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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.

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? 

A guide to giving to support WA bushfire recovery

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 17th February 2021 -  Pro Bono Australia’s directory of bushfire appeals has been updated to include funds supporting those affected by the recent fires outside of Perth 

Partnership to spark generosity in the everyday investor

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 17th February 2021 -  CEO of VentureCrowd says investors don’t just want financial returns, they want opportunities that make a difference.

Donation Dollar offers a way for Australians to give regularly

Bruce Argyle, Tuesday, 22nd September 2020 -  Challenges like COVID-19 have highlighted the importance of regular donations, which is why the Australian Mint’s introduction of the Donation Dollar could not have happened at a better time, writes Bruce Argyle from Bendigo Bank. 

The world’s first coin with a call to action

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 -  “If every Australian donated a Donation Dollar just once a month, it has the potential to raise an additional $300 million annually”

Philanthropy Australia unveils its priorities for a post-COVID future

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th August 2020 -  Sector leaders say there is an important role for private giving in Australia's COVID-19 recovery     

Opinion

Sustainable support: A balancing act for philanthropists

Dr Chau Chak Wing, Wednesday, 12th August 2020 -  Dr Chau Chak Wing shares some insight into how he approaches his giving and the importance, now more than ever, of finding the balance between preserving the past, stabilising the present and nurturing the future. 

Opinion

Back to the future – philanthropy helps to feed Australians

Emma Sakellaris, Wednesday, 24th June 2020 -  Grassroots charities rely on consistent grants through charitable foundations, structured giving and bequests – with philanthropy looking to focus on “whole society” issues, it is up to “middle Australia” to support these charities, writes

Five mistakes not to make if you want to give well

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 11th June 2020 -  The team at Koda Capital share their tips on not just how to give, but how to do it properly 
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