Category Archives: prizes

The Power of We


It’s Blog Action Day and this year’s theme is The Power of We so I thought I would just do a very brief post here to talk about the Rotary Community Service Awards which were handed out last night. I … Continue reading

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Compete to work for a charity of your choice


Just thought I would throw this in as it has only a very short window for applications. The Vodaphone World of Difference competition encourages social/philanthropic entrepreneurs to make a video about why they want to support a particular not for … Continue reading

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Executor and trustee companies, or dead people like to donate too


When people think about bequests, often it is in relation to people who leave money for a specific purpose, with a whole infrastructure around how the money is to be administered through setting up their own foundation with particular application … Continue reading

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Stop philosophising – just show us the money!


This post is a response to a comment I have received through facebook which said: “it seemed to me, i might be wrong, that your page may be geared to institutions that fund, rather than to those seeking funding.” Thanks … Continue reading

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the Melbourne Prize


The Melbourne Prize was set up by Simon Warrender in 2004 and I first wrote this post in 2010.  Each year the prize celebrates a highly distinguished person in a different field of the arts, such as literature, sculpture, and … Continue reading

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