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Look how far we’ve come: Philanthropy

Jun. 04, 2020

“[We] are now starting to really celebrate and acknowledge the importance of private philanthropy. It is a democratic asset... It’s been a game changer.” Read more…

Philanthropy Australia members quick to help those in need

May. 27, 2020

A survey of Australia’s leading philanthropic trusts and foundations shows that philanthropy is giving more than ever and has moved fast to support charities and the communities they serve. Read more…

National COVID-19 Coordination Commission NFP working group a positive step

May. 18, 2020

Philanthropy Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s leadership in establishing the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission not-for-profit working group to support the not-for-profit sector through recovery. Read more…

Health crisis starting to bite across social purpose sector

May. 15, 2020

An increase in demand for services of Australian social purpose organisations has been off-set by the challenge of diminished revenue during the COVID-19 crisis, according to new data just released. Read more…

Stimulating conservation and land management jobs in the downturn to come

May. 14, 2020

Seventy agricultural, environmental and conservation organisations have united to urge the Federal government to introduce separate economic stimulus measures to help drive jobs growth across their sector and mitigate the impact of the health crisis. Read more…


May. 07, 2020

Philanthropic community delivers National Assistance Program for the Arts

May. 06, 2020

Federal Government amendment encourages ancillary funds to increase granting

Apr. 30, 2020

Australian Philanthropy committed to supporting grantees and partners in COVID-19 health crisis

Apr. 27, 2020

Changes to JobKeeper scheme for charities a positive step forward

Apr. 27, 2020

Not-for-profits using the ATO’s Business Portal for the first time will need a myGovID

Apr. 14, 2020

Opportunity to access free data to aid COVID-19 response

Apr. 14, 2020

New simpler grants for local sport

Apr. 06, 2020

Australian Philanthropy’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Apr. 06, 2020

Philanthropy Australia welcomes reduced threshold for charities to access JobKeeper Payment

Mar. 27, 2020

Australian philanthropy unites to provide co-ordinated funding response to COVID-19 crisis

Mar. 26, 2020

Free ACNC & ATO webinar explaining Government stimulus measures for charities and not-for-profits

Mar. 22, 2020

Philanthropy Australia welcomes support for charitable sector in economic stimulus package

Mar. 17, 2020

Philanthropy Australia COVID-19 Statement

Mar. 12, 2020

Making progress on charting our well-being

Mar. 06, 2020

Federal government responds to ACNC legislation review

Feb. 27, 2020

VIC commits to spent convictions scheme

Feb. 21, 2020

Australia’s first giving circle for climate advocacy will be officially launched on Wednesday.

Feb. 14, 2020

New partnership to help develop ethical champions

Feb. 14, 2020

Cranlana Centre announces seven new scholars

Jan. 29, 2020

The value of philanthropy recognised on Australia Day

Jan. 09, 2020

Australian Bushfire Crisis: How you can help

Dec. 11, 2019

Provocations Podcast - Episode #3

Dec. 11, 2019

Good2Give and ShareGift merge

Dec. 06, 2019

Boost for regional healthcare

Dec. 06, 2019

Starting a groundswell for climate change action

Dec. 04, 2019

Philanthropy Australia Podcast ep.1 with Paul Brest & Cat Fay

Dec. 04, 2019

Paul Ramsay Foundation’s Peer to Peer Program funding announced

Dec. 04, 2019

“Are They Triple OK?” launched with funding from Pinnacle

Nov. 27, 2019

Provocations Podcast - Episode #2

Nov. 27, 2019

Raising $1m to help bushfire and drought-affected communities

Nov. 23, 2019

Remarkable bequest from arts patrons in Adelaide inspired by legendary philanthropy

Nov. 20, 2019

Philanthropy Australia members recognised for workplace giving

Nov. 19, 2019

Development work in Vietnam honoured with Order of Friendship award

Nov. 19, 2019

‘Kangaroo bond’ to help vulnerable people bounce back

Nov. 13, 2019

Launching the Provocations Podcast - Episode #1

Oct. 16, 2019

The inaugural Collective Giving Australia Summit

Oct. 09, 2019

10 Ways Philanthropy is Housing Australians

Oct. 09, 2019

Peers prepare for innovative approach to grantmaking

Oct. 09, 2019

Opportunity to make the remote Top End accessible to givers

Aug. 02, 2019

Summit tackling the democracy deficit to build stronger communities

Jul. 11, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Philanthropy responds to Uluru Statement

Jul. 10, 2019

Westpac Social Change Fellowship

Jul. 02, 2019

Smart Grants to address educational equity and biodiversity conservation.

Jun. 19, 2019

Celebrating Queensland Philanthropy Week

Jun. 12, 2019

Swinburne’s new not-for-profit professional placement model funds first student

Jun. 12, 2019

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

May. 28, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body welcomes appointment of Assistant Minister

May. 21, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Co-Chairs to lead peak body for first time

May. 08, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body welcomes Labor’s commitment to the not-for-profit sector

May. 03, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: A groundbreaking training and funding program to help solve disadvantage

Apr. 15, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Peak body calls for greater focus on philanthropy

Apr. 10, 2019

How we can support the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Mar. 25, 2019

The Light and the Dark Sides of Philanthropy

Mar. 13, 2019

Big steps forward: Coles and the RSL exit the gambling industry

Mar. 12, 2019

IWD: Lessons for Philanthropy from one of Australia’s longest serving female members of Parliament

Feb. 26, 2019

The Liffman Provocations: What would da Vinci do?

Feb. 20, 2019

The Liffman Provocations: Creative or cop-out?

Feb. 15, 2019

Powerful charity coalition responds to Senate’s damning report on fundraising regulations

Feb. 12, 2019

The Liffman Provocations: Are we missing the main game? The challenge of effective altruism…

Jan. 30, 2019

Our Australia Day Honours List 2019

Jan. 23, 2019

Sarah Davies Welcomes Members back to Philanthropy Weekly for 2019

Jan. 23, 2019

The Liffman Provocations: On Elephants, Riders, Chimpanzees - and Philanthropy…

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