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More money, more impact? Not necessarily.

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 13th July 2021 -  “Philanthropic capital has the potential to drive catalytic systems change in ways that other money doesn’t” Despite Australia’s top philanthropic organisations doubling

Australian women play a significant role in philanthropic decisions

Nikki Stefanoff, Saturday, 12th June 2021 -  A new report suggests it’s time to change the traditional view around what makes a philanthropist and who holds the purse strings. Clue: it’s not always the men. When Kim Downes started

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.  When Fahim* was born to a rickshaw

Australia’s biggest givers more generous than ever

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 5th May 2021 -  With the release of this year’s Philanthropy 50 list it’s clear that high wealth giving is only getting stronger but what about more generalised giving from the public?  Australia’s

Launching the Living Learning program

Dale Renner, Wednesday, 5th May 2021 -  The Living Learning program is important, writes Dale Renner, not just because of its social impact on young people, but also because of the way the impact investment is structured.

The future (of investment) is female

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 14th April 2021 -  A new report highlights that without focus on female investment Australia’s push for gender equality will continue to slide backwards A crucial investment focus is needed on employment

Vulnerability and resilience in the social sector: What we learnt through COVID-19

Sam Thorp, Wednesday, 31st March 2021 -  Supporting social purpose organisations through 2020 taught the Paul Ramsay Foundation and SVA key lessons about what leads to vulnerability or resilience in a crisis. In supporting

The funders of tomorrow unite for lasting change

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  The fifth biennial NEXUS Australia Summit featured international speakers such as Dr Jane Goodall DBE, and Valerie Rockefeller, chair of Rockefeller Brothers Fund Over 170 of Australia’s

Predictions for 2021: Philanthropy

Jack Heath, Wednesday, 17th February 2021 -  Jack Heath, CEO of Philanthropy Australia, shares some more or less, and different, predictions for 2021. After the year that was 2020, it’s a brave CEO that makes predictions for

Partnership to spark generosity in the everyday investor

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 17th February 2021 -  CEO of VentureCrowd says investors don’t just want financial returns, they want opportunities that make a difference. An equity crowdfunding platform is prompting its investors

‘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

Stepping up and thinking quick: 2020 philanthropy in review

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 22nd December 2020 -  We shine a light on the biggest philanthropic moments and gifts from across 2020  In a year characterised by never-ending and unprecedented challenges that devastated the lives
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