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Innovation recognised for Not-for-Profits

Oct. 21, 2020

New approaches to developing career-related learning for primary school children and an app to boost interaction between those living with dementia and their carers have been included in a list of top innovations. Read more…

Record attempt at digital dancing just one way to upskill

Oct. 20, 2020

At 10 am this Friday, scores of senior citizens across the Ipswich district in Queensland will attempt a world record for a most unusual event – a virtual, sit-down hokey pokey. Read more…

New CSI research project on mental health post-COVID

Sep. 30, 2020

A new research project exploring and analysing the state of Australia’s mental health and well being systems in a post-COVID-19 environment has been unveiled. The project, which is part of the Centre for Social Impact’s series of deep analyses of social issues areas, is supported by Zurich Financial Services Australia… Read more…

The Myer Foundation joins in the Spirit of ‘Giveout Day’ for LGBTIQ+ Communities

Sep. 25, 2020

The Myer Foundation has awarded a grant of $10,000 to national LGBTIQ+ organisation, Equality Australia, in celebration of GiveOUT Day 2020 – a national day to raise funds and aareness for LGBTIQ+ communities and organisations. “Granting this $10,000 as part of GiveOUT Day 2020 is a great way for The Myer Foundation to showcase, profile… Read more…

New opportunity to assess COVID-19 impact

Sep. 23, 2020

Following the baseline RESET 2020 National Impact+Need Research Study earlier this year, our partners at The Xfactor Collective have launched the follow-up tracking survey. This second survey, which opens next Monday, is designed to track the evolving impacts of COVID-19 on the social sector. Read more…


Sep. 09, 2020

Philanthropy maintains fast, generous and flexible response to COVID-19

Sep. 08, 2020

Big results from a small grant

Sep. 01, 2020

Digital skills the priority for Not-for-profits

Aug. 31, 2020

Philanthropy Australia announces Jack Heath as new CEO

Aug. 19, 2020

Policy Priorities for a Post COVID-19 Australia

Aug. 14, 2020

Aus Philanthropy Awards celebrating bold, best practice philanthropy in the year that needs it most

Aug. 05, 2020

Vital next steps to help charities build back stronger

Aug. 05, 2020

Early insights from national giving report

Jul. 28, 2020

Celebrating bold and better philanthropy - Nominate for the Australian Philanthropy Awards 2020

Jul. 22, 2020

Pulse survey of the for-purpose sector in COVID-19

Jul. 22, 2020

Community sporting clubs in COVID-19 induced crisis

Jul. 02, 2020

Inaugural grant round provides $90,000 for charities hit by COVID in QLD and NSW

Jun. 17, 2020

Vale Dr Christopher Baker

Jun. 10, 2020

Keep government support to help charities’ viability: SVA report

Jun. 04, 2020

Australian Philanthropy over 20 years: A timeline

Jun. 04, 2020

Look how far we’ve come: Philanthropy

May. 27, 2020

Philanthropy Australia members quick to help those in need

May. 18, 2020

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

May. 15, 2020

Health crisis starting to bite across social purpose sector

May. 14, 2020

Stimulating conservation and land management jobs in the downturn to come

May. 07, 2020

Philanthropic community delivers National Assistance Program for the Arts

May. 06, 2020

Federal Government amendment encourages ancillary funds to increase granting

May. 05, 2020

Philanthropy Australia’s COVID-19 Government Policy Recommendations

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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