International Philanthropy Award

The International Philanthropy Award is for grants allocated to domestically-based organisations operating overseas that work towards achieving a better and more sustainable future for all through a global measurement framework, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Nomination Closed

Use our awards website to nominate someone for the International Philanthropy Award.

Nominations are welcomed from Philanthropy Australia members, non-members, supporters and friends of our partner organisations.

The Australian Philanthropy Awards are open to all members of the Australian philanthropic and broader social change community. You are able to nominate your own organisation.

Nominations are assessed by the selection panel on the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrates catalytic use of philanthropic funds to achieve impact towards the SDGs internationally.
  2. Demonstrates a genuine partnership between the grantmaker and the recipient, which is true to the mission and values of the recipient.
  3. Demonstrates leadership in contributing to more and/or better international philanthropy by Australians.
  4. Specify one thing that makes this a knockout nomination.

The timeframe is for activity occurring in the last five years – this may include design, funding, program outcomes and/or delivery of impact.

Nominees remain confidential and only finalists and successful recipients are announced.

To nominate, you will need to:

  • Address the selection criteria in Awards Force explaining what makes this an outstanding nomination
  • Optional: Estimate the amount of philanthropic investment – financial and non-financial.

Please note: no payment is required or requested at any stage of the nomination process – entries are free.

Nominations for the International Philanthropy Award:

  • open Thursday 7 December 2023
  • close Sunday 25 February 2024 at 11.59pm (AEDT)


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The 2024 International Philanthropy Award is presented in partnership with:

Australian International Development Network (AIDN)

AIDN is a collaboration of private sector individuals, philanthropists, organisations, donors, corporates and government. We have the shared vision of a more equitable world.

Past recipients

YearWinnerRelated article
2021Arup Australasia & Engineers Without Borders Australia
2020Accenture Australia and Good Return for working together to build the financial capability of vulnerable people in Cambodia and Nepal