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New funding to support grassroots’ programs for vulnerable women

Nov. 25, 2022

Two organisations offering different approaches to supporting vulnerable Victorian women will be able to take important steps in their service provision thanks to grants announced at the Melbourne Women’s Fund (MWF) awards celebration. The MWF Signature Grant of $75,000 will help the Tradeswomen Community Foundation implement a job readiness and… Read more…

Nation’s social cohesion declines after pandemic high

Nov. 25, 2022

Australia’s social cohesion is at a crucial tipping point as the nation re-adjusts to a post-pandemic life, the Scanlan Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion 2022 study has found. In what was the largest survey in the 16-year history of the annual study, the findings reveal a nation whose support for multiculturalism… Read more…

Foundation names new CEO in landmark year

Nov. 11, 2022

Rachel Ball As the Reichstein Foundation marks its half century, it has announced that it will embark on the next stage of its “Change Not Charity’ journey with a new Chief Executive Officer. Rachel Ball, most recently Head of Policy and Negotiations at the First People’s Assembly of Victoria and… Read more…

Report shows philanthropy can help unleash Australia’s economic potential.

Nov. 11, 2022

On average, $128b could be added to the economy and 461,000 workers could enter the workforce annually, if attitudes towards gender shifted, according to a new report  by Australians Investing in Women (AIIW) in partnership with Deloitte Access Economics (DAE). The report, titled Breaking the Norm: Unleashing Australia’s economic potential… Read more…

Budget Update October 2022

Oct. 28, 2022

The Federal Government’s commitment to develop a strategy to double giving by 2030 will be pursued through a Productivity Commission (PC) Review. As part of developing the Commission’s report during 2023, there will be extensive consultation with the sector, including the opportunity to provide submissions. The Government will formally respond… Read more…


Oct. 28, 2022

New appointments from across the sector - October 2022

Oct. 13, 2022

Progress on national fundraising laws

Oct. 06, 2022

Seeking justice and equity for people with disability

Oct. 06, 2022

Vulnerable older women need investment in housing options

Sep. 29, 2022

Key role for government in charities’ future resilience

Sep. 29, 2022

Complex picture of Australian giving behind global generosity ranking

Sep. 29, 2022

Sports’ donors kicking goals for the “green and gold decade’’ to come

Sep. 16, 2022

Sector appointments - September 2022

Sep. 16, 2022

Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2022 – photo gallery

Sep. 16, 2022

Census analysis reveals sector challenges

Sep. 16, 2022

Giving trends show more money but fewer donors

Sep. 09, 2022

From grandmothers’ stories to a changed world for giving

Sep. 09, 2022

Ukraine’s plea for help

Sep. 09, 2022

Riding the waves of big ideas and inspiring insights

Sep. 08, 2022

Rebecca Huntley

Sep. 08, 2022

Chancellor Professor Peter Shergold AC

Sep. 08, 2022

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Sep. 08, 2022

Dr Beth Breeze OBE

Sep. 08, 2022

Kevin Starr

Sep. 08, 2022

Professor Kristy Muir

Sep. 08, 2022

Stan Grant

Sep. 02, 2022

Community philanthropy loses long-standing supporter

Sep. 02, 2022

Call for nation’s wealthiest to embrace transformative power of philanthropy

Sep. 02, 2022

Has there been a better time to listen to philanthropy?

Sep. 01, 2022

Building local drought plans at heart of new grants

Aug. 26, 2022

Community foundation’s latest grants to help job pathways

Aug. 26, 2022

Investment challenges loom for local NFPs, says new survey

Aug. 26, 2022

Helping boys on their journey to become top blokes

Aug. 19, 2022

Taronga and Citi extend environmental partnership

Aug. 19, 2022

When a small idea becomes a fashion statement for remote communities

Aug. 12, 2022

An approach that helps mothers and babies thrive

Aug. 12, 2022

Prevention new focus for funding youth mental health

Jul. 26, 2022

Video library resource expands its content for charities and not-for-profits

Jun. 24, 2022

Donation to support stroke research

Jun. 17, 2022

Variety of national community commitment recognised with awards

Jun. 10, 2022

Celebration of Queensland’s diverse year of giving

Jun. 10, 2022

Amplify to tackle underfunding and support LGBTIQ+ organisations

Jun. 10, 2022

Wellbeing hub set to support sector resilience

Jun. 03, 2022

2022 Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropy Awards

Jun. 03, 2022

Reconciliation Week: Local foundation’s pledge to First Nations

May. 24, 2022

New appointments from across the sector - May 2022

Apr. 22, 2022

Labor Commits to Charity Sector Development Plan

Apr. 21, 2022

New appointments from across the sector - April 2022

Apr. 07, 2022

Philanthropy Australia welcomes Labor commitment to double giving

Apr. 01, 2022

Corporate support and community – a new view

Mar. 22, 2022

New report reveals movement towards climate change and environment philanthropy

Mar. 17, 2022

Engine starts on new impact tool

Feb. 04, 2022

New appointments from across the sector - February 2022

Jan. 27, 2022

Education the key to building Holocaust awareness, according to new survey

Jan. 27, 2022

Philanthropy connections run deep in honours’ list

Dec. 21, 2021

Bushfire program builds children’s resilience after disasters

Dec. 08, 2021

News close to home – PIJI wants to know

Dec. 03, 2021

Donor’s $1m gift turns page for women’s literature prize

Dec. 02, 2021

Winners of the 2021 Workplace Giving Excellence Awards announced

Dec. 02, 2021

Cross-sector collaboration key to NFPs’ future, says new report

Nov. 29, 2021

Opportunity for flexible funders to help stressed rural and regional communities

Nov. 25, 2021

Pandemic’s cost to Australian women’s employment and education revealed

Nov. 18, 2021

Pulse finds ongoing for-purpose pressures

Nov. 05, 2021

Academy to build skills across borders

Nov. 05, 2021

Insights on giving local and global

Oct. 28, 2021

New CEO joins fight against youth homelessness

Oct. 22, 2021

Toolkit provides practical giving guidance

Oct. 21, 2021

Special legacy to fuel future changemakers

Oct. 21, 2021

Hunger touches our kids too, says Foodbank

Oct. 21, 2021

Snow biomedical research fellows announced

Oct. 05, 2021

Corporate giving urged to focus on gender equality to speed up change

Sep. 17, 2021

Directory resource for those living with disability

Sep. 16, 2021

Youth focus for new Hunter region grants

Aug. 26, 2021

Lisa Grinham takes on new role as St. George Foundation CEO

Aug. 20, 2021

Communities tackling drought share funding to support recovery projects

Aug. 16, 2021

Change at the top for Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

Aug. 06, 2021

Change at the top for CSI

Aug. 06, 2021

Impact network to shift outcomes

Jul. 30, 2021

Digital Hub now good to go

Jul. 14, 2021

CSI announces cohort of #SILA24 leaders selected to drive positive social change

Jul. 08, 2021

In search of an anthem that advocates change

Jul. 07, 2021

New report sheds light on Australia’s growing philanthropic sector to help guide social change

Jun. 17, 2021

New portal connects suicide prevention through community of practice

Jun. 17, 2021

‘Annie’ gives carers the answers

May. 20, 2021

Volunteering confronts post-COVID challenges

Apr. 29, 2021

Workplace awards for pandemic response

Apr. 13, 2021

Gender equality needs increased investment

Mar. 10, 2021

New partnership joins forces to tackle homelessness in Australia

Mar. 10, 2021

New bridge across digital divide

Feb. 23, 2021

New partnerships set to support struggling rural and regional communities

Feb. 12, 2021

Centre for Social Impact: Social Impact Leadership Australia (SILA) program

Feb. 05, 2021

New program to develop for purpose leadership capacity

Jan. 27, 2021

Australia Day 2021 Honours List

May. 18, 2020

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

May. 06, 2020

Federal Government amendment encourages ancillary funds to increase granting

Nov. 23, 2019

Remarkable bequest from arts patrons in Adelaide inspired by legendary philanthropy

Nov. 19, 2019

Development work in Vietnam honoured with Order of Friendship award

Nov. 19, 2019

‘Kangaroo bond’ to help vulnerable people bounce back

Oct. 09, 2019

Peers prepare for innovative approach to grantmaking

Oct. 09, 2019

Opportunity to make the remote Top End accessible to givers

Jul. 02, 2019

Smart Grants to address educational equity and biodiversity conservation.

Jun. 12, 2019

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

Jun. 12, 2019

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

Mar. 25, 2019

The Light and the Dark Sides of Philanthropy

Feb. 20, 2019

The Liffman Provocations: Creative or cop-out?

Jan. 30, 2019

Our Australia Day Honours List 2019

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