Tickets are now available for the Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024! See you 5-7 August in Adelaide.

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Drumroll please… Conference program released for Adelaide 2024!

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 21 June 2024

Join hundreds of your colleagues and friends for three days of inspirational ideas and insights.

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Six harmful ‘gender norms’ identified as key levers for meaningful change, says Deloitte report

Dee Rudebeck, Adviser, News and Storytelling Fri, 21 June 2024

The ‘Remaking the norm’ report by Deloitte Access Economics on gender inequity was launched this week and suggests progress will remain stagnant unless all sectors of society collectively address the root cause of inequity: harmful gender norms. The report was produced with Australians Investing In Women and the Minderoo Foundation.

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Creative Australia celebrates inspiring philanthropy for the arts

Sophie Marcard, Director, Marketing and Communications Fri, 21 June 2024

The Creative Australia Partnership Awards were held this week in Sydney. Of the four awards, two Philanthropy Leadership Awards were presented – to James & Diana Ramsay Foundation and to ACT-based philanthropist Meredith Hinchliffe AM.

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Social impact evaluation gets $2.1m boost from Paul Ramsay Foundation, announces Andrew Leigh

Dee Rudebeck, Adviser News and Storytelling Fri, 21 June 2024

Expanding the use of social impact evaluation in the for-purpose sector that include trials and other experimental, ethically performed, components, received a significant boost this week in a new grant round from the Paul Ramsay Foundation (PRF). The grants, totalling $2.1million, were announced by Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities, and Treasury, the Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP.

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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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Meet the Funder: Not-for-profit member gathering

Sydney,NSW 10:00 am – 11:30 am AEST

The aim of the event is to create a space where not-for-profit members can hear from a funder, ask questions, and gain practical advice on their approach to applications, building relationships within the sector and how to share an organisation’s vision and impact, with potential funders.

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New Gen Breakfast Club

Sydney,NSW 7:30 am – 9:00 am AEST

Start your day with other New Gens at the social enterprise Two Good Co Cafe, nestled within the vibrant Yirranma Place — a hub dedicated to social purpose and philanthropic endeavors—in Darlinghurst.

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How social enterprises are scaling impact through partnerships

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AEST

The Social Enterprise Funders Group convenes foundations and funders with the objective of growing awareness of and philanthropic practice within the evolving social enterprise sector.

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