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As hosts of Grantmaking in Australia, the leading conference to cater for grantmakers, we're pleased to share some of our insights in this edition, with a bumper 40-page edition full of insights from across this region and the globe about:

  • Lessons from the Grantmaker of the Year
  • The costs of not evaluating
  • Industry news
  • Local government and philanthropic innovation
  • Tips to ease your data load
  • Seeing things from the grantseeker's point of view, and much more.

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The editor, Matthew Schulz

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An extract from the latest edition

What makes a good grantmaker?

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

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.

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.

Adelaide council's grants innovation

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