Connected Giving | November 2018 edition
Examples of great partnerships & evaluating program funding
- Bequest manager and scholar study tour of UK nest practice fundraising
- Australia’s largest social impact bond focuses on housing young people
- Integrating philanthropy into your advisory proposition (Video)
- Kickstarting indigenous businesses to achieve success
- The evaluation goal – making a foundation program work better over time
- Bloomberg launches new support model for small arts nonprofits
- Emotions, economics & lessons from a ‘raise or bust’ crowdfunding campaign
Bequest manager and scholar study tour of UK best practice fundraising
Bequest manager for the Heart Foundation SA travelled to experience the UK’s excellent legacy fundraising work first hand. Understanding the best practice by learning from leading organisations is a valuable learning experience, and engagement with other charities abroad is key to further developments here in Australia. Important takeaways from the experience were the importance of marketing, the significance of the bequestor to an organisation’s program, and creating a gifts in wills culture. Read the full article (6 minutes).
Australia’s largest social impact bond focuses on housing young people
The COMPASS program, developed by Anglicare Victoria and VincentCare, focuses on 16-18 year olds leaving out-of-home care by connecting them with education, training, and job opportunities. The program will start late November and has collected more than $14.2 million AUD from investors. The program will provide $6 million of stable housing for care leavers. Read the full article (3 minutes).
Integrating philanthropy into your advisory proposition
Last month, we got the opportunity to catch up with Ben Clark, Head of Philanthropy for AET and asked him “How can philanthropy can make a difference to financial advice practices and their clients”. Watch the video to find out more. Watch Video (2 minutes).
Kickstarting indigenous businesses to achieve success
A partnership between an Indigenous business program (Indigenous Business Australia) and a not-for-profit incubator (The Difference Incubator) aims to help Indigenous entrepreneurs take their business ideas further, and also to help them make a social difference. This program combines formal business training, practical skills, and mentorships for all participants. Applications for the accelerator program close at the end of November. Read the full article (3 minutes).
The evaluation goal - making a foundation program work better over time
Bloomberg launches new support model for small arts nonprofits
Michael Bloomberg’s Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating over $43 million USD to 200 small and mid-sized arts nonprofits through its Arts Innovation and Management Program (AIM). The impact of small to mid-sized arts organisations has been underrated, with investments in these areas potentially generating significant cross-sector economic and social benefits. Read the full article (5 minutes)