A group of Australia’s leading philanthropic organisations has established a new grant program to support social enterprises in accelerating growth and impact, while creating job opportunities for Australians facing barriers to employment.
In an exceptional act of philanthropy, Andrew and Nicola Forrest have committed an additional A$5 billion to their philanthropic foundation Minderoo, through a donation of 220 million Fortescue shares – one fifth of their shareholding.
Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org has provided the funding to help children and young people from less advantaged backgrounds access the digital, AI and critical thinking skills they need to thrive in the future workplace.
ACNC Commissioner Sue Woodward delivered her first Australian Charities Report since stepping into the role coinciding with the 10th year of the Charity Commission. Rebecca Moriarty, Project Manager in Philanthropy Australia's Policy, Government Relations and Research team, takes a look at the key points and how the rate of philanthropic growth needs to improve to achieve our double giving agenda.
The Australian Scholarships Foundation (ASF) held its inaugural Not-For-Profit Leadership Awards last week in Sydney. The event shone a light on organisations, teams and individuals who have demonstrated excellence and courage in their leadership.