Three young West Australians have built a sustainable development initiative that is helping farmers in Tanzania grow stronger crops Continue reading Aussie startup sows the seeds of change in Africa
Philanthropy is a fantastic idea, and in the hands of the mega-rich it can do some pretty amazing things. Unfortunately, sometimes the money doesn’t go where you think it goes with fundraising costs around the world swallowing up large portions of our lovingly donated cash. Research from last year suggests that the top 15 Australian charities (by income), were spending between 5% and 40% of donations on campaign costs.
A new online giving platform aimed at children is to be launched in schools across Queensland and is set to make big waves in local communities.
GIVIT Kids is a philanthropy program designed to, with parental guidance, encourage children to anonymously donate to other Australian families who are in need. With support from the Queensland Department of Education, Training & Employment, the program will be rolled out in local schools, with a number of Brisbane schools signing up to become part of the GIVIT Kids Community. Continue reading GIVIT Kids to school Queensland youth in philanthropy