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Philanthropy Australia's Response to COVID-19

Resources and information to help keep your giving on track during COVID-19

COVID-19 National Funding Platform

Australian Communities Foundation and Philanthropy Australia have partnered to provide a national funding platform to coordinate the philanthropic response to the COVID-19 pandemic

How should philanthropy be thinking in response to COVID-19?

Philanthropy Australia CEO writes about philanthropy's unique potential to respond to COVID-19

Responding to the Australian Bushfires

Philanthropy has an integral role to play in changing the way Australia responds to deal with bush fires.

Latest news

May. 27, 2020 Philanthropy Australia members quick to help those in need

A survey of Australia’s leading philanthropic trusts and foundations shows that philanthropy is giving more than ever and has moved fast to support charities and the communities they serve. Read more…

May. 18, 2020 National COVID-19 Coordination Commission NFP working group a positive step

Philanthropy Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s leadership in establishing the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission not-for-profit working group to support the not-for-profit sector through recovery. Read more…

May. 15, 2020 Health crisis starting to bite across social purpose sector

An increase in demand for services of Australian social purpose organisations has been off-set by the challenge of diminished revenue during the COVID-19 crisis, according to new data just released. Read more…

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Philanthropy and COVID-19

Philanthropy and COVID-19

The latest information and resources on COVID-19

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