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"This is a terrific way to do assessments and totally worth the investment. Makes the whole process much more streamlined and much easier."

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TAXONOMY

We've launched a series of groundbreaking data initiatives, including providing grantmakers and not-for-profit organisations access to our shared taxonomy to help them systematically describe themselves and their initiatives.

CONFERENCE

Join the Our Community team for the 2017 Communities in Control Conference and reconnect with the issues facing the communities you assist through your programs.

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Upcoming Training
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.

Keep an eye on our Events and Training Page for details.

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Grantmaking News
Grants survey shock a wake-up call for not-for-profits

Billions of dollars in grants are disbursed in Australia each year, yet grantseekers are spending precious time applying for funding they'll never get.

Radical grants work with grassroots groups for results

Having trouble finding innovative projects to fund? Then how do grants with "no eligibility criteria" and "no closing date" grab you?

Cyclone Debbie: In case of emergency, activate grants

As Cyclone Debbie carves a path of destruction in north east Queensland, authorities there have activated quick response grants to swiftly assist those hit hard by the emergency.

The Channel "goes live"

The Channel - Australia's first LGBTQIA+ giving circle - has gone live and is now accepting donations from founding members.

AIGM Wire
Speed up your grantmaking
23 Mar 2017

Hot on the heels of the Australian Institute of Grants Management (AIGM)'s Grantmaking in Australia Conference, the latest edition of Grants Management Intelligence aims to equip you with the latest thinking on quick response grants, a tool increasingly used by funders wanting a quick impact with minimum fuss.

AIGM Wire: Women Moving Millions philanthropic leaders to tour
27 Oct 2016

Two leaders from the US based Women Moving Millions will visit Australia for events in Sydney and Melbourne in November.

Calling all grantmakers! Have your say on our 2017 Grantmaking Conference
26 Sep 2016

Help the AIGM plan a relevant, responsive 2017 Grantmaking in Australia Conference.

AIGM Information and Grants Reform Agenda unveiled
13 Jul 2016

AIGM releases its 2016-17 Grants Reform Agenda, providing a summary of our past milestones as well as a glimpse into the future - including the continued roll-out of CLASSIE.

More new help sheets at the AIGM website
by Chris Riches - 08 Jul 2016

Around 20 new help sheets have arrived on the AIGM website, including a special series of resources drawn from the 2016 Grantmaking in Australia Conference

Worth a read on the web
12 May 2016

A couple of great little grantmaking reads from the US, including some good news for a past Grantmaking in Australia Conference presenter

200 resources ... and then some more!
11 May 2016

New resources have arrived, while GMI and important reports are on their way!

QUT opens grantmaking survey
06 Apr 2016

QUT's Giving Australia survey has opened, with philanthropists and philanthropic grantmakers invited to take part.

Eighteen new help sheets available on AIGM website
30 Mar 2016

Another batch of help sheets join the AIGM's ever-expanding knowledge base of tools and resources

AIGM Wire - Worth a read on the web
29 Mar 2016

Three new grantmaking and philanthropy-related articles worth reading.