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All the news grantmakers need

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As with every edition, we try to add a fresh layer of knowledge to your grantmaking. This 28-page edition is full of insights from across this region and the globe about:

  • Core funding
  • Increasing your competency
  • SmartyGrants deadlines analysed by our data scientists
  • Impact trends and the 'change economy'
  • Good communication in grantmaking, and much more

We're also excited to offer you the chance to win $5000 in our Grantmaker of the Year search, and a fresh award for funders investing in social impact. Don't forget that you can tap into our knowledge base of past newsletters, grantmaking tools and resources by visiting Please note, SmartyGrants readers can become an AIGM member free, for all-areas access. Here's how.  

The editor, Matthew Schulz

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An extract from the latest edition

Top grantmakers shine a light on our funding future

A team of NSW Government grantmakers overseeing a heritage grants budget of around $3 million per annum has been crowned the 2019 Grantmaker of the Year.

All the news grantmakers need

Here's a taste of the 'target your funds' edition, with insights from around the world on core funding, deadline data, 'buying' impact and measuring it.

SmartyStats reveal how applicants are lodging forms

Analysis of data on applicants using the SmartyGrants system reveals that more than half of all grantseekers who lodge applications complete them in under 48 hours.

Why it's time for grantmakers to lead the pack when it comes to evaluation

There's no doubt that the Grantmaking in Australia conference is the most anticipated date on the calendar for Australian and New Zealand funders looking to learn and reconnect with their tribe. Here's all of the details you need to know.