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Speaking the language of social impact

Thu, 12 May 2022

This story starts in the republic of Armenia, a developing nation, which became independent 31 years ago with the dissolution of the old Soviet Union. It might seem an odd starting point for a story about the new CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) - Arminé Nalbandian - but on her own admission, her anecdote reveals something about her.

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Policy and advocacy update

Assistant Treasurer announces historic community foundations reform in the Federal Budget

Fri, 29 Apr 2022

Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, announces historic community foundations reform in the Federal Budget

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Historic donation shows joy of giving

Fri, 22 Apr 2022

In the long list of cultural gifts to the nation, the $100 million donation from Lindsay and Paula Fox for the NGV Contemporary project stands as a new benchmark, and is the latest instance of the family’s philanthropy, which has covered the arts, housing, education, and medical research.

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Strategy to double giving by 2030 now on election agenda

By Sam Rosevear and Krystian Seibert Fri, 8 Apr 2022

Philanthropy has been put firmly on the election campaign agenda with the past two weeks revealing how important growing the nation’s giving is for both major parties.

Policy and advocacy update

Dr Andrew Leigh announces Labor’s commitment to double giving in Australia by 2030

Thu, 7 Apr 2022

Labor announced their commitment to work with the philanthropic, for-purpose and business sectors to doubling giving in Australia by 2030.

Policy and advocacy update

Historic reform for Community Foundations

Fri, 1 Apr 2022

The 2022 Budget provides for up to 28 community foundations affiliated with Community Foundations Australia to receive so called ‘Item 1’ Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR) status by way of specific listing.

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