Philanthropy Australia will be conducting a range of new workshops and seminars during 2017 – these include:
- Trustee Investment Seminar – August in Melbourne & Sydney
- Induction for Trustees & Responsible Persons – June & November (conducted in-conjunction with AICD)
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Online learning programs (recorded)
Our on-demand webinars enable you to tailor learning to a time that suits you. All you need is an internet enabled computer or mobile device. To help you remember what you’ve learned, each webinar is accompanied by presentation slides.
- Understanding philanthropy: This two-part webinar series provides a brief overview of the history of philanthropy, including definitions and terminology; part two delves into statistics, trends and structures.
How to give
- How to become a philanthropist: Ideally suited to those new to the sector, this webinar will provide a worthwhile introduction to the world of philanthropy.
- Introduction to Grant Making: This series of four recorded webinars is specifically designed for new grant managers, new trustees and new grant advisory committee members to assist in developing their granting strategies, processes and enable more effective grant making across Australia
- How to Seek Funding: This series of four recorded webinars is designed for anyone involved in seeking funding from philanthropic organisations – whether you are a Board member, CEO, fundraising, marketing or development officer, volunteer with a fundraising role, or an application writer.
- NFP Boards & Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy: In an environment in which government funding is diminishing and competition for charitable dollars is increasing, not-for-profits need to look to their Board to help with major gifts fundraising, as well as navigate new trends like impact investing and harnessing the power of the next gen.
- Engaging with Government: How to work effectively with government helps funders and not-for-profits alike grow their understanding of how to navigate the world of government relations.
Trustees, Directors, Responsible Persons & Advisers
- Understanding Private Ancillary Funds (PAFs): This two-part webinar series will equip grant seekers with a better understanding of PAFs and how to engage with these very ‘private’ philanthropists more effectively.
- Governance of Wills & Trusts: This two-part webinar series discusses the governance of wills and charitable trusts, including the concept of governance and the responsibilities of the trustees.
- Ancillary Funds, Who Can You Grant To? This webinar is designed for founders and family members of PAFs, administrators, accountants and lawyers supporting both Private (PAF) and Public Ancillary Funds (PuAF), a guide to understanding the rules (and penalties for breaches) of making grants.
- Governance of Private Ancillary Funds (PAFs): Ideally suited to those considering establishing or becoming a Trustee of a Private Ancillary Fund, this webinar will provide an introduction to Private Ancillary Funds.
- Principles of Investment: This six-part series of webinars is designed for people with little or no previous experience of investing who now find themselves charged with the responsibility of overseeing an investment program at a charitable trust or fund.
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Online learning programs (live)
Philanthropy Australia and our partners will deliver a range of live-webinars during 2017 – these include:
- Live webinars with Pro Bono Australia
- Monthly ‘in-conversation’ live webinars commencing in March
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Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit
- The Big Policy Ideas to Underpin the Next Boom in Philanthropy: Panel discussion focusing on the big policy ideas which can take philanthropy to the next level in Australia. "Very articulate in pointing out the complexity in the system and identified changes that could make a positive impact."
- Parliamentary Perspectives on Philanthropy: Panel discussion involving three ‘rising stars’ in the Parliament from across the political spectrum, who will provide their perspectives on the role of philanthropy in the communities they represent and discuss ideas for closer engagement. "They were more free with what they could and would say and made some really valid points about the way Government works."
- Philanthropy – An Agent for Systems Change: Panel discussion on how philanthropy works with partners in order to deliver systemic change. "All 3 panellists were deep thinkers with real insight."
- Delivering Change through Effective Collaboration with Government: Panel discussion focusing on effective collaboration between philanthropy, business and government to deliver change in our community. "Interesting and engaging."
- New Opportunities for Delivering Innovation and Impact: Panel discussion which focuses on the new opportunities impact investing and other innovative collaborations provide for how we tackle social and environmental challenges. "The speakers were knowledgeable and had interesting insights."
- NFP Boards & Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy: In an environment in which government funding is diminishing and competition for charitable dollars is increasing, not-for-profits need to look to their Board to help with major gifts fundraising, as well as navigate new trends like impact investing and harnessing the power of the next gen. "Insights and tips on developing a case for support."
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