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2020

November 

The nurturing power of Philanthropy 

Leveraging a grant to create affordable housing

Learning and sharing how to "never forget"

Breaking the drought, step by step

"I thought I had to be older to do this"

A vision for the Northern Territory's renewable future

Providing the vital support to boost financial wellbeing

Telling the stories that matter

A partnership at the heart of tackling poverty

Philanthropy Australia Podcast

Ted the AI Avatar

October 

What it takes to embrace a bold approach to grantmaking

Asking the tough questions about our impact investment choices

Advocating for those on the frontlines of climate change

Innovation drives regeneration

How philanthropy helps support new approach to water resources

Funders and advocates collaborate to restore what was lost

Making the case for biodiversity and impact investing

September

Economists supporting JobSeeker boost on Budget eve

Saving the News

From saving sight to changing diets

Priorities for the post-pandemic future

New ecological threats identified in global analysis

Swimming with sharks to find new revenue streams

Calling every Australian to donate a special dollar

Introducing Philanthropy Australia's New CEO Jack Heath

August

“Who we are as a nation - Australians know, in their heart of hearts, this is the outstanding question in this country.’’

How Australian Philanthropy Award for innovative Indigenous program on Country boosts vital work

Saving Australia’s native oyster reefs

Embattled social sector identifies its immediate priorities

Key issues identified in the RESET2020 study

July

New research reveals need for heart screening technology

Community sporting clubs in COVID-19 induced crisis

Changing the prison system for mums and their kids

TFC Response to COVID-19

Pandemic's mental health effect

Our health in lockdown

June

Accelerating innovation in the natural world

“Empower directly impacted communities’’, says US expert

Campaign ramps up to keep JobSeeker rate beyond September

New business initiative to help local communities rise from the ashes

Crossing the pandemic’s digital divide

Advocating for rapid progress

May

Diagnosing the difference between misinformation and the real thing

The road towards breaking the nation’s cycle of disadvantage

Keeping the science on ice for climate change and krill seekers

The Virtues of Curiosity and Commitment

How sharing stories promotes better outcomes for Aboriginal girls

A new approach to tackling the urgent challenges confronting the nation’s water resources

New fund to provide relief for devastated arts sector

April

Communities Foundations in COVID-19

Saving the word on the local street

What did we learn from the GFC that can help us navigate the COVID-19 pandemic?

Australia's most vulnerable COVID-19 communities

Understanding the Impact: COVID-19

Finding purpose and kindness amid the crisis 

March

The nation’s arts in a time of pandemic

The possibilities of psychedelic medicine treatments for mental illness

Behind the bank that has a social heart is a woman who wants to make a difference

Turning vacant property into transitional accommodation

February 

Inspiring others to cope with genetics’ lottery

Turning a hand to better school outcomes

January

 

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January

Expressing a cultural democracy: Sam Meers

2018: The year in stories...

 

2018

January

2018: The year ahead

Do the most you can for those you serve: Lisa Cotton

Next-gen donors: What you need to know

Reader’s choice: Top 10 stories

February

“We’re not telling people what to do. We just want to show what’s possible.”

Innovation alone isn’t enough to achieve impact: The McConnell Foundation

From impatience to action: Millennial philanthropy and NEXUS

March

Strike the match: Philanthropy’s role in supporting movements

Balnaves Foundation backs reporting of Indigenous affairs

It takes two: QCoal Foundation and RFDS

April

Show me the impact: The new philanthropic imperative

Sustaining the force for good: AEGN’s 10th anniversary conference

May

Leading by example: Vedran Drakulic

Asking the big questions: Fay Fuller Foundation

‘You don’t need to be mega-wealthy to make a difference’: John Grenshaw

The Support Report: John McLeod

Joining the dots: Lin Bender, AM

June

‘Helping others is the most satisfying thing you can do in life’: Nicola Forrest

People Powered justice: Grata Fund

July

Nation’s most effective givers recognised at 2018 Australian Philanthropy Awards

2018’s Leading Philanthropist

‘This is not just a movement, it’s a moment’: Deanne Weir

'Philanthropy, to me, is being part of building a future': Ulrike ​Klein

5 ways to sharpen your storytelling

August

‘The power dynamic is not real, it’s a creation that becomes real only because everyone wants to believe it’: Larry Kramer

Recalibrating a foundation’s purpose: Danielle Walker Palmour

“As funders I think we can all do a better job of listening”: Fred Blackwell, The San Francisco Foundation

September

The next evolution: The Myer Foundation’s journey to refresh its strategic plan 

“Are you creating a foundation where people can be really proud of its collective achievements and impact or are you playing it safe?”

Highlights from the 2018 Philanthropy Australia National Conference

Splash in the shallows: Family foundations testing the waters

October

More reach, greater impact: How FRRR is helping philanthropy get funding to places it couldn’t reach on its own

The Macquarie Group Foundation’s $50 million search for large-scale impact  

Racing against the clock: Seri Renkin on the challenges and opportunities of a ‘sunset’ foundation

November

Philanthropy backs calls to Raise the Rate

Philanthropy that holds itself accountable: Philanthropic Impact Pioneers

Less talking, more listening: Philanthropy and Indigenous peoples

It’s how you show up: The power of authentic storytelling

Why foundations can afford to fail often and badly: Diana Leat

December

Sharing knowledge, networks and workspace: Philanthropy’s new powerhouse

 

2017

July

For the love of a good challenge - Jan Robins

Philanthropy and democratic societies

August

Dr Andrew Lu: Art, law and a First Fleet piano

Let all the flowers bloom: Genevieve Timmons

Equity Trustees’ new head of philanthropy

Powerful and accessible philanthropy: What we know about collective giving

Taking a stand: Levi Strauss Foundation

Fostering pluralism and discovery: Philanthropy’s true purpose

How to be an effective funder

September

Give. Stand. Respect. Highlights from Philanthropy Meets Parliament

Environmental philanthropy meets Parliament

Standing up for diversity and inclusion: The Channel

“Advocacy fuels the power of justice” – Daniel Lee

12 trends in philanthropy

The Power of Narrative: Philanthropy and Storytelling

October

Big bets and spending down: The Poola Foundation

Lessons from the trenches: Ian Darling

Opening doors: The Snow Foundation

Insights from SEWF2017

November

Funding tomorrow, today: AMP Foundation

Celebrating community and philanthropy partnerships

Key learnings from 2017 UK Study Tour

Dive in. Take Action: Este Darin-Cooper

The journey is the learning: Paul Wheelton

Community Foundations Forum 2017

December

2017 highlights and lowlights

Why we need philanthropy champions

Never assume, never presume: Sylvia Admans
 

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