Jul 17, 2015
Two of Australia's leading private arts donors have accused the Minister for te Arts, Senator George Brandis, of neglecting the arts community and politicising the funding of the sector.
Jun 10, 2015
When pitching for a philanthropist’s money, universities would do well to have a clear set of measurable outcomes in mind. It also helps to keep the donor actively involved in the project.
Nov 3, 2014
ABC TV - James Valentine interviews Neil Balnaves on the New Breed program.
Jun 14, 2014
Hamish Balnaves urges Australia's wealthiest to not leave too much money to their children.
Apr 14, 2014
Wesley Enoch interviews Indigenous artists.
Apr 5, 2014
Dec 13, 2013
Belvoir tells the remarkable story of the Coranderrk Aboriginal Station.
Aug 28, 2013
Philanthropist and Founder of The Balnaves Foundation, Mr Neil Balnaves AO, has been appointed to the Art Gallery of South Australia's Board.
Aug 14, 2013
Jada Alberts awarded the Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright's Award.
Aug 13, 2013
Playwright and actor Jada Alberts (This Heaven) will be announced as the winner of The Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright's Award 2013 at an event at the Belvoir St Theatre on Tuesday 13 August at 12 noon.
Jul 13, 2013
More than 1,000 children have joined the Art Gallery of South Australia's START Art Club.
Apr 5, 2013
The 5th McClelland Sculpture Suvery is currently reaping the benefits of expanding into some of its "new" territory.
Apr 2, 2013
ART PHILANTHROPY: NEIL BALNAVES
Philanthropists have traditionally kept their giving quiet and behind the scenes, but Neil Balnaves argues that this is missing the point. In a changing world, with governments contributing less and corporations run by conglomerates also giving less, why not be proud of making a difference? The Balnaves Foundation gives over $2 million dollars a year to medical and charitable causes as well as art projects to discuss art funding and which types of projects hold his passion.and founder Neil Balnaves joins
Mar 14, 2013
The Balnaves Foundation commissions an Economic Contribution Report showing that The Art Gallery of South Australia contributes $19.8 million to the South Australian Economy.
Mar 14, 2013
The economic report found the gallery generated $3 worth of activity for every dollar of funding and created 191.3 full-time-equivalent jobs.
Nov 17, 2012
They cut a large hole in the midriff of a grand piano. It was painful for them to watch even to contemplate doing in the first place.
Oct 29, 2012
Higher education philanthropy has hit a new high and both the University of Sydney and the University of NSW celebrated receiving major gifts from business people last week.
Oct 29, 2012
The Balnaves Foundation’s Young Researcher of the Year Awards are continuing to fill a void in the Australian research support landscape.
Oct 25, 2012
Neil Balnaves will be in esteemed company when he opens a new learning centre for indigenous students at the University of NSW in Sydney today.
Oct 24, 2012
A new learning centre designed to help double Indigenous student enrolments at UNSW has been opened today by the NSW Governor Professor Marie Bashir. Balnaves Place – Home of Nura Gili was made possible thanks to a generous donation of $1.5 million from The Balnaves Foundation.
Oct 4, 2012
The Haus der Kunst in Munich, New York's Museum of Modern Art and now the State Library of Victoria: John Kaldor has snaffled a key work by the latest US art world stars Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla to show in Melbourne next month.
Jan 31, 2012
Sydney Morning Herald review of ‘I am Eora’, presented by Sydney Festival in association with The Balnaves Foundation.
Jan 31, 2012
From a total of 173 national and international applications 36 finalists have been selected for the McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award 2012.
Sep 1, 2010
We are no longer the selfish city - Sydney has overtaken Melbourne as the country's most generous capital. But before we give ourselves a pat on the back, theres more work that needs to be done.
Mar 6, 2010
Neil Balnaves knows what he likes. Fortunately that includes supporting the arts in a big way.