Partnership Case Study: Collier Charitable Fund and Australian Red Cross

The Collier Charitable Fund and Australian Red Cross share a history spanning 60 years, with Collier Charitable having donated over $2 million to Red Cross to fund a range of projects and services, including a recent training program for Red Cross volunteers working in Immigration Detention facilities. Read more…

Apr. 22, 2015   |   Hannah Foster, Development Executive - Trusts and Foundations, Australian Red Cross

 Tags: case study, disasters, international aid, partnership


2015 Natural Disaster Season

2015 has begun with devastation for hundreds of Adelaide Hills residents. The damage and loss of homes, property, livestock and wildlife is significant.

The physical recovery and rebuilding will take a long time and the emotional and psychological recovery of the people impacted, will take even longer. The trauma of such an event can’t be underestimated. Read more…

Jan. 15, 2015   |   Alexandra Gartmann

 Tags: disasters


Guest Post: Seven habits of highly-effective natural disaster recovery granting

This post written by Alex Gartmann, Foundation For Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). Previously, I wrote about the overarching issues that need to be considered in responding to the natural disasters which have continued to unfold around us. In this post, I want to share some practical lessons and principles that we have used to guide our activities in the natural disaster recovery space. 1. The first principle is that it’s critical to recognise that… Read more…

Nov. 11, 2013

 Tags: disasters, environment, general, guest post, topical issues


Guest Post: Natural Disaster Recovery: the role of the philanthropic sector

This post written by Alex Gartmann, Foundation For Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). Australia is certainly a land of drought and flooding rains and the summer of 2012/13 was no exception, a series of challenges for numerous communities across the country.  And now, before we even reach the summer of 2013/14, Australians are already being impacted by natural disasters. Bushfires have devastated communities in NSW, including in the Blue Mountains. FRRR’s involvement in this area… Read more…

Nov. 11, 2013

 Tags: disasters, environment, guest post, topical issues


Guest Post: Seven habits of highly-effective natural disaster recovery granting

This post written by Alex Gartmann, Foundation For Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). See Part One here. Previously, I wrote about the overarching issues that need to be considered in responding to the natural disasters which have continued to unfold around us. In this post, I want to share some practical lessons and principles that we have used to guide our activities in the natural disaster recovery space. The first principle is that it’s critical… Read more…

Jan. 31, 2013

 Tags: disasters, guest post


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