Philanthropy & cooperatives need to get to know each other better

Cooperatives can provide an innovative way to address inequality and disadvantage by using ownership as a tool to empower people and build community wealth. Read more…

Jul. 21, 2015   |   Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager, Philanthropy Australia.

 Tags: research & information


Inquiry into the Register of Environmental Organisations

Did you know that philanthropists played an important role in steering the Charities Act 2013 through the Federal Parliament? The passage of the Charities Act was incredibly significant for so many reasons, not least of all the fact that it moved us on from the definition of charity as enacted by the Statute of Elizabeth in 1601. Read more…

May. 15, 2015   |   Esther Abram, Giving Green Manager, Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

 Tags: environment, policy, research & information


Wanted: Stronger emphasis on the positive impact of advocacy

In an environment where the legitimacy or relevance of advocacy by charities is sometimes questioned, we need to illustrate its real and tangible impact more proactively. Read more…

Mar. 19, 2015   |   Krystian Seibert

 Tags: advocacy, policy, research & information


Delivering early wins to support impact investing

There are some simple and inexpensive policy changes which can help grow impact investing in Australia, and the re-establishment of the Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership provides a unique opportunity to deliver them. Read more…

Jan. 30, 2015   |   Krystian Seibert

 Tags: impact investing, research & information


Delivering Wins for Philanthropy

Philanthropy Australia has delivered a submission to the re-established Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership, setting out some early wins which can help grow philanthropy in Australia. Read more…

Dec. 04, 2014   |   Krystian Seibert

 Tags: community business partnership, research & information


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