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Connected Giving curates innovative & impactful philanthropy industry news so you can stay ahead of the game. Our monthly industry summary offers relevant and concise analysis of key themes, transactions & innovations in the philanthropic space. Connected Giving is brought to you by Australian Executor Trustees (AET).

Philanthropy’s response to COVID-19 | March 2020

Connected Giving | March 2020 edition Welcome to the March edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Philanthropy’s response to COVID-19 Over the past fortnight we have had numerous discussions with our charity partners who, like most Australians, are facing exceptional disruption to their daily operations. The …

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Philanthropy’s role in medical research | February 2020

Connected Giving | February 2020 edition Welcome to the February edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Philanthropy’s role in medical research Coronavirus, now officially known as COVID-19, has captured the world’s attention and highlighted the importance of preventative medical research and strong public healthcare responses. Philanthropy has …

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Philanthropy in a time of crisis | January 2020

Connected Giving | January 2020 edition Welcome to the January edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Philanthropy in a time of crisis The recent bushfires that have ravaged Australia have generated a global outpouring of financial and in-kind giving. This crisis has both galvanised and …

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Transparency, communities and partnerships | November 2019

Connected Giving | November 2019 edition Welcome to the November edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Transparency, communities, and partnerships With the tragic bushfires that have ravaged Australia’s East coast this month, Australians have dug deep to support a range of causes aligned with providing …

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Learning, professional development and capacity building | October 2019

Connected Giving | October 2019 edition Welcome to the October edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Learning, professional development and capacity building With the recent launch of the World Giving Index declaring Australia as one of the most generous nations in the world, this edition …

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Philanthropy through a millennial lens | September 2019

Connected Giving | September 2019 edition Welcome to the September edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Philanthropy through a millennial lens  This month’s industry news looks at the role that millennials play in reshaping and reinvigorating philanthropy, as well as the intergenerational transfer of wealth …

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Regional development, philanthropy, advocacy, and the Sackler family | August 2019

Connected Giving | August 2019 edition Welcome to the August edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Regional development, philanthropy, advocacy, and the Sackler family After launching our Connected Giving curated newsletter a year ago, we continue to see the landscape of philanthropy evolve in not …

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New financial year and women in philanthropy | July 2019

Connected Giving | July 2019 edition Welcome to the July edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. A new financial year and women in philanthropy As the financial year 2019 ended, we saw a spike in philanthropic donations as well as the establishment of private foundations …

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Twiggy Forrest, Australian givers & a philanthropy turning point​ | May 2019

Connected Giving | June 2019 edition Welcome to the June edition of Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees  monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. Dear baby boomers: Australian philanthropy needs your help Welcome to Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. As the financial year draws to …

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NFP impact, the federal budget & revenue diversification | April 2019

Connected Giving | April 2019 edition NFP impact, the Australian Federal Budget & revenue diversification Welcome to Connected Giving, Australian Executor Trustees monthly update on current trends and news in philanthropy. This month’s industry news summary looks at how NFPs are struggling to measure their impact with the funding that they get in Australia. We …

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