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


Inspiring Giving

Thought-leadership, professional development and learning.

Inspiring Giving

Represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector.

Our Upcoming Events

Upcoming Sector Events

23 Feb

Board Builder Conference 2015
Moonee Valley, VIC

15 Apr

Philanthropy Summit 2015
Auckland, New Zealand

21 Apr

Philanthropy Australia AGM
Melbourne, VIC

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In recognition

Darvell M. Hutchinson AM, retired Chairman of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust, appointed a Philanthropy Australia Life Member.

Philanthropy Australia’s inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners:

Allan English
2014 Philanthropy Leader of the Year

Michael Gonski
2014 Emerging Philanthropy Leader




Latest News

Dec. 08, 2014 Thank you and happy holidays

To our more than 780 Members and Associates, thank you from the Philanthropy Australia Council and staff for your support during 2014. Read more…

Dec. 09, 2014 ACF and AEGN announce partnership

Australian Communities Foundation (ACF) and the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN) have established a new partnership that promises to enrich the knowledge and experience of the members and donors of both organisations. Read more…

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Latest Release

Celebrating the top 50

Pro Bono Australia

Australia’s Top 50 Philanthropic Gifts publication was launched in October 2013, aimed at providing a lasting memento of the outstanding achievements of donors and the communities they have supported.