Australian Philanthropy Awards

Nominations are now closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for the 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards. The fate of the nominees is now with the judging panels. We wish you all the very best of luck! We welcome you to attend the Awards ceremony where the winners will be announced on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Event details will be available over the next few weeks.

The 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards recognise and celebrate recent extraordinary achievements in Australian philanthropy for work that is visionary, high impact and transformative. 

The Awards, which honour the great achievements of so many who are working to create lasting and positive change, celebrate the work of our collective community and the impact of the many dedicated stakeholders involved that could never be achieved alone.

Award Partners

Ninti One
Indigenous Philanthropy Award Partner
Best Large Grant Award Sponsor
Best Small Grant Award Sponsor


Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network
Environmental Philanthropy Award Partner


FIIG Securities
Gender-wise Philanthropy Award Sponsor



Australian Women Donors Network
Gender-wise Philanthropy Award Presenting Partner




Financial Standard
Media Partner


Nominations open
Thursday, 15 December 2016

Nominations close
Monday, 13 February 2017 at 6pm

Awards ceremony (Melbourne)
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
With thanks to our host, NAB.