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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…

Federal Government amendment encourages ancillary funds to increase granting

May. 06, 2020

The Federal Government has announced amendments to the ministerial guidelines which will encourage ancillary funds to increase their granting during this time of immense need. Read more…

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…

Remarkable bequest from arts patrons in Adelaide inspired by legendary philanthropy

Nov. 23, 2019

One of the most extraordinary Australian cultural gifts ever made has been revealed with the announcement of a $38 million bequest to the Art Gallery of South Australia from noted philanthropists James and Diana Ramsay. Read more…

Development work in Vietnam honoured with Order of Friendship award

Nov. 19, 2019

Action on Poverty’s (AOP) three decades of work in Vietnam has been recognized with the presentation of the nation’s Order of Friendship. Read more…


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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