About Us

Good2Give is inspiring, enabling and significantly growing workplace giving and other ways businesses invest in not-for-profit communities, by making giving a part of everyday working life.

Good2Give has distributed $15 million to the charity sector in the last 12 months, taking us to a total of $155 million delivered to over 5,000 Australian and international communities since 2001. Join us to help deliver $300 million to charitable communities by 2020.

Founded in 2000, Good2Give is a not-for-profit organisation that makes it easy for businesses and donors to give.

Committed to building a more giving society, we advise businesses on how to engage with charitable organisations and provide technology solutions and services to efficiently and securely process company and employee donations across Australia and New Zealand.

Good2Give is all about making giving easy, efficient and rewarding for businesses, charities and donors alike. Our purpose-built online workplace giving platform as well as our work in advising on corporate community investment strategy, and managing corporate foundations and grants programs has supported businesses and donors to give more than of $155 million to over 5,000 Australian and international communities since 2001.

Having worked with hundreds of companies and government departments over the years, we currently count almost 20 per cent of the ASX100 as clients, although our services extend across small to medium businesses as we deliver solution that meet specific needs. In this last year alone, we have granted funds to around 2500 not-for-profits across Australia and New Zealand.

Good2Give has earned the trust of donors, businesses and charities alike; we welcome the opportunity to understand how we might help your company contribute in a positive way to communities in need.

Our Mission

Building a more giving society by inspiring and enabling businesses and people to support communities they care about.

Our Vision

To deliver $300 million to charitable communities by 2020.

Our Values

Customer focusOur customers come first whether they be businesses, donors or charities. By providing end-to-end, innovative solutions we ensure our customers receive the highest quality outcome for their needs. We are passionate about our customers, their impact and going the extra mile to achieve this.
Community impactLike our customers, we are committed to giving. The positive impact giving has on communities is what drives us every day. Connecting businesses, donors and charities, we enable more efficient funding for communities in need, and take the initiative to advocate for wider change to drive greater levels of giving.
TrustedData security and customer confidentiality is paramount. You can be confident the thorough due diligence we undertake mitigates risk for businesses and donors alike.
Honesty and integrityWe do what we say we do and are transparent in all interactions. We follow regulation and work closely with industry to ensure best practices are followed. We care about our customers and communities and always act responsibly.
Continuous improvementWe strive on a daily basis to continually improve what we do by being flexible and innovative in our approach and by listening to our customers. We are committed to technical excellence in all that we do.
Our people are keyWe are professional, capable, action-oriented and passionate. We respect one another and use teamwork for better outcomes. We are committed to learning and encourage professional development when possible. We are diverse in who we are and how we think, and we care and appreciate each other.

Governance

Board of Directors

Good2Give is governed our Board of Directors.

 

Cynthia M. Nadai

BSc, MBA Chair

Cynthia has an extensive background in management consultancy in the USA. In Australia, she has dedicated her skills to the not-for-profit sector at The Ethics Centre as Director of Operations and as a Consultant, as a participant in Restorative Forums (NSW Attorney General and Justice), and as a member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s Ethics Committee.

 

John S. Brown

BCom, Fellow ICAA, AICD Board Director, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee 

John is a retired partner of KPMG. He was the firm’s representative on KPMG’s international IT and Information Risk Management Committees, Head of the NSW Government practice and elected member of the KPMG National Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Since retiring from KPMG, John has been a Director of public companies and Chair and Member of a number of Audit and Risk Committees. John is currently an external Independent member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Taxation Office and a Director of the Gift of Life Foundation.

 

Stephen Garrett

BA Board Director

Stephen is the principal of Good Reason, a management and IT consultancy to charities. He has worked in the travel, IT, and non-profit sectors as a manager, software developer, and business owner. In 1991, after five years with Qantas Holidays, he co-founded and managed Tourism Technology which developed Calypso. In 2007 Stephen founded Good Reason. He is also a Director of The Garrett-Riggleman Trust.

 

Sue Murray

B Ed, MS(Ed) Board Director

Sue has more than 25 years of experience in the community sector with roles in education, media, communications and fundraising. She led the National Breast Cancer Foundation for 10 years and raised more than $100 million for breast cancer research. She then created the George Foundation for Global Health. Sue is the  CEO of Suicide Prevention Australia, the former Chair of Macquarie Community College, a graduate of the AICD and a member of both the Advisory Council for the Centre for Social Impact and Chief Executive Women.

 

Andrew Stals

BEc, LLB, LLM Board Director

Andrew has over 25 years of experience in corporate advisory and tax including international tax, M&A and corporate tax, cross-border investment and corporate structures, financial markets, infrastructure and project financing, real estate, funds management and financial products. Andrew founded Minerva Capital Partners in 2015 to provide corporate advisory, structuring and risk management solutions to clients.

Andrew was previously a partner at law firms Allen & Overy (2010-2014), Clayton Utz (2005-2010) and Blake Dawson Waldron (1999-2005). Andrew is also a director of local hedge fund manager Spartan Asset Management and a director of law firm Saville Partners.

Executive Team

 

Lisa Grinham

BBus Chief Executive Officer

Lisa has been advising companies for more than 10 years on effective corporate community investment strategies and is a leading voice on how to integrate giving into everyday working life. Prior to being appointed CEO of Good2Give in 2012, Lisa worked in leadership roles in the commercial sector where she has managed business and marketing strategy for 3M, Optus, Aussie Home Loans and IBM.

Lisa has been on the Board of Daystar Foundation since 2006, a small charity that works with schools in South West Sydney delivering a range of programs that create futures for children through education.

Lyndal Stuart

BComm, CIM Head of Marketing Communications

Lyndal joined Good2Give in January 2017. She has over 15 years of strategic communications, content and marketing management experience gained in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has worked in the architectural, not-for-profit, higher education, corporate responsibility and publishing sectors. Lyndal most recent roles include marketing, communications, campaigining and PR/media management roles at the Centre for Social Impact in Australia, and Common Purpose and Business in the Community in the UK.

Elena Mace

BBusCom Head of Marketing Communications (Currently on Maternity Leave)

Elena joined Good2Give in late 2015, from an extensive marketing career across multiple organisations such as St. George Bank, Citibank and Michael Page. With over 10 years of experience, Elena has a strong background in digital marketing and brand execution across the financial services, recruitment and education sectors, taking on product marketing, retention marketing, digital and content marketing roles.

 

Richard New

BEc, FCA, FCIS, JP Chief Financial Officer

With over 30 years of experience, Richard joined Good2Give in 2013 with responsibility for its accounting, reporting, tax, funds management and company secretarial functions. Richard has a strong background in financial services working for organisations such as QBE, GE and BHP; and also has experience working in small business. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary.

Richard has also worked voluntarily on School P&F and Finance committees, and was also a member of the Finance Committee at the Manly Freshwater Catholic Parish.

Jared Ortlipp

BAppSc (CompSc) Head of Product and Technology

Jared joined Good2Give in 2012 with a vision to design and build a digital workplace giving platform for the Australia and New Zealand markets. Jared now heads the Product and Technology team at Good2Give, bringing with him 15 years of IT experience across multiple organisations including MYOB and Ericsson. Jared has a strong passion for software innovation.

 

Advisers

Good2Give continues to innovate, adapt and grow with the advice of our Technology Advisory Group and Research Advisory Group, which bring together Australia’s leading lights in digital fundraising and digital platform development, research and insights into corporate community investment and giving.

Technology Advisory Group

  • Stephen Garrett
    Good2Give Board Director and Principal of Good Reason
  • Michael Graf
    Former IBM Executive
  • Gavin Heaton
    Digital communications guru and founder of the Disruptor’s Handbook
  • Bill Marriott
    Atlassian Senior Trust and Security Manager
  • Margaret Wright
    Business futurist and former lead in technology at Macquarie Bank and KPMG

Research Advisory Group

  • Kate MacDonald
    Customer Insight & Research Director
  • Alison Patchett
    Product Manager
  • Bopha Roden
    Director, KBR Research
  • Wendy Scaife
    Associate Professor and Director, Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, QUT

For further information on our Technology Advisory Group, read our blog here.