Research Roundup: Mapping Community Foundation Leadership

Research Roundup is a regular ACP feature created to give you an insight into the work academics are undertaking around community philanthropy. Dr. Alexandra Williamson, ACP individual member and academic at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) at Queensland University of Technology, takes a look at a research paper or study addressing […]

ACP Board Elections 2021

Members of Australian Community Philanthropy Ltd [ABN 11 128 866 419] are advised that the Annual General Meeting to be held on 24 November 2021 will be an election general meeting in accordance with rule 10.2(a) of the Constitution. PRIORITY AREAS FOR BOARD RECRUITMENTThe ACP Board aims to maintain a mix of skills, experience and […]

South West Community Foundation reach $1 million grant milestone

Founded thirteen years ago, the South West Community Foundation (SWCF) covers a large geographical corner of Victoria, from Warrnambool in the far west to Colac-Otway, a little closer to Melbourne. Created by and for the people of Victoria’s South West, the Foundation’s vision and prupose is to strengthen communities across their region. With its 2021 […]

The power of local action in a crisis: a COVID-19 case study on The Ballarat Foundation

In 2020, the COVID19 pandemic and public health response that included lockdowns led to an economic crisis that has played out throughout our communities. In the Victorian town of Ballarat, it was no different. The economic downturn meant job losses and financial hardship for many in the community. While the government provided significant support, many […]

Advocacy Matters: 3 critical actions for community foundations ahead of the next federal election

Advocacy Matters is a regular column by Neil Pharaoh focusing on all things politics, policy, campaigns and advocacy specifically for Australian Community Philanthropy. Stay tuned for updates around political trends and elections, lobbying and advocacy news, and hints, tips and ideas on government engagement that are specifically written for the Community Philanthropy sector. Three critical […]