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Feb. 21, 2016

Giving Young: The Engaged Philanthropy of Millennials

What do you think will be the defining challenge of the next 50 years? Climate change? Refugee crises? Economic upheaval? Terrorism? It’s almost impossible to name just one. What’s certain is that as we move into an increasingly uncertain future, so much of the social change agenda depends on the generation we now call ‘Millennials.’ Read more…

Apr. 26, 2016   |   Indre McGlinn

The low-yield challenge for endowment & foundation investors

The current low-yield environment remains the key challenge for endowment and foundation investors in Australia and New Zealand, according to the results of the Mercer 2015 Survey of Endowments and Foundations, presented in conjunction with Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

Apr. 26, 2016

Five essential ingredients for lasting collaborations

Sometimes art and life meet and mix. I was about to head off and get married to the same man for a second time (another story for another time!) when I said in an interview: “In philanthropy, collaboration is the equivalent of finding true love - rare, never to be taken for granted, and needing constant investment and recommitment.” Read more…

Apr. 19, 2016   |   Jan Owen AM

Reimagining the future with technology

The Telstra Foundation recently launched the Telstra Imaginarium – one of Australia’s first custom-designed, mini-accelerator exclusively for not-for-profits working with young people. Prashan Paramanathan from explains why the not-for-profit sector needs to be supported as a valuable contributor to Australia’s digital innovation ecosystem. Read more…

Apr. 12, 2016   |   Prashan Paramanathan

Nexus - watch this space!

Young people, innovation and collaboration on an international scale are crucial to solving our most critical social problems, and they are mobilising to do exactly that. Read more…

Mar. 29, 2016   |   Nina Skrzynski

Time of Our Lives?

Older women ageing in long-term income poverty is not an appealing topic. Our society is ageing at a rapid rate and it is expected that the number of older women living in income poverty will dramatically increase. Read more…

Mar. 15, 2016   |   Catherine Brown

Climate change is every philanthropist’s business

You don’t have to be an ecologist to see that our environment is linked to all aspects of our lives. It’s the environment that provides us with the places we love – where we can walk, climb, swim, ski, gather together, or just sit and reflect. Read more…

Mar. 01, 2016   |   Amanda Martin

 Tags: climate change

Philanthropy leaders’ visit to Indonesia

The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, The Australia Indonesia Institute and Philanthropy Australia are currently conducting a Philanthropy Leaders visit to Indonesia. Read more…

Feb. 26, 2016   |   Chris Wootton, Philanthropy Australia

Paving the Way for a National Social Innovation Strategy

Australia needs a National Social Innovation Strategy which considers all the policy levers at the government’s disposal to support social innovation and enterprise. Read more…

Feb. 26, 2016   |   Krystian Seibert

 Tags: government, policy, social innovation

2016 Conference

Evolution or revolution:
Is philanthropy future ready? 

Wednesday 21 & Thursday 22 September
Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.


Exhibitor opportunity

If you're interested in having an exhibition booth at our 2016 Conference, please contact Giselle Pinto (Partnerships Executive) to find the best suited option for your organisation. 

Email Giselle