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 latest Annual Review

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

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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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Media Release

Media Release: New alliance to help drive more impact investing in Australia

Mon, 29 May 2023

An alliance of some of Australia’s largest philanthropic foundations has launched to grow impact investing in Australia, enable partnerships, and unlock its potential to help tackle social and environmental challenges.

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News and stories

Top Trends in Philanthropy for Better Giving 

Adam Ognall Fri, 26 May 2023

Philanthropy Australia’s Executive Director Engagement, Adam Ognall, was recently asked to offer his thoughts for a team event on the most prevailing trends and themes he sees emerging across the sector. As we make our way towards our shared goal of more generous and inclusive giving in Australia, here are his thoughts.

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Philanthropy Australia Annual Review 2022

Fri, 26 May 2023

Philanthropy Australia and CEO Jack Heath are delighted to publish its 2022 Annual Review, bringing together a raft of highlights of a big year.

New Philanthropy Australia Life Members

Fri, 26 May 2023

Two of Australia’s most notable philanthropic leaders, Ann Johnson and Alan Schwartz AM, received Life Membership to Philanthropy Australia this week.

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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Peer Network

Corporate Foundations Peer Network | Impact Investing

Sydney,NSW 11:30 am – 1:30 pm AEST
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Climate Change Lens Masterclass (Funder Only)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Measuring Philanthropic Impact – SA

Adelaide,SA 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm ACST
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