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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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What the US gives US


U.S. Foundation Funding for Australia looks at grants of at least $10,000 from 1000 US foundations which direct their money to Australia or elsewhere in relation to Australia or Australia/US relations from 2011 – 2013. Continue reading

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Cause Report – 20 years of (r)evolution


JBWere and NAB have launched John McLeod’s “The Cause Report – 20 years of (r)evolution in the nonprofit sector” which is the first major statistical analysis of the charitable and non profit sector since 1996.  The report will be available on the … Continue reading

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so much to do – so little time


It seems to be that time of year when there are so many events, talks, keynotes and briefings to go to that it is all a little overwhelming, The main items on my agenda at the moment are: Philanthropy Australia … 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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Senior International Fellows in Philanthropy


 A little quiet lately as about to embark on some professional development at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society.  They run a Senior (as in old(er)) International Fellows Program for people in … Continue reading

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Changes afoot at peak body?


Further to the not so recent news that AbaF and artsupport are to merge next year into one body, and that Louise Walsh of artsupport will soon be the new CEO of Philanthropy Australia, the Australian Financial Review yesterday noted … Continue reading

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Stop Press! New CEO for Philanthropy Australia


Philanthropy Australia has announced the appointment of Louise Walsh, formerly of Artsupport Australia (part of the Australia Council) as their new CEO, starting from 8 October. Read PA’s announcement here and the Australia Council’s announcement here. How do you think … Continue reading

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Ethics in Philanthropy Debate


The second annual Ethics in Philanthropy Debate, presented by the Australian Communities Foundation in conjunction with the Melbourne Writers Festival was held this evening at BMW Edge at Federation Square in Melbourne. Hosted by Peter Mares and recorded for later … Continue reading

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What I learned about PAFs at the Community Foundations Forum Pt 1


Not so long ago I wrote about the new draft guidelines and legislation for Public Ancillary Funds. The new regime will come into effect on 1 January, but there will be a three year period for Public Ancillary Funds to … Continue reading

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