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The stories that stay with you

Nick Richardson Fri, 16 Dec 2022

Nick Richardson has been Philanthropy Australia's Storyteller for three and a half years. In this week's blog, he recaps his favourite stories from his tenure.

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News and stories

Foundation’s latest grants supports range of regional NSW’s causes

Fri, 16 Dec 2022

More than $770,000 has been distributed among nine charities and community groups as part of the Newcastle Foundation’s latest grant round.

Talking the talk to plant the seeds of a better future

Fri, 16 Dec 2022

Two organisations that each recently received transformative funding from Impact 100 SA, are joined by the common thread of lived experience.

How Gran’s pioneering spirit helped shape a year of highlights

Jack Heath, CEO, Philanthropy Australia Fri, 16 Dec 2022

In his end of year message, Philanthropy Australia CEO, Jack Heath reflects on his grandmother's life and the decision to establish a scholarship in her honour


Paying What It Takes – a year of collaboration and exploration. Now, for 2023.

Jo Taylor Fri, 9 Dec 2022

As we come to the end of the year the Paying What it Takes Steering Committee have taken a moment to celebrate the inaugural year of the Paying What it Takes Community of Practice (PWIT CoP) and the progress that we have made.

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Case study – Work Integration Social Enterprise (WISE)

Fri, 9 Dec 2022

Participants: Westpac Foundation and Green Connect


Podcast: 10 years of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

Fri, 9 Dec 2022

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has just turned 10. To celebrate its first decade, we speak to the outgoing acting commissioner Deborah Jenkins about the ACNC's place in the nation's charity landscape, the contribution its already made and the road ahead, to the next decade.

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