A new record was set when the stars of Collingwood and Carlton football clubs came together on Wednesday 5 August to help Peter Mac defeat cancer at the Peter Mac Cup Breakfast. Together with more than 380 guests, the Pies and the Blues raised more than $167K for life-saving cancer research at the business breakfast, achieving the best result in the event’s 13 year history. David Werdiger is a member of the volunteer organising committee.
David will deliver a keynote address at the marcus evans PWM APAC Summit to be held on November 2-4, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur. He will share his insights as a second generation family member and entrepreneur in “Finding Balance: Striking a Balance between Investment and Philanthropy”: Redefining family legacy to achieve both wealth creation and social value Understanding entrepreneurial risk to build a sustainable and secure investment portfolio Managing the new forms of risk in a family office context For more information, see here…
David Werdiger dips into the debate about commission-based fundraising. Many current policies prohibit the practice, but what is really needed is a high-level look at remuneration practices within not-for-profits, which should be established to ensure full alignment of interests between employer and employee. [eJewishPhilanthropy]
David Werdiger will be appearing in several panel sessions at Limmud Oz this year, which takes place 7-9 June 2014 at Monash University Caulfield Campus. “Vegetarian and Jewish?”, with Anthony Frosh, Nikki Silbert & Seraphya Berrin “Australian Jewish philanthropy: who gives a buck?” with Karen Mahlab & Mark Joel “Whither Jewish Australia?” with Danny Schiff These should be thought-provoking and informative sessions.
This article encourages funders to fully embrace the corporate sector’s risk/reward model in their funding: smart philanthropists, like the smart investors, should make themselves aware of the options available for achieving the desired social change and invest accordingly. [eJewishPhilanthropy and JFN]