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CONFERENCE

We've launched the program for our 2017 conference!

Join us in Melbourne in March 2017 and learn how to use SmartyGrants (and your own smarts) to create better outcomes!

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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.

SURVEY

Our 2016 AIGM Grants In Australia Survey is now open, with grantseekers and grantees encouraged to have thier say on grantmaking trends in Australia.

The survey is open until February 4. To complete it, Click Here.

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
The Channel "goes live"

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

"Insufficient and unsustainable" - approach to disaster-related philanthropy and grantmaking not working: US research

Current approach to disaster-related philanthropy is "insufficient and unsustainable", according to new report from two key US grantmaking bodies.

Prominent UK grantmaker to close after refusing funding offer from parent company

The Body Shop Foundation will close next year after refusing funding from its main funder - Body Shop International - amidst reports that the deal offered would threaten its independence.

US donor-advised funds enjoy healthy growth, says new report

Growth in contributions to, and grants from, US donor-advised funds have grown significantly in the past 12 months according to new analysis.

AIGM Wire
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.

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.