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The AIGM recently chatted with Natalie Egleton from FRRR about disaster recovery grantmaking, building community resilience and preparedness.

It was great to catch up with FRRR. Read the interview here.


Big News! We've unlocked our bank of Grants in Australia Survey Reports to the general public!

Dating back to 2006, it is the largest survey of Australian community organisations for their views on grants and grantmakers.

For more, click here.


In July the AIGM spoke with J McCray from the US-based Grantmakers for Effective Organisations on why grantmakers must properly fund operational costs - and how they can do so.

Read the full interview here.

Upcoming Training

Are you a Grantmaker?

Do you believe you can improve your grantmaking?

Could you learn, network and share your ideas and thoughts with other grantmakers?

If your answer is "Yes", you need to get yourself along to our next AIGM Grantmaker Muster, to be staged in Melbourne on November 24!






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Grantmaking News
Impending $US2 trillion wealth transfer to impact philanthropy: US report

Impending global wealth transfer - much of it fuelled by jump in number of Asian billionaires - will impact on global philanthropy, giving and grantmaking.

Atlantic's biggest single grant to help tackle social inequality in Australia

A $US50 million grant from Atlantic Philanthropies will help fund a new 20-year social equity fellowship program

Is Australia Council funding for arts grants set to be restored?

Media reports suggest that the Federal Government is reversing course on controversial Catalyst arts fund.

A Great First Act: Q&A with Lesley Harris - Act of Women Giving

Act of Women Giving has enjoyed a busy, and successful, first year. Founder Lesley Harris shared with AIGM some of the highlights, challenges and learnings of the past nine months.

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.

New resources now available at the AIGM website
by Chris Riches - 07 Mar 2016

New helpsheets have appeared on the AIGM website in recent weeks - with more soon to come.

AIGM Wire - GMI reveals the key findings from the 2015 Grants in Australia Survey
02 Mar 2016

Key findings from the 2015 Grants in Australia Survey have been revealed in the latest Grants Management Intelligence.