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You call it philanthropy, we call it ‘Devlopman Tèt Ansanm’

Marie-Rose Romain Murphy, Monday, 21st September 2020 -  Marie-Rose Romain Murphy shares lessons from the Haiti Community Foundation in the second in a global series of articles contextualising the role of foundations, philanthropists and funders in countries around the world. 

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Philanthropy strategies when funding family violence during COVID

Teresa Zolnierkiewicz, Monday, 31st August 2020 -  Many philanthropists recognise that family violence is an area of intense need right now, but they often have limited understanding as to how to effectively respond, writes Teresa Zolnierkiewicz, who talks to Loretta Mannix-Fell to unpack the range o

We need to talk about racism in philanthropy

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 20th August 2020 -  Structural racism is not a new issue in Australian philanthropy. But it’s not an issue that people like to openly talk about. Now, some want that to change.  

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If data is 21st century oil, could foundations be the right owners?

Contributor, Monday, 17th August 2020 -  Foundation ownership in the data sector may sound like a wild idea at first. Yet foundations and their predecessors have played the role of purpose-driven owners of critical assets and infrastructures throughout history, writes Felix Oldenburg.

Has COVID-19 accelerated funding collaboration?

Contributor, Tuesday, 9th June 2020 -  Read how a collaboration between three foundations and Community Resources, means the national not-for-profit organisation will be able to sustain jobs throughout 2020, and plan for growth into 2021. 

Why DGR reform could boost collaboration in the philanthropic sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th May 2020 -  Sector leaders say Australia can learn from how community foundations operate overseas  

Philanthropists given incentive to dig deep for struggling charities

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th May 2020 -  Sector leaders say charities will struggle to stay afloat without increased philanthropic support

COVID-19 relief efforts hampered by red tape burden

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th May 2020 -  Advocates say struggling communities are having to wait weeks for crucial support  

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COVID-19⁠: Five things philanthropists can do

Caitriona Fay, Monday, 30th March 2020 -  Caitriona Fay from Perpetual Limited shares ways that philanthropists can help address critical community needs in these challenging times.

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Pandemic – A time to demonstrate philanthropy at its best

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 17th March 2020 -  Krystian Seibert shares his reflections about what the COVID-19 pandemic means for the Australian charities sector and four things philanthropy needs to do. 
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