IT in the Nonprofit Sector

This year at Philanthropy Australia we’re making a concerted effort to step up to the plate of effective use of IT in the Australian nonprofit sector. As we say on our IT in the Nonprofit Sector resources page, we’re very conscious of the need for the Australian nonprofit sector to forge forward into making best use of the technology at hand to aid distribution to and communication with both the general public and the rest… Read more…

Jan. 31, 2007

 Tags: it, nonprofit blogs, recommended reading


Recommended Reading

Here in the Philanthropy Australia office we’ve started putting our feelers out into the more informal online publishing done by nonprofits around the globe. The UK and the USA both have a number of philanthropy blogs - both professional and personal (and sometimes both!) - sharing opinions, information, and links to news and research that bloggers think their readers will be interested in. Looking around, as far as we can tell we’re the first philanthropy… Read more…

Jan. 25, 2007

 Tags: nonprofit blogs, recommended reading


Celebrating 30 Years: Issue 2

This edition includes the features: Philanthropy Australia’s History: Spotlight on 1988 and Foundation Focus: Wyatt Benevolent Institution. Philanthropy Australia’s History: Spotlight on 1988 1988 was a significant year for Philanthropy Australia – then called the Australian Association of Philanthropy. After a decade without permanent staff, 1988 saw the appointment of Marion Webster as our first Executive Director with the assistance of a grant of $30,000 from the Reichstein Foundation – a generous contribution which enabled… Read more…

Jan. 24, 2007

 Tags: 30 year celebration, general


Celebrating 30 Years: Issue 1

2007 marks the 30 year anniversary of Philanthropy Australia. Throughout 2007, we’ll be marking the occasion by sharing snapshots of philanthropy in Australia that encompass both its present state and its history. This page will be updated regularly, with a new issue each fortnight including the sections: Important Moments in Philanthropy Australia’s History Including our achievements and growth over the years. Recognising Philanthropists Recognising the importance of individual donors and personal acknowledgement of their achievements… Read more…

Jan. 24, 2007

 Tags: 30 year celebration, general


New Resources & News

New News Items: Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund celebrates 90 years: 1917-2007 The Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund turns 90 in 2007, and to celebrate has launched a new Local Grants program. Twice yearly (January and July) the Fund will be calling for applications for grants up to a maximum of $10,000 for one-off projects that can be completed within a 12 month period. In 2007 over $500,000 will be available nationally through this program.… Read more…

Jan. 24, 2007

 Tags: library, news, philanthropy australia website, research & information


Grantseeker Workshops, Positions Vacant and upcoming Events.

New Grantseeker Workshops Announced: Melbourne: February, May, August, November Sydney: April, July, October Click here to find out more and register your interest in attending. New Events listed: Nonprofit Finance Forum: No Mission Without Money New business approaches for sustainable financing of nonprofits. Philanthropy Australia CEO Gina Anderson will be speaking at these events. Adelaide: February 21, 2007 Perth: February 22, 2007 Brisbane: March 6, 2007 Go to our Events Page for more info. New… Read more…

Jan. 23, 2007

 Tags: events, philanthropy australia website, positions vacant, workshops


Welcome to the philanthropyOz Blog

Welcome to the brand new Philanthropy Australia blog! This blog will keep you up to date with Philanthropy Australia’s website updates, as well as link you to places all over the web we think you’d be interested in. Read more…

Jan. 18, 2007

 Tags: philanthropy australia website


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