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Bringing Vance’s vision to life

Contributor, Tuesday, 28th September 2021 -  Dr Vance Gledhill AM is a visionary philanthropist who is revolutionising the role individuals can play in tackling global challenges like poverty.   Five years ago, Dr Vance Gledhill

Sustainable support: A balancing act for philanthropists

Dr Chau Chak Wing, Wednesday, 12th August 2020 -  Dr Chau Chak Wing shares some insight into how he approaches his giving and the importance, now more than ever, of finding the balance between preserving the past, stabilising the

Philanthropists and Advocates Receive Top 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Lina Caneva, Monday, 12th June 2017 -  A number of established philanthropists, not-for-profit sector advocates and sector advisers have received top honours in the 2017 Queen’s birthday awards. The governor-general

UQ Gets $8M Gift for the Arts

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 18th August 2016 -  A Brisbane philanthropist has donated $8 million in what is being hailed the biggest ever donation dedicated to the arts in Queensland. The gift from the estate of the late Paula Kinnane

Vale Philanthropist & Entrepreneur Robert Oatley

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th January 2016 -  Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Robert “Bob” Oatley AO has died at the age of 87. The winemaker, businessman, philanthropist, and well known owner and…

Zuckerberg Donates to Ebola Fight

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th October 2014 -  Facebook founder and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged $US25 million to the US Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the deadly Ebola disease…

Universities Don’t Just Need Biggest Givers

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd September 2014 -  One of Australia's highest profile philanthropists, Andrew Forrest has called on Universities to get better at dealing with small and medium financial donors, rather than…

The Passion and Science of Giving

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st August 2014 -  Philanthropist and chair of ANZ and Coca Cola Amatil – David Gonski says a deep family involvement in medical science led him into the world of giving, but his business experience…

Ordinary Aristocrats: Philanthropists as Ethical Leaders?

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  New research into the way Australian philanthropists are portrayed as ethical leaders in the national media has found that the portrayal reinforces social and economic inequality.…

Matched Giving Portal Makes Its Mark

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th May 2014 -  A new online portal allows Australian donors to give to charities and have their donations matched by a company or a philanthropist of their choice. Called Givematcher, it’s…

A Dick Smith Million Dollar ‘Snap’ for Charity

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th December 2013 -  Millionaire philanthropist and business entrepreneur Dick Smith will donate $1 million to charity in 2014 and the supporters of his Australian-made company Dick Smith Foods will…

Community Foundation Embraces Savvy Giving

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th November 2013 -  The funds under management of one of Australia’s oldest and largest community foundations, the Australian Communities Foundation, has grown by more than 16 per cent to $45…
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