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The Power of Advocacy

Funding Advocacy: A Powerful Tool in the Philanthropy Toolkit

2017-2020 Strategic Plan

Our vision is for a more giving Australia. Watch the launch of our Strategic Plan >

The 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards

Recognising and celebrating recent extraordinary achievements in Australian philanthropy.

Latest news

Sep. 13, 2017 Paul Ramsay Foundation bolsters leadership team

The Paul Ramsay Foundation has appointed Brian Graetz and John Bush to its senior leadership team, as the organisation sharpens its strategic focus to tackle systemic change in Australia’s health and education sectors. Read more…

Aug. 24, 2017 Staff announcement

Jenna Liang, State Manager (NSW & ACT) and New Gen Manager, will be leaving us for greener pastures as she embarks on a new journey in her already esteemed career in philanthropy. Jenna has accepted a regional Asia role in philanthropy based out of Hong Kong. Read more…

Aug. 23, 2017 Vale Diana Ramsay AO

We are saddened to hear about the recent passing of Diana Ramsay AO, founder of The James and Diana Ramsay Foundation. The Foundation has been an invaluable supporter of the South Australian Philanthropy Australia office initially providing seed funding to establish the office and continues to provide a home for the Adelaide office to help advance more and better philanthropy in the South Australian community. Read more…

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Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit

11 & 12 September 2017 

The Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit brings together Australian funders, political leaders, and policy makers to meet at the heart of Australia’s political system. 

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