Philanthropy Australia leads an innovative, growing, influential and high performing philanthropic sector in Australia.



Inspiring giving in Australia

Thought-leadership, professional development & learning.

Philanthropy defined

The structured giving of money, time, information, goods / services, voice or influence to improve humanity.

Our Upcoming Events

03 Jun

Not-For-Profit Boards and Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy
The Playford, 120 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

04 Jun

Not-For-Profit Boards and Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy
Park Hyatt, 1 Parliament Square, Melbourne, VIC

11 Jun

How Government Works
Online (webinar)

Upcoming Sector Events

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Philanthropy meets Parliament Summit 2015

Prior to our full program launch at the end of May, tickets are now available for our inaugural Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, which will bring together Australian funders, political leaders, and policy makers to meet at the heart of Australia’s political system – Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 9 September 2015. 

Program outline

Community & philanthropy partnerships

Community & Philanthropy Partnerships Week, 7-13 December 2015, managed by Philanthropy Australia in partnership with Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.

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Latest News

May. 29, 2015 Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week launches

Philanthropy Australia and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) today welcomed a new three-year program, funded through the Department of Social Services, to celebrate the power of partnerships between community and philanthropy in helping to build strong, vibrant sustainable places to live and work. Read more…

May. 28, 2015 Measures to boost philanthropy in Australia

Joint media release from The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Assistant Treasurer, and The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Minister For Social Services: The Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership today consolidated its commitment to increasing philanthropy in Australia. Read more…

May. 27, 2015 David Gonski, the Centre For Social Impact and the art of giving back

I do believe that it’s up to the rich to be benevolent,” David Gonski says. Read more…

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Latest Release

2014 Annual Report

Philanthropy Australia

Our Annual Report highlights our progress and achievements.