Seeking funding

Please note: Philanthropy Australia does not provide funding of any kind. The below are simply helpful tips, guidance and resources about seeking funds.

As a charity or not-for-profit organisation, knowing where and how to start with seeking funding can be challenging. Before you dive in, we recommend taking time to consider what you want to achieve and what you need to get there.

We’ve selected some helpful resources to help get you started. Having a clear vision, ticking all the right boxes, and understanding what funders are looking will give you the best chance of securing funding and achieving your goals.

How to seek funding

Recommended steps to help charities and not-for-profit organisations find funding from Australian philanthropic trusts and foundations.

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Setting up a charity

General advice for setting up a not-for-profit organisation to deliver charitable services to the community.

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