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

02 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Sydney, NSW

08 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Adelaide, SA

10 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Melbourne, VIC

15 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Brisbane, QLD

19 Apr

Annual General Meeting
Melbourne, VIC

07 Sep

2016 Philanthropy Australia National Conference - Day 1
Four Point Sheraton, Darling Harbour, NSW.

Upcoming Sector Events

20 Oct

Grant-Seeker Workshop
Melbourne, VIC

21 Oct

The Funding Network
Sydney, NSW

27 Oct

Women in Philanthropy: Becoming a Conscious Leader
Waiheke Island, New Zealand

See all events…

Latest News

Oct. 05, 2015 Philanthropist Naomi Milgrom’s latest gift to Melbourne – MPavilion

The project has been funded by Naomi Milgrom, who is on a mission to use her philanthropy to cement Melbourne as a world capital for ground-breaking design. Read more…

Sep. 27, 2015 Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft’s Bill Gates make bid for universal internet access

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates have thrown their weight and resources behind a goal to bring internet access to everyone in the world by 2020. Read more…

Sep. 24, 2015 Where have all the volunteers gone?

These exploratory findings suggest that Australian volunteer-involving organisations wishing to bolster their numbers need to be clear about the benefits they can offer to potential volunteers. Read more…

More news…

Latest Release

2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.