Vale, Chris Reichstein

Chris Reichstein, centre.

The ACP community is deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Chris Reichstein, founder of the Mt Burdett Foundation in Western Australia, aged 58. Chris’ was raised with a love of farming, and owned and managed his own grain farm in Esperance, WA, from the age of 30. When Chris was diagnosed with stomach […]

Introducing Foundation Murrindindi

ACP congratulates our member formerly known as Marysville and Triangle Community Foundation on a recently completed rebrand that has resulted in a re-launch with a new name, logo and vision as Foundation Murrindindi. Last month, we profiled the work of the Foundation in the long recovery from 2009’s Black Saturday fires, with Foundation Murrindindi’s Executive […]

NAIDOC Week 2021: Links and Resources

NAIDOC Week: Links and Resources for Community Foundations  NAIDOC Week begins on the first Sunday in July and is a seven-day celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across the country. Many Community Foundations recognise, support and and collaborate with Australia’s First Nations in their work and encourage the growth of indigenous-led organisations. This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is especially appropriate for many of our members: Heal Country.  We […]

Introducing Advocacy Matters with Neil Pharaoh

Welcome to our first edition of Advocacy Matters, an occasional column by Neil Pharaoh for Australian Community Philanthropy. Neil has been active in advocacy and campaigning for most of his career, and is involved in philanthropy, in particular giving circles and grassroots community philanthropy. Bringing together insights from these two worlds, Advocacy Matters focuses on […]

Johan Kortenhorst (NRCF) on Natural Disasters and Response in Northern NSW

This is our third and final article in a series based on the contributions of guest speakers at our workshop at Philanthropy Australia’s online National Conference 2021. Read the first part of this series, by FRRR’s Natalie Egleton, and the second instalment from Robyn Hill (Marysville & Triangle Community Foundation). The Northern Rivers Community Foundation […]