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Giving Practice Interest Group to start in 2020

2020-02-05T10:31:43+00:00

Throughout the year, ACF donors have a number of opportunities to come together to discuss topics of interest in particular focus areas. These Learning Circles dig deeper into the issues related to each of the four impact areas: safeguarding the environment, tackling inequality, supporting Indigenous self-determination and strengthening democracy. These opportunities are critically important to [...]

Giving Practice Interest Group to start in 20202020-02-05T10:31:43+00:00

Funding Australia’s bushfire response: Where are we now?

2020-02-07T11:59:27+00:00

3 February By Louise Kuramoto Little under a month ago, we shared a list of organisations and projects in need of support as they carry out much-needed relief and recovery activities in and around our bushfire-affected communities. The fires in Australia that began in October, hit their peak in January and continue today are devastating [...]

Funding Australia’s bushfire response: Where are we now?2020-02-07T11:59:27+00:00

“Sometimes you just need someone to believe in you”: Fellowship for Indigenous Leadership

2020-02-21T10:55:50+00:00

We hear from Maree Davidson AM and three inspiring Indigenous leaders, Peter Aldenhoven, Kathryn Coff and Ngarra Murray, on how the Fellowship for Indigenous Leadership has supported their ambitions and Victoria's Indigenous community.

“Sometimes you just need someone to believe in you”: Fellowship for Indigenous Leadership2020-02-21T10:55:50+00:00

Lessons from a community fund: Hayden Raysmith AM

2019-12-17T10:59:01+00:00

In 2006 Hayden Raysmith AM helped establish the Hobsons Bay Community Fund (HBCF). After 13 years, HBCF has built up $1 million in funds and has given grants totalling $300,000 that have benefitted more than 100 organisations.

Lessons from a community fund: Hayden Raysmith AM2019-12-17T10:59:01+00:00

The Espero Fund’s support of Human and Hope Association in Cambodia

2019-12-05T16:36:20+00:00

Peter van Duyn and Veronica Collins established the Espero Fund in 2013 to improve access to education and support community development and advocacy.

The Espero Fund’s support of Human and Hope Association in Cambodia2019-12-05T16:36:20+00:00

Support the recovery and future resilience of bushfire-affected communities

2020-01-06T10:40:33+00:00

15 November 2019 The devastation caused by bushfires in New South Wales and Queensland is a national issue that calls for us to band together in support of the affected communities. More than 130 bushfires continue to burn, with four people confirmed dead and at least 150 properties destroyed across New South Wales and Queensland. [...]

Support the recovery and future resilience of bushfire-affected communities2020-01-06T10:40:33+00:00

“I’m a bit of an evangelist for philanthropy”: Sue Dahn, Australia’s #1 financial adviser

2020-01-21T14:30:59+00:00

By Nicole Richards When Sue Dahn took out first place on this year’s list of Australia’s Top 50 Financial Advisers, she became the first woman to hold the coveted title. “I’m delighted for myself and the firm to win this prize and I hope more than anything else it encourages more women into this area,” Dahn [...]

“I’m a bit of an evangelist for philanthropy”: Sue Dahn, Australia’s #1 financial adviser2020-01-21T14:30:59+00:00