Partnerships for change: Ganbina and the Beeton Family Fund


Our relationship with Ganbina goes all the way back to 2007, and it has been a pleasure to support this organisation and watch it grow ever since. Through our giving community, Australian Communities Foundation has been able to connect Ganbina with funders, knowing that the experience they will have will be memorable. Sue Beeton from [...]

Partnerships for change: Ganbina and the Beeton Family Fund2019-06-25T17:03:18+00:00

Fund profile: Spend It Well


Spend It Well is an Australian charity and ACF sub fund that has built 9 schools in remote parts of East Timor in the last 10 years. Ninety per cent of East Timor’s infrastructure – including schools – was destroyed in the violence that followed its independence in 1999. As a result, many of the [...]

Fund profile: Spend It Well2019-06-28T09:24:06+00:00

Case study: Forbes James


Forbes James, Director of The Wealth Mentoring Group, has been recommending ACF to his clients for more than seven years. He’s also a member of the ACF community himself, having set up his own sub-fund. “I’d always had a personal interest in philanthropy,” Forbes explains. “The topic had come up with a number of clients, [...]

Case study: Forbes James2019-06-06T15:12:27+00:00

Donor survey results summary


There were a number of interesting findings from the Donor Survey.  Here are the key highlights: ACF donors are very happy with the service, with 93% indicating they were quite satisfied (38%) or very satisfied (55%).  The likelihood to recommend ACF was also exceptionally high at 93%,with 69% very likely and 24% likely to recommend [...]

Donor survey results summary2018-08-21T10:18:51+00:00