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Magistrate Leaves University $4 Million

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd July 2015 -  A former Magistrate and staff member at Melbourne University has left her former employer a gift of $4 million. Francine McNiff passed away in April this year after a high-profile…

Couple Makes Record Donation to University

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 -  A philanthropic Sydney couple have made an unprecedented $10.8 million donation to the University of Sydney’s nursing school. Susan and Isaac Wakil started selling off their…

ACT Most Charitable State

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 30th April 2015 -  Australia’s most charitable state in 2012-13 was the Australian Capital Territory, according to the latest statistics from the Australian Tax Office – holding its top place…

Charities To Get Text Appeal in Telco Trial

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 24th March 2015 -  Using text messaging to make a donation to an Australian charity across all networks may become a reality – more than 10 years after the scheme took off in the UK and the US –…

Charity Starts Accepting Virtual Currency Donations

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 5th February 2015 -  A major international charity has taken the unusual step of accepting donations in virtual currencies. Global Impact, a Not for Profit organisation that supports international…

Debunking a Charity Urban Legend

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 13th January 2015 -  A story that has circulated widely throughout the internet claiming some of the biggest charities in the world were reducing their “efficiency” by paying multi-million…

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Wesfarmers Donate to Women’s Cancer Research

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  A donation of $5million from one of Australia's largest listed companies Wesfarmers is set to have a major impact on women’s cancer research in Western Australia. The…

$4m Microsoft & World Vision Partnership

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  Technology giant Microsoft has made a $4 million software donation to welfare Not for Profit World Vision Australia to strengthen the organisation’s technology capabilities…

New ‘Dip to Donate’ Technology

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 18th September 2014 -  A new piece of ‘giving’ technology could change the way that people make donations to charities, with tin-rattling coin collectors a possible thing of the past. With…

Former Politician Donates to Housing NFP

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th August 2014 -  A community activist concerned about Sydney’s housing affordability crisis has gifted a significant donation to community housing provider Bridge Housing. The Not for…

Dick Smith distributes part of $1M to charity

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  Millionaire philanthropist Dick Smith has given away the first half million dollars to charity in his million dollar 2014 Charity Breakthrough pledge. As part of the Dick Smith Foods…

Aussie Investment Fund with a Philanthropic Bent

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th July 2014 -  A group of prominent Australian fund managers have joined forces to establish a single listed investment company which will have the added benefit of supporting Australian children’s…
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