Macquarie Group Foundation launches David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowship & Award

The Macquarie Group Foundation yesterday announced the launch of the inaugural David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowship. Established in memory of the former chairman of Macquarie Group and the Macquarie Group Foundation, the late David Clarke, the Fellowship provides the CEO of an Australian not-for-profit organisation with a grant of up to $A20,000 to visit and research best practice social innovation around the world. In launching the Fellowship, Macquarie Group Foundation Chairman Richard Sheppard said: “David… Read more…

Aug. 30, 2012

 Tags: awards, general, large donations, scholarships-fellowships


Weekly Roundup

PRESSING MATTERS STORY OF THE WEEK Philanthropy Head Victorian Finalist in Australian of the Year (ProBonoNews, 3/11/11) Philanthropy Australia’s President, Bruce Bonyhady AM, has been nominated as one of four Victorian finalists for Australian of the Year. Philanthropy Australia CEO Deborah Seifert says the nomination reflects the incredible drive, dedication and the impact of Bruce’s voluntary work, not only in the area of advocacy for the disabled, but also in the wider area of increasing… Read more…

Nov. 11, 2011

 Tags: awards, events, general, media, news, philanthropy australia website, positions vacant, scholarships-fellowships, what's new


Scholarships open for applications

Quite a few scholarship announcements are doing the rounds at the moment, so we’d like to let you know about a few that are worth looking at for those in the philanthropic sector. Please direct all enquiries to the relevant organisation offering the placements. ——— Australian Scholarships Foundation Scholarships for Not-for-Profit Board Members Up to 325 scholarships are available for not-for-profit board members and non-executive directors to attend the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ one-day… Read more…

Aug. 10, 2011

 Tags: indigenous, news, scholarships-fellowships


Scholarships available for Not-for-Profit Directors Course

The Australian Scholarships Foundation has announced that 325 scholarships, valued at over $1000 each, are available for board members of not-for-profit organisations (NFPs) to attend the Australian Institute of Company Directors Not-for-Profit Board Directors Course. Funded by the Perpetual Foundation in partnership with the JS Love Trust, the scholarships will enable NFP board members to attend a one-day course, designed specifically for board directors of charitable organisations looking to develop a deeper knowledge of directorship,… Read more…

Jul. 14, 2011

 Tags: education, general, news, scholarships-fellowships


Swinburne Philanthropy information session

The Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy at Swinburne University are holding an information session on their Postgraduate programs on Thursday Feb 10 at 5pm. The event will be held at the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Fund’s new premises at L5, 140 Queen St, Melbourne. Director Dr Michael Liffman will introduce the teaching team for 2011 and outline the two postgraduate programs on offer: Master of Commerce (Social Investment and Philanthropy). Please note students can… Read more…

Feb. 07, 2011

 Tags: education, events, general, scholarships-fellowships


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