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Community Foundations – update


An article I wrote on community foundations has just been published in the new online philanthropy journal – generositymag.com.au. Have a look here: What is a Community Foundation? Want to give meaningfully to your local area? Contributing to a community … Continue reading

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Catherine Brown – Community Foundations – A journey of discovery


The Maimonides Society talks presented by the Swinburne Philanthropy Alumni, hosted Catherine Brown, the CEO of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation. Catherine reflected on her career working in and with community foundations since 1999 when the Myer Foundation came up … Continue reading

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A tale of two community foundations


  Once upon a time there was a community foundation dedicated to a large vibrant and bustling city (let’s call it Gotham).  Its focus was on supporting the wishes of donors in their philanthropic goals through donor advised funds (donors … Continue reading

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Community Foundations Forum 2012 – Tomorrow: Today Foundation, Benalla


Sally Gamble from the Tomorrow: Today Foundation in Benalla (which has a population of 14,000) spoke at the Community Foundations Forum on their focus on education as a key to fighting disadvantage. The foundation was formed in 2002 and believes … Continue reading

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Community Foundations


A follow on to the post about Family Foundations. Community Foundations are usually set up for the benefit of a particular community, generally based on geography – for example the Melbourne Community Foundation, the Sydney Community Foundation, the Queensland Community … Continue reading

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