Environmental Philanthropy Meets Parliament:

Where: Canberra, ACT

When: Tue 12th Sep 2017, 07:00 – 08:30 (1 hour, 30 minutes)

Presented by: AEGN

A panel of environmental funders will share insights of environmental philanthropy and investment, with an audience including representatives of the Australian Government. They will address the:

  • inspiration and motivation behind their environmental philanthropy
  • challenges faced by environmental grantmakers in 2017
  • relationship between government and philanthropy - should we be working more closely together?

The Minister for the the Environment and Energy, Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, has been invited to address the audience.

Panel members:

  • Craig Connelly, The Ian Potter Foundation
  • Hayley Morris, Morris Family Foundation
  • Rob McLean, McLean Foundation

Breakfast commences at 7am and the Panel discussion at 7.30am in National Ballroom 4

RSVP by Wednesday 6 September 2017

All grantmakers attending Philanthropy Australia's Philanthropy Meets Parliament are welcome to attend



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