This dashboard provides an at-a-glance overview of institutional philanthropy in Australia.


This effort is a partnership between Candid and Philanthropy Australia to improve the quality and availability of public data about Australian philanthropy.

Philanthropy Australia’s mission is to represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector for the community.

Philanthropy Australia would like to acknowledge the Fouress Foundation for Dashboards, and Foundation Maps: Australia is supported by The Ian Potter Foundation, Gandel Philanthropy, and Perpetual Trustees.



All data in this dashboard has been voluntarily submitted by Australian foundations using Candid’s Updater Program.

Foundations may be categorized as Family Foundations and Independent Foundations, where Independent Foundations include Charitable Trusts, Community Foundations, and Corporate Foundations.

Need more details?

For more detailed information about Australian philanthropy, visit philanthropy.org.au


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