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‘It’s just inspiring to think what’s possible’

Philip Bateman, Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 -  In this month’s episode of Smarter Impact, Philip Bateman talks to Dr Catherine Brown OAM about the opportunity to change ideas into reality and make a difference. Dr Catherine Brown

Getting A Bigger Taste of Good in the Community

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th April 2017 -  A social enterprise providing meaningful work for people with disability through the baking, selling and delivering of gourmet biscuits and slices is set for expansion. The Able

$2M to Build Affordable Houses

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 31st May 2016 -  The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation (LMCF) has announced its first loan of $2 million to Habitat for Humanity to build new homes for low-income families. The foundation launched

Lord Mayor’s Report on Women and Poverty

Lina Caneva, Monday, 7th March 2016 -  A new Not for Profit report has revealed that three in 10 women aged over 60 live in permanent income poverty compared to just 27 per cent of single older men. The report commissioned…

Social Impact Fund for Affordable Housing Launches

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th November 2015 -  Social Enterprise Finance Australia and the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation have joined forces to establish a new social impact fund to help address the homelessness…

EVOLVING CHAIR: Community Foundation Board Aims to Be ‘Brave’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th August 2015 -  Collaboration and syndicated grant making are two topics front of mind for the chair of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Daniel Leighton, as he explains in this month’s

NFP Grants to Create Disability Jobs

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th June 2015 -  Grants of up to $150,000 are being offered to charities in a bid to create innovative employment opportunities for young people with disability. The Lord Mayor’s Charitable…

Warning on ‘Mass Homelessness’ in Australia

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 7th May 2015 -  Australia could experience “mass homelessness” if the Federal Government fails to continue funding a national strategy, one of the world’s foremost authorities…

Role of Philanthropy in Multicultural Communities

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st October 2014 -  The role of philanthropy in Australia needs to be re-assessed in terms of assisting ageing communities, particularly multicultural communities to age well, a new report has found.…

Young Philanthropists Key for Future

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  Young philanthropists are the greatest natural resource and it‘s pivotal that Australia doesn’t leave them behind, the 2014 Youth in Philanthropy Graduation Ceremony…

Melbourne Women’s Fund Set for Launch

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  A new collective giving circle, the Melbourne Women’s Fund, has attracted prominent women in philanthropy ahead of its official launch on July 21. Lord Mayor’s Charitable…

Australia Ahead of UK in Gender-wise Philanthropy

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 1st May 2014 -  Australia is well ahead of the UK in forming civil-sector partnerships and placing a gender lens on philanthropy, visiting philanthropic campaigner Dame Julia Cleverdon said in…
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