Philanthropy Australia is the national peak body for organisations and individuals working to achieve positive change.

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Our purpose is to work for a generous and inclusive Australia by inspiring more and better philanthropy.

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Philanthropy Australia’s Better Philanthropy Telescope report is now available to view.

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View information about the referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, and the role of philanthropy.

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Start your giving journey

Find the most effective way for you to give – as an individual, family, organisation or business – so you can focus on making an impact.

Learn and grow

Discover our collection of resources and tools to get you started, extend your giving, or support others on their giving journey.

Double giving by 2030

Our Blueprint to Grow Structured Giving outlines how the philanthropic, for-purpose, business and government sectors can work together to double structured giving from $2.5 billion in 2020 to $5 billion by 2030.

Stories of giving

Stories to inspire more and better philanthropy. Read about the experiences and motivations of the donors and the causes they are supporting.

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News and stories

Policy and advocacy update

Philanthropy Australia member engagement on the Double Giving Policy Process

Sam Rosevear Fri, 10 March 2023

The Government’s pledge to develop a Strategy to Double Giving by 2030 could be a once-in-a-generation opportunity for philanthropy.

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News and stories

Last call for New Gen study tour to New York

Fri, 24 March 2023

Philanthropy Australia is planning a New Gen Study Tour to New York immediately prior to the NEXUS Global Summit in June 2023.

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‘COVID-inspired commitment to better outcomes must continue’: report

Fri, 24 March 2023

Philanthropy Australia worked closely with members throughout COVID-19 to shape the sector’s response to the crisis and is now pleased to publish our latest findings on the effectiveness of that work and the sector’s overall response.

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How members can contribute to the Productivity Commission Inquiry

Fri, 24 March 2023

Let’s talk! Philanthropy Australia has arranged two national webinars in April about the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Philanthropy

Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2022

Tue, 6 Sep 2022 Sydney, NSW

Our 2022 national conference For the Love of Humanity – People, Place and Planet was a feast of ideas, insights and inspiration held over 3 days.

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Sydney Climate Lens Launch

Sydney,NSW 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
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Professional development and training

Melbourne Climate Lens launch

Melbourne ,VIC 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
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Peer Network

New Gen Network Dinner

Sydney,NSW 6:00 pm
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