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.
This Award honours significant achievements in Australian grant-making, celebrating a joint vision and best practice in philanthropy.
Every day, Australian philanthropic organisations stand at the forefront of innovation, exploring creative ways to advance the common good and find solutions for complex issues that challenge society. In that spirit, the awards program recognises philanthropic excellence amongst Australian organisations and honours their exemplary leadership.
One of the purposes of the Awards is to acknowledge recent outstanding work in philanthropy. To that end, the timeframe has been set broadly for activity in the past two to five years, which may include design, funding and/or delivery of impact during that time period.
Nominations are welcomed from our Philanthropy Australia members and non-members, supporters and friends of our partner organisations. You may not nominate yourself, but you may nominate your organisation.
Current staff and Council of Philanthropy Australia and members of the Selection Panel are not eligible for nomination.
Nominees’ names will remain confidential and only successful recipients will be announced.
For grants over the amount of $50,000 that:
Submissions will be reviewed by the Selection Panel in early March 2017 for announcement at the 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards Celebration following the AGM on Wednesday, 5 April 2017.
Many thanks to Ninti One, our very generous Best Large Grant Sponsor.
Things you should know before completing the nomination form:
As the peak body for the philanthropic sector, we are actively involved in shaping the development and direction of government policy and legislation relating to the sector.