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Introducing the new Philanthropy & Impact Team

2018-03-09T12:10:30+00:00

You may have noticed a few new names and faces in the Philanthropy & Impact Team over the past month, Georgia Mathews started with ACF recently in the part time Grants Coordinator position and will shortly move into the full time Grants Coordinator position. Prior to taking this position she worked as Community Philanthropy Coordinator [...]

Introducing the new Philanthropy & Impact Team 2018-03-09T12:10:30+00:00

Transport Layer Security Encryption Protocol (TLS)

2018-03-13T17:02:10+00:00

There are some important security changes that are happening across the computer industry from 15 March 2018. The global changes will make information sent over the internet even more secure through Transport Layer Security encryption protocol (TLS). In the lead up to the change we recommend that you check that you are using a TSL [...]

Transport Layer Security Encryption Protocol (TLS) 2018-03-13T17:02:10+00:00

Remembering Scarlet

2017-05-17T12:05:56+00:00

We are enjoying having former Executive Director Helen Imber back at Australian Communities Foundation (ACF). Helen has been making a valuable contribution as Volunteer Program Coordinator and has shared some of her thoughts about attending an event to remember Scarlet Spain.  A wonderful part of my return to ACF is the opportunity to meet new and re meet [...]

Remembering Scarlet 2017-05-17T12:05:56+00:00

Conversation with a Change Maker – Dame Julia Cleverdon

2017-03-08T12:27:57+00:00

We were honoured to host a morning tea late last year for ACF donors, staff and not-for-profit friends with special guest Dame Julia Cleverdon DCVO CBE . Dame Julia has been described as “a passionate and practical campaigner who has gained an international reputation for connecting the unconnected, inspiring individuals and organisations to work together for the [...]

Conversation with a Change Maker – Dame Julia Cleverdon 2017-03-08T12:27:57+00:00

Conversation with a Change Maker – Dr Peter Macreadie

2018-03-13T17:02:12+00:00

We enjoyed hearing from Dr Peter Macreadie at a recent Environment Donor Circle. Peter leads the innovative and award winning Blue Carbon Lab at Deakin University and shares his story below. How did you become interested in environmental research? I was always passionate about the ocean. As a kid I would take any chance I [...]

Conversation with a Change Maker – Dr Peter Macreadie 2018-03-13T17:02:12+00:00

EduGrow NSW 2016

2018-03-13T17:02:14+00:00

A fun, motivational program that encourages remote and rural students of all ages to grow good food, good learning and good times at school for better health, wellbeing and social inclusion. Organisation: Foodswell Ltd. Geographical Area: Australia. Amount Requested: $30,000.00.

EduGrow NSW 2016 2018-03-13T17:02:14+00:00

North Bundaberg Suburb Blitz

2018-03-13T17:02:31+00:00

Description : This project aims to revitalise community spaces through arts and community projects as part of the recovery of North Bundaberg after the floods of January 2013. Organisation :Creative Regions Ltd Geographic Area :QLD Amount Requested : $ 15,000

North Bundaberg Suburb Blitz 2018-03-13T17:02:31+00:00

Late Effects of Polio Clinical Practice Workshop Series

2018-03-13T17:02:41+00:00

Description : Peer education workshops for allied health professionals to better understand and help patients manage symptoms associated with the Late Effects of Polio. Organisation :Polio Australia Incorporated Geographic Area :Australia Amount Requested :$70,000

Late Effects of Polio Clinical Practice Workshop Series 2018-03-13T17:02:41+00:00