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Appointment of new CEO

President, Alan Schwartz AM, has announced Sarah Davies as the new CEO of Philanthropy Australia effective 30 November 2015.


Benchmarking Survey 2015

Watch David Gonski speak about the importance of the survey and why his foundation will be completing it. The survey can be accessed here.


Latest News

Apr. 24, 2015 Mike Bloomberg is dropping $42 million on 100 US cities

Through his charitable organisation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the multibillionaire will fund a program that helps municipal governments around the country use data to do their jobs better. Read more…

Apr. 23, 2015 FRRR launches NSW flood recovery fund

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) today announced that it has established a Disaster Recovery Fund to support the medium to long-term recovery of rural and regional areas in New South Wales affected by recent storms and resulting flooding. The Fund is tax deductible and accepts donations from individuals and from trusts, foundations and corporations. Read more…

Apr. 20, 2015 MFCo chief Peter Winneke’s push to get rich to talk about giving works

When businessman Graham Tuckwell and mining magnate Andrew Forrest interviewed each other at last year’s Philanthropy Australia national conference in Melbourne, what they had to say was music to the ears of Peter Winneke. Read more…

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2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.