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Want to help shape Melbourne?

Contributor, Thursday, 23rd April 2020 -  Expression of interest for new external assessment panel now open

Help available for NFPs struggling through COVID-19

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st April 2020 -  With coronavirus having a devastating impact on the not-for-profit sector, we take a look at some recently launched funds that could help organisations get through the crisis 

Philanthropy giant pledges millions to help find coronavirus cure

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 23rd March 2020 -  It’s the first round of grants from the foundation to support COVID-19-related research 

Transferring wealth… into the hands of the community

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th February 2020 -  Residents of Wangaratta, Indigo, Alpine and Mansfield could raise $6.3 million in charitable assets over a decade  

Ancillary fund landscape revealed

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 23rd January 2020 -  New data shows the number of Private Ancillary Funds is on the rise. But the number of Public Ancillary Funds is falling. We take a look at what this means for the ancillary fund landscape. 

Opinion

Participatory grantmaking: Can we afford not to do it?

Contributor, Monday, 16th December 2019 -  In this article, practitioners of participatory grantmaking – Dr Stellah Wairimu Bosire, Rose Longhurst, Katy Love and Diana Samarasan – respond to some of the questions they are frequently asked by those interested in the approach.

Opinion

Australian philanthropy needs more crowd power

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 26th November 2019 -  Philanthropy’s ability to give up power will actually demonstrate the sector’s maturity, writes Krystian Seibert, who argues it’s time for Australian philanthropic organisations to move towards a more participatory grantmaking model.

Helping people and the planet

Contributor, Monday, 28th October 2019 -  12,000 Australians are set to benefit from Westpac Foundation grants. 

The 2020 IMPACT Philanthropy Application Program opens Monday 28 October

Contributor, Thursday, 24th October 2019 -  This is a date that you don’t want to miss if your organisation is grant ready and can demonstrate that it has the capacity and capabilities to deliver projects important to your mission. 

A new approach to giving

Contributor, Monday, 30th September 2019 -  This month Westpac Foundation announced it’s changing its approach to giving for social enterprises. Here the foundation’s CEO, Susan Bannigan, talks about the changing nature of corporate philanthropy and how collaboration is key to its 2030 str
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