Top philanthropists, trusts and foundations, including Menzies Foundation, Gandel Philanthropy, Ian Potter Foundation and Wheelton Philanthropy, presenting at Australia’s leading philanthropy summit in 2020.

Philanthropists

Leading philanthropists to present at Generosity Forum in 2020.

The speakers have been announced for Australia’s most prestigious annual philanthropic conference, the Generosity Forum, with some of the nation’s most prominent philanthropists, donors, funders and industry experts to share their insights at the event in 2020.

The annual event aims to provide insights, inspiration, best practice, new developments and case studies from those leading change in philanthropy.

In 2020, the Generosity Forum will be held on May 5 at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park, opposite the MCG and the Fitzroy Gardens. 

A highlight be a presentation by Give52 founders Anton and Jenny Gaudry. The Gaudrys will share the highs, lows and learnings from their ambitious goal of giving away $10,000 to a different charity each week for a whole year.

Attendees at the conference are expected to be a who’s who of Australia’s philanthropy and nonprofit communities. Delegates will include donors, funders, advisors, social entrepreneurs, collective giving group participants, community foundation members, trust/foundation administrators and nonprofit executives.

The most important topics in Australian philanthropy

The conference will feature a host of sessions on key topics in philanthropy, including:

  • catalytic philanthropy as a new approach to giving
  • collective giving
  • the donor-beneficiary power imbalance
  • the state of corporate philanthropy
  • the power of philanthropy to leverage government support
  • philanthropy as risk capital
  • wellbeing as a measure of social impact
  • the power of philanthropy to leverage government support

In addition, sessions at Generosity Forum will focus on the vital role philanthropists can play in solving some of society’s most pressing social and environmental issues. 

New inspiration and insights from Australia’s leading philanthropists

At the 2020 Generosity Forum you’ll hear a great mix of insight, inspiration, best practice, new developments and case studies from those leading change in Australian philanthropy. Super earlybird discount: Register before 20 February, 2020 to save up to $324! Don’t miss out!

These include areas such as foreign aid, climate change, international aid, higher education and mental health.

Australia’s most generous philanthropists, trusts and foundations

Trusts and foundations presenting at Generosity Forum in 2020 include:

  • Menzies Foundation
  • Gandel Philanthropy
  • Ian Potter Foundation
  • Wheelton Philanthropy
  • Arnold Foundation
  • Grant Family Charitable Trust
  • Sir David Martin Foundation
  • BHP Foundation

Tickets for the conference went on sale last week, with delegates who register before 20 February, 2020 eligible to save up to $324 through a super-earlybird discount.

At the 2020 Generosity Forum you’ll hear a great mix of insight, inspiration, best practice, new developments and case studies from those leading change in Australian philanthropy. Super earlybird discount: Register before 20 February, 2020 to save up to $324! Don’t miss out!

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