A group of Australia’s leading philanthropic organisations has established a new grant program to support social enterprises in accelerating growth and impact, while creating job opportunities for Australians facing barriers to employment.
In an exceptional act of philanthropy, Andrew and Nicola Forrest have committed an additional A$5 billion to their philanthropic foundation Minderoo, through a donation of 220 million Fortescue shares – one fifth of their shareholding.
Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org has provided the funding to help children and young people from less advantaged backgrounds access the digital, AI and critical thinking skills they need to thrive in the future workplace.
Philanthropy Australia’s CEO Jack Heath and Director of Learning and Content Renata Zanetti joined sector leaders from 44 countries in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this week to discuss the latest in innovative leadership, impact investment and social impact. Renata reflects on the highlights.
A new report from CEI reviews the latest global evidence on the benefits, challenges and methods of how funders can share decision-making power with grant-seekers to put lived experience at the centre of the issues they both seek to shift. Watch this Philanthropy Australia webinar reviewing the research and read the report.