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Want industry tips on how to delete an unsubmitted application but use the data, gather feedback, or handle an ineligible application?

Answers to this question and more can be found on the AIGM members forum, with free access for many SmartyGrants users).


Taken from the Grants in Australia 2017 research study, the biggest research of its type in the country, we've produced a top-ten action list for grantmakers.

Click here to read more about what grantmakers must do now to increase their impact.


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The AIGM has been facilitating grantmaking networking, events and training for more than a decade.

These include our annual Grantmaking in Australia Conference, as well as Grantmaking Musters and other training opportunities.

All training is delivered by experienced, engaging and knowledgeable practitioners, and has been road-tested in the field to guarantee its relevance at the coalface.

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ACNC's grant study reveals big surprises

Australian grantmaking charities provide more than $4 billion annually in grants and donations, and hold more than $56 billion in assets, according to new research.

Councils leading the way in open data

Four local councils around Australia have been working with SmartyGrants to open up their data. Learn more about the open data pilot project.

Disrupting distributing: Grantmaking in the AI era

Thinker in Residence Chris Borthwick considers the possibilities for artificial intelligence in grantmaking, and suggests that big data has changed the game.

Give grantseekers the tools to help you

One of the best things funders can do to help grant recipients, and themselves, is to buy better software to help them better monitor outcomes.

How Vital Signs is sparking new life in communities

Prove it. That's the challenge that runs through every grant program. It's a tough business, but community foundations - 36 locally based philanthropic groups distributing $21 million in grants each year in Australia - have shown us all a way forward.