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Top philanthropic gifts of 2019

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 18th December 2019 -  Mental health and the environment catch the attention of philanthropy in 2019 

Opinion

We need to talk about specific listings

Krystian Seibert, Monday, 4th November 2019 -  The DGR specific listing process is political, opaque and in most cases, success depends on having the right connections and requires persistent lobbying, writes Krystian Seibert.

Australian mental health charities miss out on philanthropic dollars

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 28th October 2019 -  Just 28 per cent of private funders are consistently investing in mental health causes  

My Story – Maria da Graca Guerreiro

Contributor, Tuesday, 30th July 2019 -  Rita Mu speaks with Maria da Graca Guerreiro about why she chose to leave money to ChildFund in her will and how she is hoping her own decision will inspire others to do the same.

Oxford University receives £150 million gift to help share humanities with the world

Luke Michael, Friday, 21st June 2019 -  A US philanthropist has made the largest single donation to Oxford University “since the Renaissance”, as part of a plan to transform the way the institution teaches and researches humanities.

Aussies urged to think before they give

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th June 2019 -  Australian donors are putting children at risk of harm by supporting overseas projects without applying proper scrutiny, a child protection expert warns.  

Philanthropists find their perfect match

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 5th June 2019 -  The University of Queensland (UQ) is working with philanthropists to raise $30 million for disadvantaged students through a new scholarship matching initiative.

A moral dilemma: When philanthropy meets inequality

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 28th May 2019 -  The moral authority of philanthropy in the face of increasing inequality is the most challenging question facing philanthropy today, says a leading US expert.

Aussies urged to help rural communities doing it tough

Luke Michael, Thursday, 16th May 2019 -  Australians are being encouraged to give generously to rural charities before the end of the financial year, with fears regional communities are being neglected in favour of major city-based charities.

Forrests set Australian donation record… again

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 7th May 2019 -  Australian philanthropists Andrew and Nicola Forrest hope a record $655 million donation to their Minderoo Foundation will help inspire a culture of philanthropy in the Asia-Pacific region.
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