Tag Archives: Australian Women Donors’ Network

Gillian Triggs at Melbourne Women’s Fund Forum


Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs was the keynote speaker at the Melbourne Women’s Fund inaugural forum held in Melbourne. Professor Triggs spoke of having grown up post-war, as a baby-boomer, given a free legal education and becoming a practising barrister at … Continue reading

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Women Moving Millions


The Australian Women Donors Network has just completed the “Power of Women” tour introducing Women Moving Millions in Sydney and Melbourne.  Women Moving Millions was started in 2005 by Helen LaKelly Hunt and Swanee Hunt, who wanted to “raise the … Continue reading

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Generosity Forum – a collective giving conversation


As you know, my focus recently has been on giving circles and collective giving. So I was very happy to attend the Generosity Forum: Conversations in Changing Philanthropy this week to hear Tom Hull from the Funding Network, Gillian Hund … Continue reading

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Community Foundations Forum 2013


Foundation Barossa (in South Australia) is hosting this year’s Australian Community Foundations Forum.  Presented in conjunction with Philanthropy Australia and FRRR, this annual event brings together community foundations from around the country to network, share their experiences and benefit from … Continue reading

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Catherine Brown – Community Foundations – A journey of discovery


The Maimonides Society talks presented by the Swinburne Philanthropy Alumni, hosted Catherine Brown, the CEO of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation. Catherine reflected on her career working in and with community foundations since 1999 when the Myer Foundation came up … Continue reading

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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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Philanthropic Investing in Aboriginal Women & Girls


Guest post by Carolyn Munckton Last month, I had the great pleasure of attending the AMP Foundation’s launch of an outstanding new research report called The Best of Every Woman:  An Overview of Approaches for Philanthropic Investment in Aboriginal Women … Continue reading

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PLuGIN – Mary Crooks at the Inner North Community Foundation


Writing this one with two hats, blogger and Executive Officer of the Inner North Community Foundation. A few weeks ago, the Inner North Community Foundation had its first PLuGIN (Philanthropy Leadership Group in the Inner North) – which had its … Continue reading

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Abigail E Disney


Abigail Disney is in Australia this week and last night she was the guest of honour at the Australian Women Donors’ Network dinner in Melbourne. The evening took the format of a film night with clips from Abigail’s powerful documentaries, … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Events – Melb and Sydney Oct/Nov/Dec


Two philanthropy events are coming up which should be great discussions. The Australian Communities Foundation Annual Ethics in Philanthropy Debate will be held on Thursday 27 October at BMW Edge in Melbourne and will feature Rod Quantock and Stephanie Alexander … Continue reading

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