Tag Archives: family foundation

“Splash in the shallows” – family foundations testing the waters


I am fascinated by private ancillary funds (PAFs) which are generally family foundations, so was very pleased to attend the Philanthropy Australia conference‘s session which highlighted the experiences of four family foundations at various stages of maturity, expertise and development. … Continue reading

Posted in donate, engaged philanthropy, grantmaking, philanthropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in corporate social responsibility, donate, fundraising, Legislation, philanthropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

the first rule of screenwriting


They say that the first rule of screenwriting is to write about what you know – and I think I know a little bit about philanthropy, so I am aiming to share some it here – and I am indeed … Continue reading

Posted in donate, fundraising, grantmaking, philanthropy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments