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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

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Oct. 21, 2020 Innovation recognised for Not-for-Profits

New approaches to developing career-related learning for primary school children and an app to boost interaction between those living with dementia and their carers have been included in a list of top innovations. Read more…

Oct. 20, 2020 Record attempt at digital dancing just one way to upskill

At 10 am this Friday, scores of senior citizens across the Ipswich district in Queensland will attempt a world record for a most unusual event – a virtual, sit-down hokey pokey. Read more…

Sep. 30, 2020 New CSI research project on mental health post-COVID

A new research project exploring and analysing the state of Australia’s mental health and well being systems in a post-COVID-19 environment has been unveiled. The project, which is part of the Centre for Social Impact’s series of deep analyses of social issues areas, is supported by Zurich Financial Services Australia… Read more…

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