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Giving trends

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 

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

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.” 

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”      

Why charities need to better understand populism or risk being disadvantaged

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 9th March 2021 -  New research shows populist values are a strong predictor of charitable giving

Stepping up and thinking quick: 2020 philanthropy in review

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 22nd December 2020 -  We shine a light on the biggest philanthropic moments and gifts from across 2020 

Opinion

No spare change: How charities, buskers and beggars aren’t feeling so festive in our cashless society

Contributor, Monday, 21st December 2020 -  Christmas is traditionally a time of giving, including to charities and the needy. But what happens when so few of us carry cash anymore?

Philanthropy urged to put gender lens on COVID-19 recovery

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 25th November 2020 -  Sector leaders argue the importance of a gender lens as Women Donors Network rebrands to encourage more people to focus on women and girls in their giving 
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