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How do we unlock the value of philanthropy in Australia?

Jodi Kennedy, Tuesday, 14th December 2021 -  As Australia continues to face ongoing challenges, supporting the for-purpose sector to reshape and rebuild demands new approaches to funding and more of it, writes Jodi Kennedy from Equity Trustees.

Winners announced at this year’s Australian Philanthropy Awards

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 17th November 2021 -  “Giving can take many forms. It’s certainly not all about dollars – we all have the capacity to make a contribution to society and I think as a nation, we lead by example” 

Winner of Million Dollar Vax campaign is announced

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 17th November 2021 -  Almost three million vaccinated Australians entered a competition to become an overnight millionaire, but there could be only one winner. 

Opinion

Billionaires taking action on climate change are part of a long tradition

Contributor, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  Wealthy philanthropists throughout history have been prepared to help, writes David Tuffley from Griffith University.

Australian-first philanthropy toolkit launches

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 27th October 2021 -  “There isn’t a definitive way to be a philanthropist and we developed the toolkit with that in mind.”

A million (dollar) reasons to get the COVID jab

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 4th October 2021 -  With many Australians waiting for the right time to get the vaccination, a new million-dollar vaccine lottery might be the incentive they need to get the jab sooner rather than later. 

Bringing Vance’s vision to life

Contributor, Tuesday, 28th September 2021 -  Dr Vance Gledhill AM is a visionary philanthropist who is revolutionising the role individuals can play in tackling global challenges like poverty.  

Opinion

What have we learnt after 135 years of philanthropy?

Stacey Thomas, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  The Wyatt Trust is marking 135 years of philanthropy in Australia this year. Here CEO Stacey Thomas reflects on what has and hasn’t changed in that time and outlines three key learnings.

Peter Singer vows to donate million dollar philosophy prize

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th September 2021 -  Half the prize money will go to Singer’s own charity The Life You Can Save

Philanthropy has a role to play in funding NFP journalism

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th September 2021 -  Researchers say building relationships between the news media and philanthropic sectors is critical to enabling more public interest journalism funding
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