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Donor Impact: Melbourne School of Design, Dean’s Honours Award Winners 

Head of Philanthropy & Impact, Louise Kuramoto with DesignInc and Tarkett Australia representatives, and awardee Tet Way Chen. Last month, University of Melbourne hosted its annual Melbourne School of Design Dean’s Honour Awards where three students Tet Way Chen, Jason Leung and Carey Landwehr were presented with awards only made possible by the contributions from DesignInc, ACF's [...]

Donor Impact: Melbourne School of Design, Dean’s Honours Award Winners 2018-08-07T15:14:53+00:00

Philanthropy Awards: Woor-Dungin Criminal Record Discrimination Project

Recipients of Philanthropy Australia Indigneous Award - B.B. & A. Miller Fund, Williams Fund & Woor Dungin representatives The Woor-Dungin Criminal Record Discrimination Project (CRDP), an Aboriginal-led collaboration between community and legal organisations, B B & A Miller Fund and Williams Fund (both sub funds of ACF) received the Philanthropy Australia 2018 Indigenous Philanthropy [...]

Philanthropy Awards: Woor-Dungin Criminal Record Discrimination Project2018-08-07T14:59:56+00:00

Impact Fund: ACOSS Launch of Inequality in Australia 2018 Report

Poverty & Inequality Partnership Launch, February 2018 ACOSS in partnership with University of NSW and with co-funding contributions from ACF's Impact Fund, Social Justice Fund, Hart Line Fund and Raettvisa Fund have undertaken a study into the causes of poverty and inequality in Australia. The study aims to find policy answers and actions to reduce these social and economic [...]

Impact Fund: ACOSS Launch of Inequality in Australia 2018 Report2018-08-07T15:12:03+00:00

Equipping Professional Advisers with the tools to discuss philanthropy

Recent research conducted by The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) at QUT found almost 90% of professional advisers believe their high-net-worth clients hold an interest in philanthropy, but only 10% discuss this with their clients. Philanthropy does not just benefit the community who receives it, but it can also nurture the client-adviser [...]

Equipping Professional Advisers with the tools to discuss philanthropy2018-06-25T09:41:33+00:00

ACF’s committee member tops list of Australia’s best financial advisers

Congratulation to Sue Dahn, Partner/Executive Director at Pitcher Partners who has been named the leading woman and third overall in the 2018 list of Top 50 Financial Advisers in Australia, as compiled by US financial investment publication Barron's and the Australian’s business magazine The Deal. Sue has been a member of our ACF community since [...]

ACF’s committee member tops list of Australia’s best financial advisers2018-06-25T09:25:21+00:00

Introducing Eric Beecher

ACF warmly welcomes Eric Beecher, our newest Director, who will take up the role of Board Chair after David Murray’s term comes to an end later this year.  Eric agreed to take on the role of Chair after an extensive search, and we are delighted that the successful incumbent knows us well.  Eric and Sue [...]

Introducing Eric Beecher2018-06-19T12:29:21+00:00

How ACF can support Professional Advisers in philanthropy

Professional advisers seeking to make philanthropy a part of their conversation with clients can benefit from partnering with specialists who can offer services and advice to inform their conversations. We spoke with Chris Morcom, Director and Private Client Adviser at Hewison Private Wealth , who shares his experience of engaging with Australian Communities Foundation  when [...]

How ACF can support Professional Advisers in philanthropy2018-06-18T15:10:42+00:00

The conversation advisers should embrace

Have you discussed philanthropy with your clients? According to the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at QUT Business School, professional advisers discuss philanthropy with less than 10% of their high-net-worth clients. Sue Dahn, one of Australia’s top 50 financial advisers, Executive Director and Partner at Pitcher Partners spoke with us about the value [...]

The conversation advisers should embrace2018-06-19T10:03:56+00:00

Donor stories | Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation

Winda-Mara, an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation planning for community and country Words by Jackie Yowell  My husband Steve Rothfield and I were fortunate to be included recently in a group visit to the ‘Budj Bim Cultural Landscape’ in south-west Victoria. We were shown around this rich cultural and environmental area by the local Aboriginal community organisation, Winda-Mara, [...]

Donor stories | Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation2018-10-18T11:35:21+00:00