End of Financial Year Donations

As June 30 is approaching fast, we’d like to let grantmakers know that we have provided a simple guide on our website for end of financial year donations: http://www.philanthropy.org.au/involved/end-of-financial-year.html If you are looking to disperse funds within your local community, our Members include many Community Foundations whose sub-funds invest directly into their geographic area. Are you checking the legal status of your grantees to ensure you are not open to ATO penalties? 1.    Visit… Read more…

Jun. 17, 2013

 Tags: finance, general, workshops

New Seminar Series: How Australia Gives

Philanthropy Australia is delighted to announce the first in a new series of seminars, How Australia Gives, in which we draw together leading examples of philanthropic endeavour. We will highlight the many and varied examples of How Australia Gives to inspire donors and encourage not-for-profits. The first seminar is Granting By Trustee Companies - Traditionalists And Trailblazers. Trustee companies have been a part of the Australian philanthropic landscape since 1878. Traditionally involved with the execution… Read more…

Jun. 06, 2012

 Tags: education, events, general, news, workshops

Weekly Roundup

This will be our last Weekly Roundup for the year. As I will be away on leave for December, please note that any events or jobs submitted for posting to our website from next Tuesday 29 November will not be attended to until early January 2012. So if you have anything you’d like included on our Positions Vacant page or Events Calendar, please submit it by 5pm Monday 28 November. - Joanna ————————- PRESSING MATTERS… Read more…

Nov. 25, 2011

 Tags: admin, awards, events, general, giving online, media, news, philanthropy australia website, positions vacant, stories, topical issues, what's new, workshops

Weekly Roundup

PRESSING MATTERS STORY OF THE WEEK Anti-Poverty Week a time to reflect on inequality near and far By Paul McDonald (Age, 18/10/11) Few Australians remain untouched by poverty. It creeps quietly along our streets, festers within indigenous communities and may only be a pay cheque or two away, even for many middle-income earners. This week is Anti-Poverty Week, and the aim is to get all of us talking about disadvantage and how to address it.… Read more…

Oct. 20, 2011

 Tags: events, general, news, philanthropy australia website, positions vacant, what's new, workshops

New dates for Understanding the Governance of Charitable Foundations Seminar

We have announced new October dates for our Understanding the Governance of Charitable Foundations Seminar in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Presented by David Ward, Philanthropy Australia’s Treasurer, this seminar is an essential refresher and introduction on governance for grantmakers, tailored to attendees’ needs and structures. An exploration of issues and considerations for trustees of charitable trusts and foundations in Australia, topics covered include the structure of charitable trusts, governance and the role trustees play; what… Read more…

Sep. 21, 2011

 Tags: events, general, workshops

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