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How ACF can support Professional Advisers in philanthropy

2018-06-18T15:10:42+00:00

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 philanthropy 2018-06-18T15:10:42+00:00

The conversation advisers should embrace

2018-05-25T10:30:06+00:00

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 embrace 2018-05-25T10:30:06+00:00

Donor stories | Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation

2018-05-24T09:21:40+00:00

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 Corporation 2018-05-24T09:21:40+00:00

Introducing Gabby Lam

2018-05-03T14:13:44+00:00

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 Lam 2018-05-03T14:13:44+00:00

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

Introducing Louise Kuramoto

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

A warm hello to all of our donors and partners. I am now three weeks into my role as Head of Philanthropy & Impact and am really enjoying getting to know about each of your sub-funds, your areas of interest and how you like to participate in philanthropy. I look forward to meeting with you all [...]

Introducing Louise Kuramoto 2018-03-13T17:02:10+00:00

Staff Update

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

We are sad to announce that after almost four years as Philanthropy Manager, Sarah Thompson has finished her time at ACF. Sarah has been a valuable member of the team and will be missed by all. She has been instrumental in supporting, facilitating and curating exciting strategic giving opportunities at ACF, including the development of [...]

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

Co-funding Opportunity with the Homework Club Partnership Fund

2018-03-13T17:02:11+00:00

Homework Clubs provide important learning support to young people who may have had disrupted education and receive limited study assistance at home. They are an inclusive and safe place for students to study and receive support. Homework Clubs are particularly important for students from a non-English speaking background, with approximately 75% of programs attended by [...]

Co-funding Opportunity with the Homework Club Partnership Fund 2018-03-13T17:02:11+00:00

Welcome Impact100 Tasmania!

2018-03-13T17:02:11+00:00

We are thrilled to welcome Impact100 Tasmania, the latest collective giving sub-fund, to the ACF community! Impact100 Tasmania was officially launched at Parliament House in Hobart at an event hosted by Elise Archer, Speaker of the House of Assembly. Among the enthusiastic crowd were many of Tasmania's prominent identities including Will Hodgman, Premier of Tasmania, [...]

Welcome Impact100 Tasmania! 2018-03-13T17:02:11+00:00

CEO Blog – Scaling the wall (Part 2)

2018-03-13T17:02:11+00:00

Scaling the wall: How US philanthropic leaders are tackling the challenges of Trump Land Fresh from an insightful visit to the US, Maree Sidey reflects on the touch points where philanthropy is ‘pulling the gloves on and dropping into the middle of the country’s social mess’ and considers the takeaways for philanthropy in Australia. Missed [...]

CEO Blog – Scaling the wall (Part 2) 2018-03-13T17:02:11+00:00