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The April 2012 Philanthropic, Corporate and Private Sector Responses to Homelessness edition

Philanthropic, Corporate and Private Sector Responses to Homelessness

Contents

Foreword

The Hon. Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister for Housing, Minister for Homelessness, Minister for Small Business

Editorial

Jenny Smith, CEO Council to Homeless Persons

Welcome to CHP: Introducing Ian Gough, Manager Consumer Programs CHP

NEWS

Australian Homelessness Clearinghouse

HomeGround Launches Disability Action Plan

New Research Project: Beyond Charity: The Engagement of the Philanthropic and Homelessness Sectors in Australia

Researchers: Selina Tually and Michele Slatter, The University of Adelaide, Jo Baulderstone and Loretta Geuenich, Flinders University, Shelley Mallett, Hanover Welfare Services and Ross Womersley, SACOSS.

Funder: FaHCSIA as part of the National Homelessness Research Agenda

How Many People in Boarding Houses?

By Chris Chamberlain, Director, Centre for Applied Social Research, RMIT University

Feature: Philanthropic, Corporate and Private Sector Responses to Homelessness

Harnessing Partnerships to Address Homelessness

By the Housing, Homelessness and Money Management Group of FaHCSIA

A Foundation Focussed on Ending Homelessness

By Felicity Reynolds, CEO Mercy Foundation

The Role of Philanthropy in Addressing Social Need

By Sue Fitzpatrick, Policy and Communications Officer, Council to Homeless Persons

Early Intervention Strategic Grant Making: The Ian Potter Foundation Prevention of Homelessness Grants

By Dr Alberto Furlan, Program Manager, Community Wellbeing, The Ian Potter Foundation

A New Model of Engaged Philanthropy: The Michael Project and MISHA

By Bronwen Dalton and Kathryn Di Nicola, Mission Australia

BOOM BOOM KABOOM. Being Homeless in the Good Times

By Kathleen Noonan, from the Second Chance Committee

More than Just Funding: Philanthropy and Service Innovation: Sacred Heart Mission’s Journey to Social Inclusion

By Shane Austin, Director Research and Partnerships, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and Sue Grigg, J2SI Manager Sacred Heart Mission

The Corporate Sector and Homeless Older Women

Freya Latona speaks to two prominent community leaders about the role of philanthropy, and the involvement of the corporate and private sectors in addressing homelessness for older women

Philanthropy: A Relationship with Homelessness!

By Shane Austin, Director Research and Partnerships Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, Chair Philanthropy Australia’s Addressing Homelessness Affinity Group (Melbourne)

Preventing and Ending Homelessness: A Community Responds

By Helen Styles, Community Liaison at Micah Projects in Brisbane

Philanthropy and Taxation

By Bryan Lipmann, CEO Wintringham

Fund Raising by Sleeping Out for the Homeless

By Jed Donoghue, Manager Housing and Homelessness Stream, Salvation Army Tasmania

A Good Experience of Engaging Philanthropy: The Upton Road Development

By Sally Coutts, Manager Research and Program Development, Crisis Services

The PILCH Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic: Partnering the Big End of Town with the Streets

By Fiona McLeay, Executive Director, Public Interest Law Clearing House (Vic) Inc

Consumer Voices: Philanthropic, Corporate and Private Sector Responses to Homelessness

The Private Sector: Champions of Innovation and Vision

By Kane Bowden, CEO, Lighthouse Foundation

Beyond Traditional Corporate Giving: Alternate Models for Business Participation in 100,000 Homes Campaign Communities

By Rosanne Haggerty and Becky Kanis

Philanthropy and Private Sector Involvement in Responding to Homelessness in Ann Arbor, Michigan

By Dr Shae Garwood, Shelter WA

HomeGround’s Experience of Corporate and Philanthropic Support for Ending Homelessness

By Stephen Nash, CEO HomeGround Services

Opinion – Felicity Reynolds

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