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

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Read about the recipients of the 2024 Australian Philanthropy Awards.

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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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Inspiring stories of giving volume 1 – now available to read and download.

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

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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.

News and stories

News and stories

‘You know what you’re doing’: Kim Collard was key to Kimberly recovery fund

Allison Harding Fri, 12 July 2024

In early 2023, Western Australia’s Kimberley region was battered by ex-tropical Cyclone Ellie, with damage to property and infrastructure isolating already vulnerable communities. Here, we learn the story behind how the Fremantle Foundation and Kim Collard’s Bibbulmun Fund worked with local community leaders to ensure support made it to the right people and places.

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New conference updates! Discover speakers, panellists and more

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 5 July 2024

Today we reveal a cascade of speakers! We have confirmed loads of panellists and moderators for the concurrent sessions and masterclasses. We wanted you to be the first to know.

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Meet our new member: Ord Minnett

Fri, 12 July 2024

In this regular series, we introduce members who have joined Philanthropy Australia in recent months. Philanthropy’s ever-evolving nature is reflected in our members and the breadth of their work across sectors. These responses have been provided by Malcolm Wood, Head of Asset Allocation and Philanthropic Services.

NEXUS Global 2024 Summit: where ‘Bold Voices, Brave Ideas’ flowed

Lucy Steggles, Executive Officer of NEXUS Australia Fri, 12 July 2024

Just over a week ago, Lucy Steggles, Executive Officer of NEXUS Australia, returned from the annual NEXUS Global Summit event in New York. She, and Philanthropy Australia’s Bella Conyngham, hosted a delegation of 17 Next Gen members from across Australia. NEXUS created an incredible space that brought together 650 young leaders from more than 20 countries around the world for collaborative problem-solving and connection.

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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Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024

Mon, 5 Aug 2024 Adelaide, SA

The Philanthropy Australia Conference is the pre-eminent gathering of the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors for learning, networking, storytelling, and celebrating achievements.

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Events

How social enterprises are scaling impact through partnerships

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AEST

The Social Enterprise Funders Group convenes foundations and funders with the objective of growing awareness of and philanthropic practice within the evolving social enterprise sector.

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Conference

Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024

Adelaide,SA

The Philanthropy Australia Conference is the pre-eminent gathering of the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors for learning, networking, storytelling, and celebrating achievements.

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Breakfast

FGII Peer to Peer Breakfast: Barriers and enablers for impact investing

Adelaide,SA 7:00 am – 8:15 am ACST

This is the first FGII peer to peer learning session and in-person member event. Connect with other FGII members over breakfast and share impact investing experiences.

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