Australian Philanthropy Awards 2018

Celebrating the positive impact of philanthropy at the fourth annual Australian Philanthropy Awards.

Nomination Closed

The iconic Sydney Opera House played host to inspiring evening. A remarkable selection of philanthropists and their not-for-profit partners were recognised in front of 200 members of Australia’s proud philanthropic and social change community.

Andrew and Nicola Forrest received the prestigious Leading Philanthropist Award, alongside progressive sector-leading recipients in 6 other categories.

Together this group represents the innovative work being done to drive more and better philanthropy – in our nation and beyond.

Australian Philanthropy Awards 2018 recipients

Leading Philanthropist

Andrew and Nicola Forrest

Best Large Grant Award

Tom Snow and Brooke Horne Family Trust

Best Small Grant Award

Snow Foundation

Environmental Philanthropy Award

Purves Environmental Fund

Gender-wise Philanthropy Award

The WeirAnderson Foundation and International Women’s Development Agency

Indigenous Philanthropy Award

Australian Communities Foundation and Woor-Dungin

International Philanthropy Award

Wheelton Philanthropy and Bali Children Foundation


The Australian Philanthropy Awards 2018 were generously supported by:

Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Women Donors Network


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Sydney Opera House

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