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Government announces “wide-ranging” review of charitable giving as it chases philanthropy target

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 13th February 2023 -  A Productivity Commission review on the culture of giving in Australia is the first step towards the government target of doubling philanthropy.
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Flipping the script on Indigenous philanthropy

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 14th September 2022 -  Along with providing funding, donors need to understand the values that Indigenous organisations hold in order to create lasting change.
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How can you reach the new philanthropists?

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 13th September 2022 -  Engaging up-and-coming philanthropists can be a challenge. A young fundraiser has some tips.
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“Philanthropists have power”: listening to lived experience

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 12th September 2022 -  Including lived experience in philanthropic endeavours is vital, according to the CEO of the International Women’s Development Agency.

“It’s now time to step up and inspire”: Philanthropy Australia head

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 6th September 2022 -  With just eight years to go to reach the government’s philanthropy target, there are plenty of opportunities ahead to increase philanthropy giving, especially in locally-focused organisations and amongst new demographics of givers.
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Australia’s mega-rich don’t give enough: report

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 29th August 2022 -  As top-end earnings rise, giving is not keeping pace, prompting questions around how to increase donations from high net worth individuals.


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What Australia’s rising millennial population means for the future of philanthropy

Brayden Howie, Friday, 8th July 2022 -  The latest census data reveals that Australia's millennial population now sits on par with baby boomers. Brayden Howie, CEO of Action on Poverty, says this echoes a growing generational shift underway within the philanthropy sector that marks the beg
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Australian charities locked into funding starvation mode

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 24th March 2022 -  Funders are being called on to fund overhead costs as experts say the “hand to mouth” existence many charities are operating under is not sustainable


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Predictions for 2022: Philanthropy

Maree Sidey, Thursday, 17th February 2022 -  Maree Sidey, chief executive officer of the Australian Communities Foundation, looks at giving in Australia in 2022: the trends, anti-trends and what might surprise us.
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Giving bounce back provides hope for charities in 2022

Luke Michael, Monday, 31st January 2022 -  The second annual JBWere NAB Charitable Giving Index offers good signs for the sector
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