Our partners

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

We would like to acknowledge and thank our champions and partners for their generous support.

Strategic Funders

Strategic Funders support the implementation of Philanthropy Australia’s Strategic Plan 2022-2025.

Paul Ramsay Foundation


Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

Equity Trustees

The Snow Foundation

An anonymous philanthropic organisation

Philanthropy Champions

Collier Charitable Fund

Fay Fuller Foundation

The Fay Fuller Foundation aims to drive change around impactful, purposeful, and people-centred philanthropic funding in South Australia. Our purpose is to resource community determined responses to complex challenges and we pursue this through three focus areas: Mental Health and Wellbeing, Aboriginal-Led Health Funding, and Practice and Collaboration.

Lisa George

Heath Family Fund

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills Charity Law Team are experts in advising charitable organisations and philanthropic foundations on their governance, tax and compliance obligations, including their eligibility for charity registrations and tax concessions.

Macquarie Group Foundation

The Macquarie Group Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group, providing support to hundreds of community organisations globally each year through financial support, volunteering and skills sharing, predominantly in the locations in which Macquarie operates. The Foundation’s work is significantly influenced by the activities of Macquarie staff with a focus on increasing social and economic mobility.

McLean Family Foundation

McLeod Family Foundation

Amanda Miller OAM

Seer Data & Analytics

Seer Data & Analytics is an independently run Australian-owned technology company that transforms data into actionable insights for communities and organisations across Australia.  Seer Data is a Government to Community data sharing intermediary empowering communities and not-for-profits with data access, collection, analysis, sharing and storytelling. This enables informed evidence-based decisions on local issues via collaboration, shared learning and problem-solving to improve outcomes.

Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation

The Ross Trust

Established in 1970 by the will of Roy Everard Ross, The Ross Trust is a perpetual charitable trust with a vision to create positive social and environmental change so Victorians can thrive. As a compassionate and responsive philanthropic leader, we act with integrity to achieve long-term impact and systemic change.

The Skrzynski Family Sky Foundation

The Sky Foundation is the Skrzynski Family PAF with a focus on refugees, human rights, civil society, women’s rights, arts and culture and welfare in Australia and overseas.

The Snow Foundation

Founded in 1991 by Canberra brothers Terry and George Snow, The Snow Foundation’s purpose is to create opportunities and strengthen resilience for a more caring and inclusive community. Underpinned by our values, our work stems across four pillars: Our Place (Canberra being our main place), Our Country, Our Sector and Our Family.

The William Buckland Foundation

The William Buckland Foundation aims to improve the lives of disadvantaged Victorians through grants that support better housing, health, education and employment outcomes. We also fund initiatives that build resilience in rural and regional communities.

Tim Fairfax AC

Trawalla Foundation

Established in 2004 as a vehicle for the philanthropic activities of the Schwartz family, Trawalla Foundation works with exceptional individuals and organisations that have a vision for the future of Australia, focused on strengthening gender equality, creativity, sustainability and social justice within our society. We believe in the value of more female leaders, especially in business, media and politics. We adopt a range of levers including grants, investments, skills, networks and advocacy, to deepen the impact of the individuals and organisations that we collaborate with.

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation

W&A Johnson Family Foundation

Wheelton Philanthropy

Wheelton Philanthropy focuses mainly on the areas of women, girls, and education.

By supporting Philanthropy Australia we believe we are assisting Australians to have a better understanding of Philanthropy and its importance in having a stronger community.

Other supporters and partners

Blueprint for Philanthropy: Stage 2 Project

Anon donor

Cooper Investors

MaiTri Foundation


The Ian Potter Foundation

Philanthropy Australia offices

Adelaide: The Wyatt Trust

Brisbane: Hand Heart Pocket Foundation

2022 conference partners

Principal partners: Paul Ramsay Foundation, AMP Foundation

Major partner: Perpetual

Supporting partners: Give2Asia, Australian Communities Foundation, JANA

Technology partner: Grant Toolbox

Feature photography on this website thanks to Daniel Kukec Photography and Mark Chew Photography.

Become a partner

To learn more about partnership opportunities, contact us.