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Short educational videos to help advisers and those interested in philanthropy this EOFY

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 7 Jun 2024

As we approach the end of the financial year, Philanthropy Australia shares a series of short, animated videos for anyone wishing to learn more about beginning their philanthropic journey. The resources include one for financial advisers on the benefits of talking to clients about philanthropy and one explaining how different giving structures, such as PAFs and PuAFs, work.

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This Month in Philanthropy: May 2024

Fri, 31 May 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of our gallery designed to showcase events, launches, project updates and activities happening in our busy member community.

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First Nations leadership boosted at Philanthropy Australia

Leah Armstrong, Acting Chair, First Nations Governance Committee, Philanthropy Australia Fri, 31 May 2024

Philanthropy’s peak body has been on a journey in the past 20 years to support ‘more and better’ philanthropy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations. As we reflect on the Reconciliation Week 2024 theme of ‘Now more than ever’, Philanthropy Australia announces its expanded First Nations Governance Committee, a Board Sub-Committee. Here, Acting Chair, Leah Armstrong, introduces its members and goals.

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Staying the course for generational change with Children’s Ground

English Family Foundation Fri, 31 May 2024

Children’s Ground is designed to change the status quo – led by First Nations people and the oldest knowledge systems in the world to achieve radical reform for First Nations children over a 25-year period.

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Wise words: Jill Reichstein OAM and Jemima Myer

Fri, 31 May 2024

Welcome to the first of a regular series in which an inspiring philanthropic leader is interviewed by a member of our New Gen Network. Deep knowledge derived from decades of experience in the sector underpins the direction our younger members are now taking forward. This is Philanthropy Weekly’s attempt to capture and bottle some of that wisdom to share. Jemima has crafted these thoughtful questions for Jill.

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Adelaide 2024 to showcase more and better giving in South Australia, Australia and beyond

Philanthropy Australia Tue, 28 May 2024

The “Gather Round for philanthropy” will take place in Adelaide this August, with the centrepiece being the Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024: Shifting Perspectives, Shifting Practice running 5-7 August.

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Corporate volunteering: from food packing to skill sharing

Romy Sandler, Macquarie Group Foundation Fri, 24 May 2024

As the volunteer sector becomes more adaptable and diverse, corporate volunteering is rich with scope for further innovation. Romy Sandler, Staff Engagement Lead for the Macquarie Group Foundation in ANZ, shares some of the initiatives Macquarie have developed to engage employees.

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