About us

Philanthropy Australia is a not-for-profit organisation working to achieve a generous and inclusive Australia through more and better philanthropy.

Philanthropy Australia is the national peak body for philanthropy. Our members include trusts, foundations, families, individual donors, professional advisors, companies, intermediaries and not-for-profit organisations.

We provide advocacy, networking, services and resources to the philanthropic and not-for-profit sector, as well as information and research for the Australian community.

We are a growing movement of people and organisations who believe in the importance of giving and are proud to leverage their wealth and influence to create social change.

Who we are and our values

Learn more about Philanthropy Australia, our vision, purpose and values.

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Our team

Our team has a diverse range of experience and expertise in the for-purpose sector and beyond. We are passionate about working together to make an impact.

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Our board members are passionate about philanthropy, represent the broader community and contemporary philanthropy, and have diverse skills and expertise.

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Our partners

Philanthropy Australia’s partnerships are based on shared aspirations to serve the community to achieve more and better philanthropy.

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Our governance approach and processes help ensure we achieve our objectives effectively, ethically, and in line with relevant regulations and standards, and community expectations.

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Philanthropy Australia members include organisations and individuals from the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors.

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New Generation of Giving Network

New Generation of Giving Network (New Gen Network) is a network of emerging philanthropists and young leaders in the philanthropic sector.  

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Work with us

Current opportunities to join the team at Philanthropy Australia.

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View all Philanthropy Australia publications – including our submissions, research papers, annual reports and resources for better philanthropy.

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Contact us

Contact information for team members at Philanthropy Australia.

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Australian Philanthropy Awards

The Australian Philanthropy Awards recognise extraordinary achievements in philanthropy to honour those working to create lasting, positive change.

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Philanthropy Weekly e-newsletter

Philanthropy Weekly is our digital newsletter providing access to sector news, views, opportunities and resources. It is sent our each Friday.

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First Nations Engagement at Philanthropy Australia

Learn more about how we engage with First Nations peoples at Philanthropy Australia

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