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Read about the recipients in the 2024 Australian Philanthropy Awards

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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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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

A night celebrating philanthropy 

Sophie Marcard – Director, Marketing and Communications, Philanthropy Australia Fri, 19 April 2024

The 2024 Australian Philanthropy Awards ceremony was held on Tuesday 16 April at the Art Gallery of NSW. More than 200 people packed Meers Hall to hear a showcase of the finalists across 9 categories and a surprise 10 Award recipients. 

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Hopes for a breakthrough in childhood diseases underpinned by 10-year funding relationship

Dee Rudebeck, News and Storytelling Advisor Fri, 19 April 2024

An enduring relationship that has formed between the Stafford Fox Medical Research Foundation (SFMRF) and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) over a decade has been attributed to enabling the latter to develop world-first research into stem cell medicine that could result in treatments for rare or currently incurable and devastating childhood diseases, including heart disease and brain cancer.

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Australian Philanthropy Awards 2024 – in pictures

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 19 April 2024

Take a look at some of the highlights and key moments from the Australian Philanthropy Awards Showcase event including guests, award recipients, finalists, presenters and more.

Media Release

Impressive leaders recognised with Australian Philanthropy Awards

Tue, 16 April 2024

The award recipients in the 2024 Australian Philanthropy Awards have been announced today, recognising and celebrating extraordinary achievements in contemporary philanthropy.

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 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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In conversation with Tirana Hassan and Joseph Skrzynski AO: The intersection of Philanthropy and Human Rights

Melbourne,VIC 9:30 am – 11:00 am AEST

Don’t miss this opportunity to join us for a thought-provoking conversation on the intersection of philanthropy and human rights featuring Tirana Hassan and Joseph Skrzynski AO, renowned global leaders in the field. 

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Phil Eval Network: Participatory Member Discussion

10:00 am – 11:00 am AEST

We invite MEL (measurement, evaluation, and learning) practitioners to join us for a ‘Share and Learn’ session.

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Peer Network

SA Funders morning tea: Sharing Stories of Collaboration

Adelaide,SA 9:30 am – 11:30 am

The topic for this informal meeting held in conjunction with the Queensland Funders Peer Network is Sharing Stories of Collaboration.

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