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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

New precinct for purpose-led organisations opens in Sydney

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 1st September 2021 -  “We see the precinct as a real hub for local people, and we’ll be encouraging local school and community groups to use the open space”

The number of people giving to charity hits 40 year low

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  The latest analysis of 2018/19 tax-deductible giving data reveals a mixed bag of trends

Analysis

The ‘martyrdom effect’: Why your pain boosts a charity’s gain

Contributor, Friday, 16th July 2021 -  Why does raising money for charity have to involve the pain of running a marathon, or the indignity of growing unflattering facial hair? Because research shows people will give more money if you suffer, write Gary Mortimer, Louise Grimmer and Martin

It’s been nearly 18 months since COVID hit Australia. So what’s happened to giving levels?

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 13th July 2021 -  A new report reveals charitable giving levels since the outbreak of the pandemic 

More money, more impact? Not necessarily.

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 13th July 2021 -  “Philanthropic capital has the potential to drive catalytic systems change in ways that other money doesn't”

A shake up at the top

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 21st June 2021 -  Australia and New Zealand remain the only Western countries in the top 10 most generous countries in the world

Australian women play a significant role in philanthropic decisions

Nikki Stefanoff, Saturday, 12th June 2021 -  A new report suggests it’s time to change the traditional view around what makes a philanthropist and who holds the purse strings. Clue: it’s not always the men.
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