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Hands Across Canberra launches the Chief Minister's Charitable Fund grant round

3 April 2019

ACT charities and community organisations are being encouraged to apply for up to $20,000 in grants following the launch today of the first Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund (CMCF) grant round, managed by Hands Across Canberra.

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ACT Australian of the Year Awards announced.

30 October 2018

The calibre of the ACT nominees this year was of such a high standard and to be a part of the final 16, selected from so many nominations, is something you should be very proud of.

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A house built out of love for the people of Canberra

26 October 2018

Today, Hands Across Canberra in partnership with Master Builders ACT (MBA) and Village Building Co.a announced a new Charity House Project with the proceeds again being donated to Canberra’s most vulnerable people.

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2018 Vital Signs Report Released

25 October 2018

Hands Across Canberra in partnership with The Snow Foundation is launching Vital Signs Canberra.

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Hands Across Canberra 2018 Impact Report launched today.

25 October 2018

The Board of Hands Across Canberra are leaders in our community and their guidance, together with the incredible support – large and small – of many volunteers, businesses and donors are creating change locally.

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Hands Across Canberra encourages Canberrans to spring into action this October

19 September 2018

The warmer weather is always a welcomed pleasure as Spring rolls around. It’s a time to open our windows to the fresh air and now we can also open our hearts.

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FYI with FIA: Vital Information for Fundraisers

12 September 2018

What is the future for Australia’s $12.5 billion dollar fundraising sector and what you need to know to be a successful professional fundraiser?

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Safe Shelter's capacity stretched in August

5 September 2018

Safe Shelter ACT's capacity was stretched during August, with 190 homeless men as guests over the 31 days. On many nights the “duty” shelter was full to normal capacity (8 guests) and on several nights an additional guest was admitted. No one had to be turned away in August.

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Canberra City Care officially opened their new Harvest Kitchen.

31 August 2018

Canberra City Care officially opened their new Harvest Kitchen.

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