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


Inspiring Giving

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Inspiring Giving

Represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector.

Our Upcoming Events

22 Oct

New Gen Keynote - Sydney
Eternity Playhouse, 39 Burton Street (Cnr Palmer Street), Darlinghurst, NSW

23 Oct

New Gen Keynote - Melbourne
ANZ Pavilion - Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Road, VIC

Upcoming Sector Events

21 Oct

Design for Social Innovation
Sydney, NSW

22 Oct

Strategic Grants Workshop
Sydney, NSW

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In recognition

Darvell M. Hutchinson AM, retired Chairman of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust, appointed a Philanthropy Australia Life Member.

Philanthropy Australia’s inaugural Philanthropy Leader Awards winners:

Allan English
2014 Philanthropy Leader of the Year

Michael Gonski
2014 Emerging Philanthropy Leader


2014 New Gen Keynote

Following sell-out events in 2013, this year's much-anticipated 2014 New Generation of Giving Keynote Series features a dynamic New Gen-er with a sterling track-record in philanthropy.

  • Sydney: Wednesday 22 October
  • Melbourne: Thursday 23 October

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Latest News

Oct. 14, 2014 $2m windfall for documentaries

Seven Australian screen projects received more than $2 million in an extraordinary Good Pitch Australia documentary forum last week. Read more…

Oct. 14, 2014 Expressions of interest close 28 October for $100,000 grant

Impact100 SA will consider applications from organisations that support initiatives focusing on improving social and education outcomes for South Australia’s disadvantaged children and young people. Read more…

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Latest Release

Celebrating the top 50

Pro Bono Australia

Australia’s Top 50 Philanthropic Gifts publication was launched in October 2013, aimed at providing a lasting memento of the outstanding achievements of donors and the communities they have supported.