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Sub-funds – A Growing Force in Australian Philanthropy

Krystian Seibert, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  Krystian Seibert shares his reflections on what the findings of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne Sub-fund Survey mean. Today I released the findings of the Centre for

Opinion

Embracing the Unconventional – Shifting Social Purpose From Bolt-on to Built-in

Tara Anderson, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  Tara Anderson considers how we can challenge the conventional idea that profit is an end in itself, and build social purpose into the heart of business. “Don’t be intimidated

The ‘Hidden Gem’ of Philanthropy

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  Sub-funds are being hailed as “Australia’s best kept secret”, in light of a new snapshot providing the first data on sub-funds in Australia. Until now, there has been no data

What Does $87M of Giving Look Like?

Jodi Kennedy, Tuesday, 19th March 2019 -  This week Equity Trustees released its inaugural Annual Giving Review. Jodi Kennedy, general manager charitable trusts and philanthropy, explains how it marks the beginning of

Claims UK Religious Charities are Fracturing Society Prompts Australian Discussion

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  A UK report calling into question religious charities that promote beliefs that don’t align with British values and opinion, has sparked discussion among Australian charity

Calls For Stricter Charity Approval Process

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  Fundraisers are calling for a deceleration on new charity approvals, saying the hundreds of new organisations being registered each month is resulting in more competition for funding,

Opinion

Inclusive Education High in the NSW Election Agenda, But Future of Students with Disabilities Still Unclear

Cecile Sullivan Elder, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  We need systemic reform to move from the parallel systems we have now to an education system that is inclusive of all children, writes Cecile Sullivan Elder, executive officer of Family

Changemaker

Figuring Out the Protein Problem

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  Thomas King is the CEO of Food Frontier, a not for profit that helps food manufacturers and entrepreneurs get into the business of making plant-based and cell-based meat alternatives.

Opinion

Landmark High Court Decision Guides How Compensation for Native Title Losses Will be Determined

Contributor, Friday, 15th March 2019 -  William Isdale and Jonathan Fulcher, from the University of Queensland, examine the significance of the High Court’s decision about native title compensation claims, in this

Aussie Students Strike for Climate Change Action

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th March 2019 -  Thousands of students across Australia are protesting to demand action on climate change as part of a global day of youth activism. Children from more than 55 Australian cities and

A Lighter Note

Therapy Chickens Bring Joy to Aged Care Home

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 15th March 2019 -  A pet chicken might sound like an unusual choice of a therapy pet, but staff at a Brisbane aged care home are hopeful some new clucky arrivals will help fight off loneliness and depression

Around the World

US Foundation Pledges $150 Million to Fix Gaps in Impact Investing

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th March 2019 -  A leading US foundation is launching a new initiative to help fund impact investments deemed too risky for conventional financing.
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