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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” Australia’s most generous philanthropic foundation,

The number of people giving to charity hits 40 year low

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  The latest analysis of 2018/19 tax-deductible giving data reveals a mixed bag of trends  While the total amount of money given to charity in 2018/19 jumped 5 per cent from the previous

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
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