September 30th, 2013
Sons and daughters of some of the nation's most powerful businessmen are backing a program with Philanthropy Australia to develop a community of young Australian philanthropists under the age of 40, some of whom are this week scheduled to meet Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda on a special field trip to the US. Philanthropy Australia, the national peak body for philanthropy and a not-for-profit organisations, representing more than 600 trusts, foundations and individual donors, established the New Generation of Giving program earlier this year. It now engages 140 donors across the nation and wants to grow that number to 200 by the end of the year.
The Australian Government has announced a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation.
Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outlines Philanthropy Australia's engagement with the review.
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