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. 31, 2015 Gina Rinehart’s gifts to charity may kickstart habit in others

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart’s ambition to give away half her massive fortune is a potential 'game-changer' for philanthropy in Australia. Read more…

Jul. 30, 2015 Changes at FRR

CEO, Alexandra Gartmann, will be leaving the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) in early October 2015. Read more…

Jul. 30, 2015 Philanthropy peak supports work of ‘Twiggy’ Forrest

Donor peak body Philanthropy Australia has thrown its support behind mining magnate and philanthropist Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest after an ABC Four Corners report on the falling value of his charities which are linked to the price of iron ore. Read more…

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Latest Release

2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.