We are a growing movement of people and organisations who believe in the importance of giving and are proud to leverage their wealth and influence to create social change.


Philanthropy Awards

Recognising the ways more and better philanthropy has been achieved.

Inspiring giving in Australia

We facilitate, advocate, educate and promote.

Our Upcoming Events

27 May

Impact Investing Seminar
Adelaide, SA

30 May

Impact Investing Seminar
Canberra, ACT

31 May

Impact Investing Seminar
Melbourne, VIC

01 Jun

Impact Investing Seminar
Sydney, NSW

Upcoming Sector Events

04 May

Collaboration for Impact Conference
Melbourne, VIC

04 May

How the budget affects the NFP sector
Online (webinar)

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Latest News

May. 03, 2016 Australia’s charitable giving jumps 6.5 per cent: National Australia Bank

Australians appeared to dig deeper for others in the past year, with solid jobs growth and a resilient economy contributing to a significant jump in charitable donations. Read more…

Apr. 29, 2016 Collaboration within Australian communities on show

Philanthropy Australia and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal welcome today’s announcement by the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP, of $160,000 in grants to help celebrate and communicate the power of partnerships during this year’s Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week, which will be held from 5-11 December 2016. Read more…

Apr. 29, 2016 Why millionaire Barry Lambert invested $34 million in medicinal cannabis

Until last year Barry Lambert was known in Australian business circles chiefly for his success in building Count Financial, a chain of accounting and financial planning shopfronts that he started 35 years ago and eventually sold to the Commonwealth Bank for more than $373 million. That 2011 sale landed him a spot on the BRW Rich 200, where he was ranked the 156th wealthiest Australian last year. Read more…

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2016 Action Plan

Philanthropy Australia