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Sep. 09, 2014


Delivering Wins for Philanthropy

Philanthropy Australia has delivered a submission to the re-established Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership, setting out some early wins which can help grow philanthropy in Australia, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

Dec. 04, 2014

 Tags: community business partnership, research & information


Global Collective Impact Summit

The ten20 Foundation recently joined a small group of Australian leaders to attend the Global Collective Impact Summit, held in Toronto Canada 6th-10th October, 2014. Read more…

Dec. 01, 2014   |   Seri Renkin

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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

Jenny Wheatley from The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation explores key learnings from the Exponent Philanthropy 2014 National Conference. Read more…

Nov. 02, 2014

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US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Four

Jenny Wheatley from The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation talks about being 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 Four

Kerry deLome of the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation reflects on the last day of the tour which started with a bang - visiting an incredibly impressive place based initiative, the Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) program. 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

 Tags: collective giving, giving circles


US Private Giving Field Trip 2014: Day Three

Jenny Wheatley from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation is reminded that all things in the USA are bigger and meets a unique Australian businessmen, Olympic fencer and cello player who understands the glue family philanthropy provides. Happily too, it seems working in philanthropy keeps you looking young… Read more…

Oct. 29, 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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