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What have we learnt after 135 years of philanthropy?

Stacey Thomas, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  The Wyatt Trust is marking 135 years of philanthropy in Australia this year. Here CEO Stacey Thomas reflects on what has and hasn’t changed in that time and outlines three key learnings.

New precinct for purpose-led organisations opens in Sydney

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 1st September 2021 -  “We see the precinct as a real hub for local people, and we’ll be encouraging local school and community groups to use the open space”

What does effective philanthropy look like?

Contributor, Tuesday, 1st June 2021 -  How a unique partnership between The Glencoe Foundation and Action on Poverty (AOP) has helped over 28,000 children with clubfoot walk for life. 

Opinion

Let’s be frank. There is a power imbalance between philanthropic funders and fundees

Sean Barrett, Monday, 19th April 2021 -  Unless we find ways to address this imbalance – and funders get frank feedback on how they can improve their performance – building partnerships of equals will be difficult, writes Sean Barrett.

New York homelessness NFP wins $100M MacArthur Grant

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 14th April 2021 -  Community Solutions will use the $100 million grant to implement and scale Built for Zero, its data-driven public health approach to ending homelessness.

Opinion

The Lemann Foundation and the case of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Charles Keidan, Friday, 2nd April 2021 -  The Lemann Foundation's role in the development of the AstraZeneca vaccine is a triumph for Brazilian philanthropy but not one which is widely known. Charles Keidan looks at why that is.

Supporting philanthropy to fund NFP journalism

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 24th February 2021 -  New research will explore the potential of a not-for-profit journalism sector  

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.

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 

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.
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