Category Archives: engaged philanthropy

Philanthropy & Democratic Societies


Perpetual Ltd presented a session on Philanthropy and Democratic Societies at the State Library of Victoria with a panel comprised of Krystian Seibert from Philanthropy Australia, Lucy Bernholz, philanthropy and data expert, Bill Birnbauer, investigative journalist and Rob Reich, Faculty … Continue reading

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Giving Australia 2016 – a preview


The Giving Australia 2016 report is being launched on 1 December.  It’s been just over ten years since the last major survey of generosity and philanthropy in Australia was undertaken.  Both these reports were initiated by the Prime Minister’s Community … Continue reading

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Generosity Forum – Chris Cuffe – a philanthropist’s “voyage”


I can’t adequately capture the tone of this highly amusing session at the Generosity Forum.  As we had heard so many stories of journeys, Chris told us he was going to talk about his “voyage”.  He was interviewed by Angela … Continue reading

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Giving for the Common Good


The Wheeler Centre hosted Giving for the Common Good, a talk with Stephen Heintz, President of the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation (which shouldn’t be confused with the Rockefeller Foundation), facilitated by Peter Mares. The Rockefeller Brothers Foundation was established in 1940, … Continue reading

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Pivotal People Pivotal Journeys – a study on CEOS and fundraising


A research team at ACPNS, Dr Wendy Scaife, Marie Crittal and Katie McDonald has released a new working paper, Pivotal People Pivotal Journeys.  This follows on from Who’s Asking for What? released in 2013 which explored the role played by CEOs … Continue reading

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A good donor event – Strategic Philanthropy at the Jewish Museum of Australia


I attended a donor event at the Jewish Museum of Australia which was exemplary in getting the attention of potential donors, providing useful information about philanthropy, telling personal stories and introducing a not for profit organisation to new audiences. Shamal Dass, Head of … Continue reading

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