Financial planners asked to nominate their favourite charity

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Future2, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), is calling for FPA members to nominate a local not-for-profit organisation for its Make the Difference! Grants program. FPA COO Pene Lovett, says the $823,000 in grants that Future2 has given out since 2007 has funded life changing projects. “Through the generosity and […]

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FPA philanthropy at the heart of the financial planning profession

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As nineteen cyclists from across Australia complete their grueling seven-day, 726km fundraising ride in Hobart yesterday, we are reminded of the passion and commitment shown by members of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) to help those in need. This year, another ten FPA members also took part in extreme hiking challenges in Tasmania, […]

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Future2 grants $823,000 for disadvantaged young Australians

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Future2, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has awarded $133,000 in grants this year to community not-for-profit organisations with programs for socially and financially disadvantaged young Australians. Grants have been awarded to 14 charity organisations across Australia in regional and metro areas, each endorsed by a local FPA member. Future2 […]

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Another year, another Future2 Challenge!

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The blurb says that “Mount Anne Circuit is one of the world’s great bushwalking challenges. It combines all the elements for a wilderness epic: a spectacular objective, sub alpine crags, exposed scrambles, deep forests and idyllic lakes.” I’m looking forward to the idyllic lakes but not so sure about the ‘exposed scrambles’. I’m also not […]

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Call out to FPA members: Future2 ‘Make the Difference!’

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Grant nominations open Sydney, 23 May 2017 Future2, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), is calling for FPA members to nominate a local not-for-profit organisation for its Make the Difference! Grants program. Since 2007, Future2 has committed $688,000 in grants to community not-for-profits through the generosity and fundraising efforts of […]

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Future2 grants over $147,000 for disadvantaged young Australians

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Future2, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has awarded over $147,000 in grants this year to community not-for-profit organisations with programs for socially and financially disadvantaged young Australians. It represents an almost 30 percent increase on the $115,000 awarded by Future2 last year through its Future2 Make the Difference! annual […]

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Kathy Havers wins Future2 community service award for second time

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The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has tonight announced Kathy Havers CFP® from Catalyst Financial Group in Melbourne, as the winner of the 2016 Future2 Community Service Award. Ms Havers also won the Award in 2014. FPA CEO Dante De Gori said, “Kathy is a well-deserved winner of this award. Her tireless commitment to […]

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Anna Meares to reward grit and determination in Perth endurance ride

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Nineteen cyclists from across Australia will set off tomorrow from the Esther Café in Perth for the 2016 Future2 Wheel Classic. The seven-day, 930km fundraising ride will take a coastal route to Margaret River, returning to Perth via Bridgetown and Mandurah in time for the opening of the FPA Professionals Congress on Wednesday 23 November. […]

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Future2 opens 2016 grants to applications

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Future2, the charitable foundation of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has opened its 2016 Make the Difference! Grants to applications and called on FPA members to identify eligible not-for-profits and charities in their areas whose work for disadvantaged young Australians is deserving of support. Applications for Future2 grants are now open and close […]

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Future 2 Foundation, Mt Kilimanjaro Climb 2016 – I’m now a Kili Climber

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After 12 months of thinking, planning, fundraising, conditioning and let’s face it, trepidation and denial, on 24th February 2016 we finally reached Uhuru Peak which at 5895 meters is the very top of Mt Kilimanjaro. After hiking and camping for 5 days, we were fast approaching the pointy-end of the trip. We had an early […]

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