Introduction to Grant Making

This series of four recorded webinars is specifically designed for new grant managers, new trustees and new grant advisory committee members to assist in developing their granting strategies, processes and enable more effective grant making across Australia.

Each webinar is accompanied by downloadable presentations that you can make notes on during the webinar and keep for future reference. The presentations include a list of useful resources and further reading.

  • Introduction to Grant Making: This webinar provides an overview of philanthropy and granting trends and strategies in Australia and overseas.

  • Developing a Granting Strategy: This webinar offers approaches to develop or review a granting strategy, and explores the different types of granting strategies.

  • Effective Granting Part 1: This webinar outlines the different ways in which a funder may engage with grant seekers and tips on effective grant making.

  • Effective Granting Part 2: This webinar explores the various phases in grant making – assessment, funding and post-funding.

* Please note, if you are unsure of your membership status with Philanthropy Australia, please call (03) 9665 9100 for confirmation. All tickets will be verified.

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Chris Wootton

Chris Wootton

Acting CEO, Philanthropy Australia

Chris has worked in philanthropy for over 10 years managing the granting programs for some of the largest trusts including Helen Macpherson Smith Trust; William Buckland Foundation; L E W Carty Charitable Trust, The Felton Bequest; Sylvia & Charles Viertel Charitable Trust, the Jo & JR Wicking Trust and the RACV Community Foundation.

In his previous role at ANZ Trustees, Chris was responsible for around 250 trusts and foundations across Australia which distribute over $85 million per year. He has also held senior executive roles at Melbourne Water, the University of Melbourne and was the inaugural CEO of WaterAid Australia.

Vision is for a more giving Australia…

Sarah Davies (CEO) launched Philanthropy Australia's Strategic Plan 2017 - 2020 at our 2016 Conference.