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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.

What does effective philanthropy look like?

Contributor, Tuesday, 1st June 2021 -  How a unique partnership between The Glencoe Foundation and Action on Poverty (AOP) has helped over 28,000 children with clubfoot walk for life. 

Opinion

Funding for impact and wellbeing

Julia Keady, Monday, 31st May 2021 -  Julia Keady, CEO and founder of The Xfactor Collective, looks at the connection between wellbeing and the systemic issues that led to widespread burnout across the social sector.

A three step guide to decolonising philanthropy

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 11th May 2021 -  “Decolonising wealth is really about sharing wealth and creating a future where we can all mutually thrive.” 

Australia’s biggest givers more generous than ever

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 5th May 2021 -  With the release of this year’s Philanthropy 50 list it’s clear that high wealth giving is only getting stronger but what about more generalised giving from the public? 

Philanthropy Australia unveils blueprint to enhance nation’s culture of giving

Luke Michael, Thursday, 22nd April 2021 -  “There's never been a more important time for philanthropy in Australia”      
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