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Community-driven gathering pushes to decolonise Australia’s philanthropy

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 11th May 2022 -  “You can't write the way we share our culture and do our business in community. You can't put that on paper. Sometimes it just needs to be a physical, cultural experience.”

Cross-sector partnerships ‘make room’ for everyone

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 2nd May 2022 -  “It's really just a question of finding a common purpose and common project like this one and then joining forces”

Labor promises to double giving, answering Philanthropy Australia’s call

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 11th April 2022 -  Australia’s rates of philanthropic giving are low compared to some of our closest neighbours, but the federal opposition has promised to change that if it forms government later this year.

Corporate support on the up

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 5th April 2022 -  Philanthropic support given by corporates has increased dramatically in the wake of the Black Summer bushfires, as businesses recognise their place in society.

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Community foundations granted access to DGR

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  “This is a historic reform that changes the dynamic for community foundations.”

Snow Foundation reveals 2022 social entrepreneurship fellows

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 29th March 2022 -  Each entrepreneur will receive between $100,00 and $200,000 in funding from the Snow Foundation 

How effectively do Australian grants match UN SDGs?

Jonathan Alley, Tuesday, 29th March 2022 -  A new report takes a look at $6 billion distributed via the SmartyGrants platform in eight years.

Australian charities locked into funding starvation mode

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 24th March 2022 -  Funders are being called on to fund overhead costs as experts say the “hand to mouth” existence many charities are operating under is not sustainable

Philanthropic giant suspends university funding over lack of diversity in award recipients

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th March 2022 -  “We would have preferred not to have taken this step, but now is the time for action – not just talk.”

Start-up matching donors with charities gets ready to launch

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 9th March 2022 -  “The problem we're looking to address is how to encourage individuals, corporates and families to give more.”
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