Category Archives: corporate social responsibility

Family Foundations


Welcome to the new year. Family foundations are a good source of support for the arts in Australia. When I refer to family foundations I mean to differentiate them from community foundations and prescribed ancillary funds. I am specifically writing … Continue reading

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The Philanthropist by John Tesarsch


I had to read The Philanthropist by John Tesarsch simply because of the title. It is a very recent Australian piece of fiction, published by Sleepers, and set in Melbourne. The “philanthropist” of the title, is Charles Bradshaw, born into … Continue reading

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from Kant to Catherine Keener


The Inaugural Great Philanthropy Debate was presented in 2010 by the then Melbourne Community Foundation¬† (now known as Australian Communities Foundation) and the Melbourne Writers’ Festival. With a theme of ethics in philanthropy, and titled – The Giving Agenda: There’s … Continue reading

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