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

10 Dec

End of Year Celebration
Melbourne, VIC

Upcoming Sector Events

14 Jul

The Funding Network
Sydney, NSW

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Community & Philanthropy Partnerships Week

Celebrating the ways in which partnerships between grassroots community groups and philanthropy build vibrant and resilient communities. 7 - 13 December 2015

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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. 02, 2015 Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal promises $41 billion fortune to charity

Prince Alwaleed said his charity "will help build bridges to foster cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth, provide vital disaster relief and create a more tolerant and accepting world". Read more…

Jun. 29, 2015 A New Podium for Change

In November this year, Sarah Davies will leave her current role as CEO of the Reach Foundation to take on the position of CEO at Philanthropy Australia. Read more…

Jun. 26, 2015 Scott Morrison calls on private sector to invest more in welfare

It's not just about charity, it's about private sector investment in solving social challenges. Read more…

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Latest Release

2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.