As the peak body we serve a community of funders, social investors and social change agents working to achieve positive social, cultural, environmental and community change by leveraging their financial assets and influence.


Philanthropy Australia's Response to COVID-19

Resources and information to help keep your giving on track during COVID-19

COVID-19 National Funding Platform

Australian Communities Foundation and Philanthropy Australia have partnered to provide a national funding platform to coordinate the philanthropic response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Latest news

Sep. 30, 2020 New CSI research project on mental health post-COVID

A new research project exploring and analysing the state of Australia’s mental health and well being systems in a post-COVID-19 environment has been unveiled. The project, which is part of the Centre for Social Impact’s series of deep analyses of social issues areas, is supported by Zurich Financial Services Australia… Read more…

Sep. 25, 2020 The Myer Foundation joins in the Spirit of ‘Giveout Day’ for LGBTIQ+ Communities

The Myer Foundation has awarded a grant of $10,000 to national LGBTIQ+ organisation, Equality Australia, in celebration of GiveOUT Day 2020 – a national day to raise funds and aareness for LGBTIQ+ communities and organisations. “Granting this $10,000 as part of GiveOUT Day 2020 is a great way for The Myer Foundation to showcase, profile… Read more…

Sep. 23, 2020 New opportunity to assess COVID-19 impact

Following the baseline RESET 2020 National Impact+Need Research Study earlier this year, our partners at The Xfactor Collective have launched the follow-up tracking survey. This second survey, which opens next Monday, is designed to track the evolving impacts of COVID-19 on the social sector. Read more…

More news…
Philanthropy and COVID-19

Philanthropy and COVID-19

The latest information and resources on COVID-19

Access here

Become a member!

Our mission is more and better philanthropy. Be part of the journey.

Join now