Global trends and challenges for the WA giving landscape

Event Date: 
22 April 2013
Level 1, 300 Murray St

Global trends and challenges and what they mean for the WA giving landscape

International promoters: Kevin Murphy and Roberta d’Eustachio:  “Australian Communities Foundation 2013
Ambassadors for Philanthropy Tour”

Join us for an informative evening with renowned international promoters of philanthropy Roberta d’Eustachio of Ambassadors for Philanthropy and Kevin Murphy of the US Council of Foundations. Such distinguished speakers rarely visit our shores to discuss global trends and challenges in philanthropy, so this evening promises to bring fresh and innovative approaches to familiar and
relevant topics.

Roberta and Kevin will be joined by a WA panel featuring David Wirrpanda showcasing and celebrating our diverse landscape of giving in:

  • corporate social investment, 
  • Indigenous foundations, 
  • volunteering and our own unique Western Australian perspectives.

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About the speakers

Kevin Murphy (US Council of Foundations and Berks Community Foundation), brings with him decades of experience in establishing, developing and running successful community foundations. This includes growing Berks County Community Foundation to more than $55 million in assets and distributing over $2 million in grants annually during his time as President.

This is a valuable opportunity to understand from the world’s best what it takes to open up new philanthropic markets by making giving
accessible and appealing through the community foundations model.

Roberta d’Eustachio is co-founder and chief executive of the global social media network: This media platform also includes the publication she founded - Giving Magazine - the philanthropist voice worldwide - to be delivered, in ipad/tablet form, to five million philanthropists, launching in 2013. Previous to this, she had the privilege of performing as Chief of Staff to the British Government's Founding Ambassador for Philanthropy 09-10, Dame Stephanie Shirley. 
Ms d'Eustachio also served as philanthropic adviser to Dame Stephanie Shirley, the U.K. entrepreneur turned philanthropist, who has given more than $100 million to charity, including the establishment of the Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University, Priors Court School and activities in autism research. Ms d'Eustachio has consulted with the Financial Times, The Economist and EuroMoney/Institutional Investor on issues of philanthropy in the media from the donor's point of view.
Roberta was appointed Venture Director to the World Bank’s program called World Links, founded by James Wolfensohn, then president of the Bank. This organization’s mission was to raise funds to get as many schools in developing nations connected to the internet. Roberta also founded and lead as President The American Benefactor Magazine, prior to its being acquired by Fidelity Investments Venture Capital firm and Capital Publishing, then owners of Worth Magazine.
Searching for Carnegie, her non-fiction work-in-progress, includes one-on-one interviews with many of the most influential philanthropists of our time. Specialties: Creating media for philanthropists and providing advice to philanthropists around the world. 

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