Monthly Archives: July 2011

Maimonides Society – Christine Edwards

The Swinburne philanthropy alumni have formed the Maimonides Society which meets regularly to discuss issues philanthropic. Maimonides, also known as Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon (or by the acronym RAMBAM) was a Jewish philosopher in 12th century Spain who developed an … Continue reading

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Public Ancillary Funds – new draft guidelines

The Federal Assistant Treasurer, Bill Shorten, has released new draft guidelines for Public Ancillary Funds (often known as PAFS and usually given the deductible gift recipient designation of DGR2). The Australian Tax Office describes Public Ancillary Funds as “public funds … Continue reading

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What the Victorian budget means for not for profits

Philanthropy Australia and the Office for the Community Sector invited Melbourne’s philanthropy community to hear the Treasurer, Kim Wells MP, speak about the impact of the Victorian state budget on the not for profit sector. The Treasurer was introduced by … Continue reading

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