What we do

Our vision

A generous and inclusive Australia.

Our purpose

To inspire more and better philanthropy.

Philanthropy Australia is the peak body for philanthropy, serving a community of funders, social investors and social change agents working to achieve positive social, cultural, environmental and community change, by leveraging their financial assets and influence. Our purpose is to inspire more and better philanthropy for a generous and inclusive Australia. Our membership consists of trusts, foundations, organisations, families, individual donors, professional advisers, intermediaries, corporates and not-for-profit organisations.

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Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Status Auspicing Policy: Although Philanthropy Australia has Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, it does not use this DGR status to auspice other organisations, or the programs and projects of other organisations. Philanthropy Australia does not make grants of any kind, nor do we act on behalf of / for any specific individual or organisation.



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