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New conference updates! Discover speakers, panellists and more

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 5 Jul 2024

Today we reveal a cascade of speakers! We have confirmed loads of panellists and moderators for the concurrent sessions and masterclasses. We wanted you to be the first to know.

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Top 5 tips from funders for NFPs on grants and building relationships

Rachel Findlay and Bella Conyngham Fri, 5 Jul 2024

How can not-for-profits (NFPs) improve their grant applications in the eyes of funders? How can NFPs build relationships within the sector and what are the benefits? What do funders want to see when it comes to NFPs sharing their vision and impact? These questions and more were put to a panel of key funders at Philanthropy Australia’s Meet the Funder event in Sydney this week.

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Q&A with Peter Walton 

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 28 Jun 2024

Peter Walton commenced as CEO of Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation in April 2024. Prior to joining the Foundation, Peter was CEO of global humanitarian organisation CARE Australia. Before that he was Director, International with Australian Red Cross, and CEO of Infoxchange. Here, Philanthropy Weekly asks Peter about his first weeks in the role. 

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Drumroll please… Conference program released for Adelaide 2024!

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 21 Jun 2024

Join hundreds of your colleagues and friends for three days of inspirational ideas and insights.

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How to unleash the potential of philanthropy to solve problems

Fri, 14 Jun 2024

CEO and Harvard Adjunct Lecturer Jim Bildner has extensive experience leading venture philanthropy at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation and is on the board of Kresge Foundation, where he chairs its Investment Committee and $4 billion endowment. Jim shared his invaluable perspectives on supporting high-potential social innovations to scale among other insights with Philanthropy Australia at an event in May. Here are the highlights.

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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 must institutional philanthropy change to become a better tool for delivering social justice?

Rachel Findlay, Philanthropy Australia’s Director, Impact and Engagement (NSW & ACT) Fri, 17 May 2024

In this view from the UK, we look at the key takeaways from a new report by Fozia Irfan OBE, Director of Impact and Influence at BBC Children in Need and recent Churchill Fellow. In a podcast with commentator Rhodri Davies, she unpacks some of her ‘punchy’ suggestions. Rachel Findlay, Philanthropy Australia’s Director, Impact and Engagement (NSW & ACT), says their discussion reflects the emerging themes for Philanthropy Australia's UK Study Tour she is hosting later in the year, in which Fozia and Rhodri will participate.

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