Philanthropy Australia leads an innovative, growing, influential and high performing philanthropic sector in Australia.


Philanthropy defined

The structured giving of money, time, information, goods / services, voice or influence to improve humanity.

Inspiring giving in Australia

We facilitate, advocate, educate and promote.

Our Upcoming Events

31 Aug

How to seek funding
Online (webinar)

31 Aug

Intro to grant making
Online (webinar)

02 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Sydney, NSW

08 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Adelaide, SA

10 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Melbourne, VIC

Upcoming Sector Events

18 Aug

Tax Tips for Arts Organisations
Brisbane, QLD

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Philanthropy meets Parliament Summit 2015

We're bringing together Australian funders, political leaders, and policy makers to meet at the heart of Australia’s political system – Parliament House in Canberra. Wed 9 September 2015

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Latest News

Jul. 27, 2015 Giving in to beggars helps nobody

If you feel genuinely passionate about marginalised members of the community, then why not devote your time and help feed them or donate to one of the charities who work in this sector. Read more…

Jul. 24, 2015 Impact investing could help plug $2.5 trillion funding gap for development

Socially responsible investment can help tackle poverty, hunger and climate change. Can the fragmented industry overcome its barriers to becoming a real force for good? Read more…

Jul. 23, 2015 KidsGive gives kids the opportunity to raise money for charity

The message is that it’s never too early to start teaching children the value of giving back. As KidsGive founder Sean Gordon explained: “It is designed to help kids identify the things they find unfair in the world, and help them fight the unfairness.” Read more…

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Latest Release

2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.