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Record Number of Aussie Grant Recipients

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th December 2013 -  The Mary MacKillop Foundation has announced a record number of recipients of 12-month grants for “small life changing projects”, supporting community-based initiatives…

Public Schools Missing out on Philanthropy

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th February 2013 -  Public schools are missing out on financial and ‘in-kind’ support from philanthropic foundations and trusts and instead relying on fetes and more traditional fundraising,…

TechSoup Program To Help US Foundations Support International NGOs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th November 2012 - 
Picture: blogs.technet.com Global technology resource organisation, TechSoup is to begin a program to help facilitate international grantmaking by US Not for Profits into Asia,…

Researchers Track US Foundation Distributions

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st November 2012 -  US philanthropic research organisation, The Foundation Center, has released new research that examines the payout practices and spending patterns of more than 1,000 larger U.S.…

Endowed Charitable Foundations: Not Just Maximising Investment Returns

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th October 2012 -  Gina Anderson, Philanthropy Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact, looks at the impact of endowed charitable foundations. This article is from the CSI blog
OPINION: Endowed…

New Foundation To Support Indigenous Youth

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th November 2010 -  The tragic loss of a sports mad Melbourne teenager has been the impetus to help provide support and encouragement for disadvantaged youngsters to get involved in sport, especially…

New Book a Practical Guide for Australian NFPs

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 13th October 2010 -  A new book by Australian lawyer and adviser to the Not for Profit sector, Catherine Brown, is described as a practical guide for people working in the sector, especially aspiring board…

Foundation Execs Test Social Media – Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th September 2010 -  A new report finds that about one-third of Foundation CEOs in the US regularly use Facebook or read blogs, and only six percent use Twitter. The report by the Foundation Center called…

Perpetual Announces Annual Funding

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th September 2010 -  Foundation fund manager, Perpetual, has announced its annual national funding round providing over $9 million from its discretionary trusts to 200 organisations across Australia…

Foundation Needed To Support Individual Artists

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 17th June 2010 -  Research reveals direct funding for individual artists has fallen by a third since the mid 1990s and alternative funding models are needed to support artists and nurture creative…

Poor Communications by Foundations

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 - 
Foundation response to the economic downturn has done little to assist or inform US Not for Profits, according to a new report. Many foundations have not only done a poor job of communicating

US Foundation Giving Hit Hard by GFC

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th April 2010 -   The recent economic crisis caused more than 75,000 US grantmaking foundations to cut their 2009 giving by an estimated 8.4 percent – by far the largest decline ever tracked…
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