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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. 

Opinion

Relationships first, money after

Contributor, Thursday, 5th March 2020 -  Philanthropy can help restore the power and dignity of Indigenous peoples and their cultures, but it takes more than writing cheques, having meetings and making the right noises, argues Manaia King of the J R McKenzie Trust in New Zealand.

We need to facilitate responsive, future-focused philanthropy

Contributor, Tuesday, 18th February 2020 -  Equity Trustees’ involvement in establishing two disaster response trusts and the 2019 Annual Giving Review highlight the critical necessity for innovative approaches to adapt to current community expectations and needs, writes Jodi Kennedy, genera

Getting the creative juices flowing, and helping a community

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 10th February 2020 -  The program will impact over 1,900 kids in marginalised areas 

Business council backs emergency volunteers

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th January 2020 -  New $25 million trust will be permanent and ongoing 

Opinion

Philanthropy in the wake of a royal commission

Emma Morgan, Monday, 28th October 2019 -  Emma Morgan, from The Family Violence Philanthropy Collaboration Project, reflects on what happens when a royal commission sparks the will to change and shares lessons on how funders can seize the opportunity and support improved outcomes.

Giving all communities ‘a seat at the table’

Contributor, Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 -  What sets community foundations apart is that they work with and for the community, writes Bec Bridges from Australian Community Philanthropy, ahead of the upcoming National Community Foundations Forum 2019.

Philanthropy centre announced to tackle Australia’s freshwater crisis

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 1st October 2019 -  Two Australian philanthropy giants have joined forces, pumping millions of dollars into a project to protect the country’s freshwater resources.

New fund offers long-term support for rural communities after a disaster

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 11th September 2019 -  Australian rural communities are suffering from an increasing number of climate-related disasters. But with financial support often only available in the immediate aftermath of an event, a new dedicated fund is looking to aid communities in their lon

Macquarie reveals winners of $50 million philanthropic prize

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 28th August 2019 -  A project looking to eliminate a debilitating skin disease affecting 200 million people globally is among the winners of a $50 million philanthropic award.
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