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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

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 
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