New issue of Australian Philanthropy journal - Brave Philanthropy: taking risks and testing solutions

Brave Philanthropy: taking risks and testing solutions is the theme of our latest issue of Australian Philanthropy, Issue 82, Spring 2012. Lisa Jordan, executive director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation wrote in Alliance magazine, (March 2012) “...taking risks is an inherent responsibility of organised philanthropy ... to use private money to try to solve intractable problems ... The question is, do we?” While foundations often explore and plan for financial risk in their investment… Read more…

Oct. 01, 2012

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New 2011 Professional Development and PAF Workshops

We’re pleased to announce 2011 dates for Philanthropy Australia workshops, including our new Professional Development series. ———————- Philanthropy Professional Development Workshop Series 2011 Led by specialist presenters, this series of workshops is specifically designed for workers in philanthropy and features topics that have been requested by staff of Member organisations. All sessions are held in Melbourne CBD; interstate attendees are most welcome. You can choose to participate in single workshops, or if you sign up… Read more…

Feb. 07, 2011

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Disaster Briefings for Full Members

Philanthropy Australia has scheduled two meetings for our Full Members in response to the recent natural disasters around the country. As you would be well aware, significant flooding occurred in many areas of Queensland during late December 2010 and early January 2011, with three quarters of the state declared a disaster zone. Victoria has also experienced severe flooding affecting many rural areas. Recovery work is underway, with support available for those affected and opportunities for… Read more…

Feb. 04, 2011

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Invitation: All Members End-Of-Year Celebrations

Philanthropy Australia would like to invite our Full and Associate Members to join us for our annual end-of-year celebrations in Melbourne and Sydney, wrapping up Philanthropy Australia’s activities for 2010. As well as a wonderful opportunity to network with other Full and Associate Members, if you have not yet met Philanthropy Australia’s new CEO, Dr Deborah Seifert, this is a great opportunity to do so. Come along for drinks and nibbles to celebrate the conclusion… Read more…

Oct. 26, 2010

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All Members Invitation - Farewell for Gina Anderson, CEO of Philanthropy Australia

The President of Philanthropy Australia, Mr Bruce Bonyhady AM, and the Council invite all Full and Associate Members to celebrate the leadership of Gina Anderson as CEO of Philanthropy Australia from 2005-2010. This occasion is an opportunity to acknowledge and thank Gina for her enormous contribution to Philanthropy Australia, and the growth of philanthropy in Australia, as well as representing Philanthropy Australia internationally. Please join Mr Bruce Bonyhady AM, the Council and Staff to farewell… Read more…

Sep. 21, 2010

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