Leader

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