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  Better Giving Hub   Launching May 1

The Australian Philanthropy Awards

Recognising and celebrating recent extraordinary achievements in Australian philanthropy.

2018 Conference

Purpose: Is it enough? 4-6 September 2018 in Melbourne

Latest news

Mar. 12, 2018 New Funder Group for Women and Girls launches

On Friday 9 March, Philanthropy Australia launched a new Funder Group dedicated to advancing women and girls.  The launch included an address by guest speaker Elizabeth Proust AO, one of Australia’s most influential business leaders who currently chairs the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Nestle and the Advisory Board at… Read more…

Feb. 28, 2018 NAB Announces $1.6 Million In Funding For Sustainable Regional Grants

NAB has today announced over $1.6 million in funding for six organisations to assist regional communities enhance the natural environment. Since 2008, NAB, through the NAB Foundation, has provided $12.2 million in grants to organisations to help them innovate and have greater impact in the community. NAB Chief Legal and Commercial… Read more…

Feb. 20, 2018 Paving Pathways – A Review of the Impact Investment Ready Growth Grants

Impact Investing Australia has undertaken a review of the Growth Grant which has deployed $1.4M to 22 mission driven organisations – where 11 have successfully raised $40M in debt and equity. To obtain a copy of the report, click here. This program, along with the PA/NAB Impact Investment Ready Discovery Grants… Read more…

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Advocacy Update

February 2018

The Australian Government has announced a review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation.

Advocacy & Insight Manager, Krystian Seibert, outlines Philanthropy Australia's engagement with the review.