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Dollar for dollar, arts funding is all sewn up

December 13th, 2013

In the philanthropic sector, it's the equivalent of going dutch: private donors chip in cash for arts companies, and government contributes the same amount. The idea of matched funding for the arts has been formalised in a new scheme managed by Creative Partnerships Australia, and the first round of projects has generated a combined $1.77 million for 26 arts companies.

By Matthew Westwood


In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.

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