2022-2025 Strategic Plan Launch

December 2021 | 20 mins

Presented by Jack Heath, CEO and Co-Chairs, Ann Johnson and Amanda Miller, the new strategic plan will outline the vision, purpose, strategic pillars, key initiatives and goals for PA over the next four years.  

Life Membership announcement 2021

December 2021 | 37 mins

One of the highest honours Philanthropy Australia can bestow is to offer Life Membership as an acknowledgement and recognition of outstanding and distinctive contribution of eminent persons to the field of philanthropy in Australia.

Awards case study: Bolder Philanthropy Award 2020

June 2021 | 7 mins

A long-term commitment from Gandel Philanthropy to ensure Victorian school children learned about the Holocaust is not only behind an innovative teaching program but also helped drive the advocacy that made studying the Holocaust mandatory in Victorian state schools.

Awards case study: International Philanthropy Award 2020

June 2021 | 6 mins

One of the key planks in Good Return's goal of eradicating extreme poverty across the Asia-Pacific region, is its long-term relationship with Accenture supporting financial literacy programs in Cambodia and Nepal. An innovation called the My Money Tracker mobile app reveals how the partnership between the two organisations is helping Cambodians have more control over their economic future. To learn more about international philanthropy please visit AIDN's website here. 

Awards case study: Better Philanthropy Award 2020

June 2021 | 6 mins

Housing affordability is a problem that won't go away, especially as housing prices keep climbing. But a unique collaboration between Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation, Housing Choices Australia and Darebin Council in Melbourne found a new way to tackle housing affordability and was recognised with the Australian Philanthropy Awards' 2020 Better Philanthropy Award. Watch for the story behind the innovation.

Awards case study: Environmental Philanthropy Award 2020

June 2021 | 5 mins

Last year’s Australian Philanthropy Awards recognised a powerful environmental initiative that brought together a group of funders with a project that could transform the Northern Territory's economy. Watch the story behind Beyond Zero Emission's 10 Gigawatt Vision here.

Awards case study: Best Grant Program Award 2020

June 2021 | 5 mins

Last year’s Australian Philanthropy Awards’ Best Grant Program recognised a long-standing initiative that has helped many rural and regional communities cope with the lasting impact of drought. See here how one small grant can make a big difference to a community struggling to cope with the long-term effect of drought.

Jack Heath's introduction to the Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2021

April 2021 | 13 mins

Our CEO, Jack Heath, introducing the Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2021.

"This is why I love the word philanthropy. I believe it is the word for our times. As you might know, philanthropy comes from Ancient Greek and it means “love of humanity”. As such, it calls for a movement from self towards other at a time when it’s so much all about me and mine."

Australian Philanthropy Awards 2020 - Virtual Ceremony

November 2020 | 65 mins

The Australian Philanthropy Awards recognise and celebrate extraordinary achievements in contemporary philanthropy for work that is visionary, high impact and transformative. They also celebrate partnerships between philanthropy and for-purpose organisations and honour those who are working to create lasting, positive change.

The Australian Philanthropy Awards were generously partnered by Australian Community Philanthropy, Australian Communities Foundation, Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network, Australian Women Donors Network, Ninti One, Australian International Development Network, Australian Council for International Development, Macquarie Group and Grant Toolbox.

PAF Guidelines 2019 update with Jennifer Moltisanti, ATO Assistant Commissioner

November 2019 | 2 mins

The new Private Ancillary Fund (PAF) Guidelines 2019 came into effect from 21 September 2019 and replace the 2009 Guidelines. This provides a timely opportunity for private ancillary funds to review their compliance with the 2019 guidelines.

Kerry O'Brien on Philanthropy

November 2019 | 2 mins

The Chair of the Walkley Foundation, and veteran journalist, Kerry O'Brien answers the question 'do you see a legitimate role for philanthropy in democracy?'. Filmed at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit 2019.

Amanda Miller New Philanthropy Australia Co-Chair

July 2019 | 5 mins

As of 1 July 2019, Amanda Miller and Ann Johnson made Philanthropy Australia history by becoming the first Co-chairs to lead our organisation.

Ian Darling's speech at the 2018 Australian Philanthropy Awards

July 2019 | 5 mins

Public Interest Journalism Initiative

May 2019 | 6 mins

The Federal Government is considering how it can help boost rural and regional journalism, amidst the crippling news drought across regional Australia. But what does that help look like? And what role does philanthropy play?

Read more here.

Advocacy Update

2019 Election: Government and Opposition meetings

April 2019 | 6 mins

Sarah Wickham and Krystian Seibert caught up to outline the key outcomes from the federal election roundtables with Government and Opposition spokespeople which discussed our Top 10 policy priorities for A More Giving Australia.

Sarah Davies on Philanthropy following the Notre Dame Cathedral fire

April 2019 | 7 mins

Advocacy Update

2019 Election: Top 10 Policy Priorities for a More Giving Australia

April 2019 | 5 mins

Find more information and the full report our policy priorities here.

Snapshot of Sub Funds in Australia

March 2019 | 6 mins

Krystian Seibert and Sarah Wickham sit down to discuss Seibert's survey on sub-funds in Australia.

You can find the survey here.

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