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‘We see our funders as visionaries’ 

Fri, 28 Jul 2023

How does trust-based philanthropy work? It is a growing area of interest but requires a highly relational approach from funder and fundee, and strong sense of a shared mission.

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Philanthropists collaborate in new employment grants program

Fri, 30 Jun 2023

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.

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Watch: The Best of Giving Films

Nick Richardson Fri, 16 Dec 2022

During the past two years, Philanthropy Australia has compiled nine short films that tell stories of best practice philanthropy.

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Foundation’s latest grants supports range of regional NSW’s causes

Fri, 16 Dec 2022

More than $770,000 has been distributed among nine charities and community groups as part of the Newcastle Foundation’s latest grant round.

Talking the talk to plant the seeds of a better future

Fri, 16 Dec 2022

Two organisations that each recently received transformative funding from Impact 100 SA, are joined by the common thread of lived experience.

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More than $170,000 awarded to projects taking their lead from youth ideas

Fri, 2 Dec 2022

The FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants program has awarded nineteen different grants worth a total of $172,069 to organisations in regional and remote areas.

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New funding to support grassroots’ programs for vulnerable women

Fri, 25 Nov 2022

Two organisations supporting vulnerable Victorian women have been awarded funding at the Melbourne Women’s Fund (MWF) awards celebration.

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