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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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.

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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

News and stories

Giving agenda shaped by new ‘Better Philanthropy Telescope’ report

Aisling Quigley Mon, 30 January 2023

Better Philanthropy Telescope report reveals the big ideas, world issues, and pressing challenges and opportunities that the philanthropic sector is facing.

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News and stories

Watch: The Best of Giving Films

Nick Richardson Fri, 16 December 2022

During the past two years, Philanthropy Australia has compiled nine short films that tell stories of best practice philanthropy.

Sector news

Philanthropy supports Ukrainians to lead in response to ongoing humanitarian crisis

Wed, 21 December 2022

Approximately $1.1 million in funding will give Ukrainians access to humanitarian leadership training to support their communities through the ongoing crisis.


The stories that stay with you

Nick Richardson Fri, 16 December 2022

Nick Richardson has been Philanthropy Australia’s Storyteller for three and a half years. In this week’s blog, he recaps his favourite stories from his tenure.

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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Education Callout: Conversation about public education in SA

Adelaide,SA 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The SA Department for Education want to hear what you have to say about how the future of public education should look.

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Funders Callout SA: Supporting SA-flood impacted communities

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please join us in this call out to all funders who are supporting, or interested in supporting, SA flood-impacted communities.

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Measuring Philanthropic Impact [SA Member Event]

Adelaide,SA 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an insightful and immersive discussion and experience on how to measure impact in philanthropy.

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