Perpetual and Seer Data & Analytics partner to advance data for social good

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Perpetual is pleased to announce a partnership with Seer Data & Analytics (Seer), a start-up technology company working with not-for-profits (NFP), social sector organisations and government agencies. Perpetual’s General Manager of Community & Social Investment, Caitriona Fay, said “As the administer of the IMPACT Philanthropy Application Program, one of Australia’s largest philanthropic grant-making programs supporting […]

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Perpetual and Stanford partnership brings philanthropic powerhouse to Australia

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Perpetual Limited in Australia will host one of the most well-regarded philanthropic experts as part of a renewed partnership with the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS). As part of the partnership, a number of events and workshops will take place across Australia with key speaker Paul Brest, faculty co-director at Stanford […]

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Perpetual announces Miles Franklin Longlist 2019

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The trustee of Australia’s most prestigious literary awards, Perpetual, has today announced ten talented authors who have been included in the 2019 longlist for the Miles Franklin Award. The Miles Franklin Literary Award was established by prolific author and feminist Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, now best known for her first novel My Brilliant Career. […]

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Perpetual reveals NFP sector exposed to critical digital data risks

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NFPs underprepared for data management challenges 1 in 3 surveyed agree mismanagement of data major concern More than half of NFP board members unaware of the status of organisation’s data governance plan 43% of NFP board members agree protecting data is more important than using it; only 7% of employees agree Data is a currency […]

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Literary awards celebrate Australian female authors 

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A collection of stories that focus on life’s pivotal moments when fortunes can change, and a biography described as one of the strangest and most fascinating reads were announced as winners at the 2018 Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards (the Kibble Awards). Fiona McFarlane’s The High Places, a collection of 14 stories, was announced as […]

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Perpetual three-year philanthropic partnership shifts focus to NFP data management

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For three years Perpetual and Stanford PACS have been on a mission tackle one of the biggest social issues that we’re faced with today; the management, protection and ownership of data and the implications for civil society. Data management came into scope long before we’d heard about Cambridge Analytica, social media manipulation or fake news; long before there was a general awareness about how […]

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NFPs and Philanthropists must do more to prepare for the digital age

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Not-for-profits understand the importance of the digital age, but most are still trying to understand the risk and opportunities that digital presents. A study of more than 120 NFPs found nearly three quarters (73%) aren’t sure or don’t feel their board is well placed to effectively manage their digital governance responsibilities. While the majority feel […]

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Perpetual partners with Stanford University to support NFPs in digital age

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Leading research program to understand how private resources can be used for public benefit Ensure NFPs ethically, safely and effectively utilise digital tools Build capability of leaders in NFPs In an Australian first, Perpetual Private has announced a new global partnership with the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) to raise awareness […]

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Philanthropy keeps on giving for 2015 Patrick White Literary Award winner

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Perpetual, as trustee, has announced acclaimed novelist and short story writer, Joan London, as the winner of the 2015 Patrick White Literary Award. The announcement comes just three months after Perpetual also announced Ms London as the winner of the 2015 Kibble Literary Award and highlights the important role philanthropy is playing in the Australian […]

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Ramaciotti Foundations distribute almost $1.5 million to advance Australian biomedical research

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Perpetual, as trustee of the Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundations, has revealed the 2015 recipients of the respected Ramaciotti Awards for Biomedical Research. Distributing almost $1.5 million in total to seven biomedical researchers, $1 million of the philanthropic funds will go towards research that has the potential to reduce the cost of medicines worldwide. With […]

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