Future2 commits $110,000 to grants in 2015

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Future2, the charitable foundation of the Financial Planning Association, has increased its grant commitment in 2015 by more than 60% to $110,000 – up from $70,000 in 2014 and called on financial planners to help disburse the funds to community not-for-profits and charities that work with disadvantaged young Australians. The increased funding, approved by the

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Future2 maps new route for the 2015 Wheel Classic

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Future2 has announced that its flagship fundraiser, a city-to-city cycling event, will take a 1,080 km route from Sydney to Brisbane between 10 and 18 November 2015. The Future2 Wheel Classic will arrive in Brisbane for the opening of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) Professionals Congress, where riders will be welcomed by hundreds of peers

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Future2 awards acknowledge financial planners who give back to the community

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The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), last week announced Kathy Havers from Catalyst Financial Group as the national winner of the 2014 Future2 Community Service of the Year Award. Ms Havers also won the 2014 State Award in Victoria. The Future2 Community Service Award recognises FPA members who have, in a pro bono or public

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Future2 grants $70,000 to young Australians in need

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Seven community not-for-profits have been selected for the 2014 Future2 Make the Difference! Grants, with $70,000 awarded to programs that will support young Australians who are socially and financially disadvantaged. Making the announcement at the Future2 Gala Dinner at the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) Professionals Congress in Sydney tonight, Future2 director/trustee Matthew Rowe

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Financial planning profession rallies to the aid of disadvantaged young Australians

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Sponsorship, cyclist registrations and donations take Wheel Classic fundraising over half way to $100,000 target Five months out from the start of the Future2 Wheel Classic cycling fundraiser from Melbourne to Adelaide (13-19 November), the momentum of support is building in the financial planning community. AMP Financial Planning has confirmed it will again be Gold Partner

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Future2 appoints new Patron

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Renowned financial literacy advocate, philanthropist and media commentator, Paul Clitheroe AM, has accepted an invitation from the trustees of Future2 to be Patron of the Foundation. Mr. Clitheroe is executive director at ipac securities, a company he founded in 1983, and Chairman of the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board.   He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional,

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Senior advice executive joins the Future2 board

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One of the financial advice sector’s most prominent senior executives has joined the board of Future2 Foundation. Marianne Perkovic, Executive General Manager Advice at Commonwealth Bank, was unanimously endorsed as a Future2 director/trustee at a recent board meeting, for a three year term. Future2 Chair Steve Helmich warmly welcomed Ms Perkovic to the board. “Marianne

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Financial planners create a brighter future for kids in need

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2014 Future2 Wheel Classic opens for registrations Cyclists in the financial planning community can now register online to join the 2014 Future2 Wheel Classic. Their challenge is raise $100,000 by riding from Melbourne to Adelaide, 13-19 November, arriving to a reception on the eve of the FPA Professionals Congress. Now in its fifth year, the

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Financial Planners called on to help award philanthropic grants

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Future2 opens 2014 grants to applications, committing $70,000 Regional Chapters of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) are being called on to help allocate $70,000 worth of grants, based on their strong community roots and local knowledge. Marking a new decision-making process for the Future2 ‘Make a Difference’ grants, the Regional Chapters will be involved in

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Future2 maps new route and sets dates for 5th cycling fundraiser

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The 2014 Future2 Wheel Classic – the annual long-distance cycling event that is now an established part of the foundation’s fundraising calendar – will follow a new route from Melbourne to Adelaide between 13-19 November. The cyclists will ride into Adelaide to a reception on the eve of the Financial Planning Association’s Professionals Congress. Expressions

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