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Jill’s Blog: Collaboration and impact the big challenges for philanthropy in 2015

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By Jill Reichstein

2014 was the year of the ‘mega gift’, with some of the biggest philanthropic donations ever seen in Australia’s history being made. These generous gifts are to be applauded.

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The Whitlam Institute is coming to Melbourne

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By John Spierings

The Reichstein Foundation and the Social Justice Fund at the Australian Communities Foundation are joining with The Whitlam Institute to support the 2015 Commemorative Gough Whitlam Oration.

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Support for smarter, more effective prison policy

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By John Spierings

In October, our grant partner, the Smart Justice Coalition convened an in-depth briefing featuring Jason Wong – former Deputy Director and Chief of Staff of the Singapore Prison Service and founder of the Yellow Ribbon Project; and Stephen Mumford from the Victoria Ombudsman’s Office.

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Philanthropy supports new social justice tools and strategies

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By John Spierings

The Levi Strauss Foundation (USA) has helped a group social justice leaders in the San Francisco Bay area to scale their impact by investing in capacity building and supporting new ways of working

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