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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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How to give: 2-minute online tool lets you explore giving options before EOFY

Rebecca Moriarty, Philanthropy Australia Project Manager Fri, 24 May 2024

Philanthropy Australia is launching a simple online tool for professional advisers, their clients and individual donors to explore the best structured giving vehicle for their needs and preferences. Ahead of this busy time in the taxation and financial calendars, it’s an ideal opportunity to explore pathways to philanthropy and support charitable organisations making a difference in local communities and beyond.

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A sector at the crossroads: how volunteering needs to change

Doug Taylor, CEO, The Smith Family Fri, 24 May 2024

As Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week, it's vital we create the conditions for volunteering to thrive – our society depends on it, says chair of the National Volunteering Strategy and The Smith Family CEO, Doug Taylor.

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Philanthropy in the news

Fri, 24 May 2024

From significant gifts, including an $8m boost for pancreatic cancer research and $3m for public art, to new funding strategies, there have been a number of sector announcements in the news this week. Here, we deliver a snapshot.

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Victorian funders give $5m boost to regional resilience via FRRR

Allison Harding Fri, 24 May 2024

FOUR Victorian philanthropic organisations have joined forces in an exciting $5 million partnership with the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) that will strengthen the capacity and resilience of communities during the next five years.

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