Category Archives: social media

4 events in three weeks


It’s going to be a busy second half of August. A few events for your consideration: Next week my workday organisation, the Inner North Community Foundation, hosts Tom Dawkins, social entrepreneur and crowdfunding specialist, co-founder of Start Some Good (Dream Big, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding


I attended a talk on crowdfunding at Hub Melbourne, presented by the Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) featuring The Awesome Foundation, Pozible and Start Some Good. Sounds like something where a crowd funds your project? Almost but not quite. … Continue reading

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Putting your money where my mouth is


I was reading my twitter feed and feeling concerned about the earthquakes in Christchurch and the enormity of what is happening in Libya and wondering about our capacity to be ghoulish voyeurs in times of crisis and feel helpless, overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Ozphilanthropy.com’s top 13 – no make that 9 – Australian philanthropy tweeters


It is no secret to those close to me that I love twitter and have become a bit of an addict. I try to justify my presence there by saying that I get all my best information from the site … Continue reading

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The Dragonfly Effect – not for profit readings #2


The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways To Use Social Media to Drive Social Change I very much enjoyed this book published late last year and subtitled ‘Quick, effective and powerful ways to use social media to drive change’ … Continue reading

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not for profit readings lately


I was encouraged to get going with this blog after reading Seth Godin‘s Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? and Beth Kanter and Allison Fine’s: The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change. Back in 2010 I had moved jobs, … Continue reading

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Welcome – hello (2017 update)


Welcome to Ozphilanthropy.com and thank you for looking in/stopping by. Ozphilanthropy.com was started in 2010 when I wanted to collate my thoughts on philanthropy in the arts and higher education in Australia. I had been working in philanthropy for some … Continue reading

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