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Philanthropy Australia welcomes reduced threshold for charities to access JobKeeper Payment

Apr. 06, 2020

Philanthropy Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s support for charities, with the announcement of proposed changes to enable all charities with a turnover decline of 15% or more to access the JobKeeper Payment. Read more…

How we can support the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Apr. 10, 2019

A number of members have come together to work out how to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. We are seeking to pull together a collective of PA funder members who would be keen to work together to: Read more…

The Liffman Provocations: Creative or cop-out?

Feb. 20, 2019

In my last post, I explored - and acknowledged my own substantial agreement with - the case for effective altruism and suggested that it was not receiving the attention from the local philanthropic sector that it merits. But I also recognised that many would find the very detached and cerebral approach effective altruism requires somewhat challenging and would be more comfortable with an approach that allowed them greater scope to express, in their giving, their more direct experiences, attachments, and priorities. Read more…

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

Feb. 12, 2019

My entry into the philanthropic sector was, I expect, similar to that of many of our colleagues. Following some years working with ngos, an opportunity arose to work with a philanthropic organisation, and my experience as a grant-seeker was considered to equip me to be a grant-maker. Read more…

Our Australia Day Honours List 2019

Jan. 30, 2019

Philanthropy Australia extends a thorough congratulations to all our members who received awards this Australia Day. Read more…

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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Gender-wise Philanthropy Award 2020 recipients

Funder: Brian and Virginia McNamee Foundation

For-purpose: Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)

Award partner: Australian Women Donors Network