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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

Introducing Gabby Lam

We are happy to welcome Gabby Lam to the Philanthropy & Impact team. Gabby started at ACF last week in the part time Grants Coordinator role. She has extensive project management and administration experience in the not-for-profit sector locally and overseas. Gabby comes to ACF from Hands on Health Australia where she worked as Operations [...]

Introducing Gabby Lam2018-05-03T14:13:44+00:00

Introducing the new Philanthropy & Impact Team

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 Team2018-03-09T12:10:30+00:00

Transport Layer Security Encryption Protocol (TLS)

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