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Welcome to Maree Sidey, new Philanthropy Australia CEO

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 7 June 2024

Maree Sidey commenced earlier this week as CEO of Philanthropy Australia. She has spent the week in Brisbane for Queensland Philanthropy Week (QPW).

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Philanthropy Australia’s highlights from Queensland Philanthropy Week

Kim Harland and Kate Duffy Fri, 7 June 2024

Philanthropy Australia hosted a series of events in Queensland Philanthropy Week, bringing together members, key sector stakeholders and individuals dedicated to more and better giving in their communities. Here, our Queensland team, Kim Harland, Director of National Membership and Engagement, and Kate Duffy, Associate Engagement Manager, provide a wrap-up.

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How a philanthropic consortium is helping young people out of homelessness

Allison Harding Fri, 7 June 2024

A recent Foyer Foundation initiative with Hand Heart Pocket and others resulted in the Queensland government committing $320 million to youth homelessness accommodation and support services. Here, we look at how that collaboration between a consortium of philanthropists, impact investors and service providers worked. We also explore the broader impact of the foundation’s model supporting young people experiencing homelessness into stable housing, employment and education around Australia.

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Queensland Philanthropy Awards 2024 winners announced

Fri, 7 June 2024

Seven of Queensland’s leading individual and corporate philanthropists have been named winners across a range of categories at the 2024 Queensland Philanthropy Awards. The awards were announced at a lunchtime ceremony at Brisbane City Hall, which included a guest appearance from tennis star Ash Barty AO. Here, we also feature the winning image in the 2024 Queensland Philanthropy Week Photo Challenge, awarded earlier in the week.

Stories of giving

Stories to inspire more and better philanthropy. Read about the experiences and motivations of the donors and the causes they are supporting.

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Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024

Mon, 5 Aug 2024 Adelaide, SA

The Philanthropy Australia Conference is the pre-eminent gathering of the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors for learning, networking, storytelling, and celebrating achievements.

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Peer Network

First Nations Funders Network: Shifting power, building trust

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST

The First Nations Funders Network invites you to partake in the discussion on shifting power.

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SA Member Networking: Meet our new CEO Maree Sidey

Adelaide,SA 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ACST

South Australian members are invited to join this casual celebration to meet Maree and network with colleagues.

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Diversity Series Part 1: Cultural Diversity and Philanthropy

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST

This webinar series aims to build awareness to individuals and organisations, advancing conversations about best practice approaches to diversity and inclusion.

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