Future2 commits over $1.5M in grants since inception

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Future2, the foundation of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has announced the awarding of $148,600 in new grants to 15 not-for-profit organisations in 2021. Future2 has now committed over $1.5M in grants since its inception in 2007. FPA members endorse every dollar awarded by the Future2 Foundation to the Future2 Make the Difference! grants program. Future2... Read more continue reading

AMP Foundation awards A$1 million in Tomorrow Fund grants to 27 Australians making a difference

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AMP Foundation has announced A$1 million in AMP Tomorrow Fund grants to 27 Australians who, despite a challenging year, have made inspiring and meaningful contributions towards addressing some of the country’s most significant community issues. The 2021 recipients, known as AMP Tomorrow Makers, are aged between 13 and 65 and are tackling a range of... Read more continue reading

Citi Foundation awards over A$1 million to charities in Australia supporting youth employment

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Citi Foundation has awarded grants of over A$1 million to community partners in Australia to support youth employment programs over the next 12 months. The awarding of grants is part of Citi Foundation’s global Pathways to Progress program, which aims to equip young people, particularly those from underserved communities, with the skills and networks needed... Read more continue reading

AMP announces winners of the 2021 University Challenge

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For the first time in the competition’s 11-year history there has been a tie for first place in AMP’s annual University Challenge. Jamie Lee Fraser from Griffith University has shared top honours with Molly McGinn and Aaron Mynard from Deakin University. Jamie, Molly and Aaron will share in the combined first and second place prize... Read more continue reading

Zurich and OnePath renew support for Mr Perfect mental wellbeing BBQs 

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Zurich Financial Services Australia and OnePath Life have renewed their 12-month partnership with Mr Perfect[1], the grassroots men’s mental wellbeing network encouraging conversation and connections through informal BBQs across Australia. Now in their fourth year of partnership, Zurich and OnePath Life have supported Mr Perfect to expand to more than 40 locations in most states... Read more continue reading

Perpetual launches Australian Philanthropy Toolkit with Stanford

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Perpetual Private has launched an Australian Philanthropy Toolkit (the Toolkit) as part of its ongoing partnership with the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS), based in California, USA. Developed by Stanford PACS and adapted for the Australian market by Perpetual, the Toolkit is the first of its kind in Australia, providing a... Read more continue reading

Z Zurich Foundation and UNICEF launch global partnership to promote young people’s mental well-being 

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Z Zurich Foundation and UNICEF has launched a three- year partnership that aims to promote mental well-being among young people worldwide.  The partnership will equip 400,000 adolescents and 150,000 caregivers in seven countries with information, skills and strategies on how to care for their own and each other’s mental well-being. It will also support a... Read more continue reading

F3 and FPA shift the dial on gender diversity through Scholarship program

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F3 – Future Females in Finance and the Financial Planning Association of Australia have partnered to offer 20 university students practical work experience to boost the skills and employability of aspiring young women into the financial services industry. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has awarded $25,000 to Fthree Pty Ltd (F3) to fund... Read more continue reading

Changing Lives AFA Foundation partners with AIA Australia and OnePath

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) is pleased to announce that AIA Australia and OnePath Life[1] have partnered with the AFA Foundation to support our charitable work that is changing lives across the nation. AFA Foundation Chair, Olivia Sarah-Le Lacheur, said the partnerships will help the AFA Foundation provide additional valuable support to charities that... Read more continue reading

Australians still shy away from tough conversations about death

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Many Australians view death and dying as a taboo topic – and this is affecting the decisions they make and the quality of care they receive as they age, according to Equity Trustees. As Australia marks ‘Dying To Know Day’, an annual campaign which encourages everyone to start conversations about death, Jodi Kennedy, General Manager,... Read more continue reading