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Impact Fund's big ambitions

The Australian Communities Foundation has directed its Impact Fund carefully in 2019, with a clearly articulated mission to tackle four areas of need, and the aim of making "a more culturally, environmentally, and socially just Australia".

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Impact Fund's big ambitions

The Australian Communities Foundation has directed its Impact Fund carefully in 2019, with a clearly articulated mission to tackle four areas of need, and the aim of making "a more culturally, environmentally, and socially just Australia".

Latest Grants Management Intelligence, out now

In the latest edition we examine the strengths and weaknesses of AI-assisted grants and many more ways to do better.

Philanthropic fund giant's shift to outcomes-oriented grantmaking

Having distributed more than $124 million worth of grants in the 2018-19 financial year, Equity Trustees is Australia's second-largest steward of funds for charitable trusts and foundations. Now the organisation is doing more to demonstrate how the money they distribute is making an impact.

What makes a good grantmaker?

What can you learn from the 2019 Grantmaker of the Year winners?

When you're asking for evaluation, put yourself in 'Sonia's' shoes

Impact specialist Andrew Callaghan from the Australian Social Value Bank (ASVB) urges grantmakers to consider the challenges not-for-profit and charity managers face amid funders' increased expectations of impact evaluation.

Grant partnerships will avoid the pain

Port Phillip Community Group executive officer Karen Sait has sat on both sides of the table when it comes to grants, so she understands what it takes for funders to make things easier for recipients. The simple answer? Good partnerships.

Adelaide council's grants innovation

The City of Onkaparinga is using new methods to boost community engagement and grants impact. Here's how.

Not evaluating your grants? It'll cost you

The Ian Potter Foundation is building a strong reputation for its laser-like focus on evaluation and its benefits, and leading the charge is Dr Squirrel Main.

When you're asking for evaluation, put yourself in 'Sonia's' shoes

Impact specialist Andrew Callaghan from the Australian Social Value Bank (ASVB) urges grantmakers to consider the challenges not-for-profit and charity managers face amid funders' increased expectations of impact evaluation.

Five-step plan helps ease the data burden

It's no secret that measuring the impact of a grants program means you will need to collect a lot of data. But it doesn't need to be a chore.

Are your grants costing more than they're worth?

A UK study that's crunched the numbers on charities there has found that up to 46% of grants represent a net loss, or to put it another way, cost more than they're worth.

Great grantmaker team's future focus

Australia's best grantmakers aren't short of ideas for providing funding more effectively, with the NSW Heritage Grants Team proposing several to make things easier for grantseekers. Hear from the 2019 Grantmaker of the Year winners.

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Latest Grants Management Intelligence, out now

In the latest edition we examine the strengths and weaknesses of AI-assisted grants and many more ways to do better.

News
What makes a good grantmaker?

What can you learn from the 2019 Grantmaker of the Year winners?

News
Grant partnerships will avoid the pain

Port Phillip Community Group executive officer Karen Sait has sat on both sides of the table when it comes to grants, so she understands what it takes for funders to make things easier for recipients. The simple answer? Good partnerships.

News
Not evaluating your grants? It'll cost you

The Ian Potter Foundation is building a strong reputation for its laser-like focus on evaluation and its benefits, and leading the charge is Dr Squirrel Main.