Early bird tickets now available for the Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024! See you 5-7 August in Adelaide.

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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.

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How to give: 2-minute online tool lets you explore giving options before EOFY

Rebecca Moriarty, Philanthropy Australia Project Manager Fri, 24 May 2024

Philanthropy Australia is launching a simple online tool for professional advisers, their clients and individual donors to explore the best structured giving vehicle for their needs and preferences. Ahead of this busy time in the taxation and financial calendars, it’s an ideal opportunity to explore pathways to philanthropy and support charitable organisations making a difference in local communities and beyond.

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Corporate volunteering: from food packing to skill sharing

Romy Sandler, Macquarie Group Foundation Fri, 24 May 2024

As the volunteer sector becomes more adaptable and diverse, corporate volunteering is rich with scope for further innovation. Romy Sandler, Staff Engagement Lead for the Macquarie Group Foundation in ANZ, shares some of the initiatives Macquarie have developed to engage employees.

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Conference early bird pricing ending soon, scholarship applications open

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 24 May 2024

Early bird ticket prices for the Philanthropy Australia Conference 2024 will end on Friday 31 May. Act now to benefit from a big discount!

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Update: Philanthropy Australia Annual General Meeting

Philanthropy Australia Fri, 24 May 2024

The 2024 Philanthropy Australia AGM was held on Wednesday 22 May. At the meeting, new members were appointed to the Board and commenced their terms as Directors at the conclusion of the meeting.

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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Communicating your impact: How to pitch to funders

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AEST

Enhance your charity’s narrative by leveraging your organisation’s story and impact in today’s competitive philanthropic landscape.

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Professional development and training

FGII Market Information Day

Melbourne hybrid 10:00 am – 12:00 pm AEST

FGII Market Information Days provide opportunities to learn about the social impact investment landscape.

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Peer Network

Arts Funders Network

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AEST

Join us in conversation with Kate Fielding, CEO of A New Approach, for a post-budget arts sector update.

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