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2020 showed us philanthropy can be more: More effective. More responsive. More innovative.

Jodi Kennedy, Tuesday, 22nd December 2020 -  It was our ability to change our traditional way of granting to be more responsive, flexible and ultimately supportive of what the sector needed, that was our proudest achievement this year, writes Jodi Kennedy, from Equity Trustees.

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?

Myer Foundation soars towards ethical investment portfolio transformation

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 -  The philanthropic giant is aiming for 100 per cent of its portfolio to be made up of sustainable investments by 2022 

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 

Analysis

Our investments should not drive the problems we ask grantees to solve

Ellen Dorsey, Wednesday, 25th November 2020 -  Many foundations have realised that they do not need to sacrifice returns to multiply impact and as a result are deploying their investments as another tool in service of their mission, write Ellen Dorsey and Dan Chu.

Carol Schwartz AO crowned Australia’s leading philanthropist

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th November 2020 -  The winners of the 2020 Australian Philanthropy Awards have been revealed 

Giving together to reimagine Australia

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 21st October 2020 -  A new funding program is looking to make philanthropy more accessible  

National day of giving set to boost Aussie LGBTIQ+ projects

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 14th October 2020 -  Advocates are looking to address a shortage of funding given to rainbow causes in Australia 

How do corporates ‘give well’ in a global pandemic?

Contributor, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 -  When it comes to corporate philanthropy, there’s never been a year like 2020. 

Crowdfunding for the long term

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 30th September 2020 -  Recurring Crowdfunding aims to help community organisations and social enterprises build a reliable supporter base over time.
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