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Happy 21st birthday, PAFs!

Fri, 15 Jul 2022

The enabling legislation for the 2000 PAFs (private ancillary funds) came about through deliberate and highly purposeful advocacy.

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Realising a seismic shift on climate action through philanthropy

Thu, 2 Jun 2022

The Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN) has been reflecting on the implications of the recent election and what it means for environmental philanthropy.

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Do you ‘Pay What it Takes’ to create impact?

Thu, 10 Mar 2022

"Now it’s our turn to be courageous and vulnerable,'' Jo Taylor writes in a preview of what's in store with the imminent launch of new research on Pay What It Takes approach to structured giving.

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The key questions I asked to be a better leader for social impact

Thu, 3 Mar 2022

Founder and CEO of the Top Blokes Foundation Melissa Abu-Gazaleh, reflects on what she took away from being part of the first cohort of the Social Impact Leadership Australia (SILA) program.

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Why anxiety about philanthropy could make other anxieties worse

Dr Beth Breeze | Director, Centre for Philanthropy, University of Kent, UK Fri, 18 Feb 2022

My grandma was a wise woman. Whenever I got anxious about something as a child - exams, acne, friendship troubles - she was short on analysis and long on solutions: “Don’t worry Beth, but what are you going to do about it?”

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Listening to locals for better granting impacts

Emily Berry, CEO and Johan Kortenhorst, Board Director Thu, 15 Jul 2021

When your community covers more than 20,000 square kilometres of rural land, natural and man-made disasters and emergencies are inevitable.

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