AEGN

The Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

Growing effective philanthropy to protect nature and secure a safe climate.

Bridge to the Future Fundraising Campaign

Support your AEGN today by making your donation for FY24 and renewing your membership for the year ahead.

The AEGN Annual Conference

AEGN Annual Conference 1-2 May 2024 in Melbourne

1-2 May in Melbourne

Thank you for being part of the AEGN’s Annual Conference. Now it’s time to turn our thoughts, ideas and insights into meaningful action.

Podcast: Giving Their All

The AEGN podcast sharing stories of effective leadership for our planet, climate and future.

Climate Change Funding Framework

Solving the climate crisis through strategic philanthropy.

Meet our members


Sprinting to net zero

Australia isn’t going to become a renewable energy superpower by accident. Tech entrepreneur,…

Speaking up for nature

Ann and Bruce McGregor are highly experienced funders whose shared love of nature…

50 years of change, not charity

Jill Reichstein and Lucy Larkins from the Reichstein Foundation reflect on the Foundation’s…

Building capacity, embracing innovation

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation CEO Dr Catherine Brown outlines how the foundation is…

Knowledge and insights


New AEGN CEO announced

4 June 2024

On behalf of the AEGN Board, I am very pleased to announce the…

Environment and climate change giving trends 2024

27 February 2024

In this critical decade for action, we must continue to strengthen climate and…

Accelerating renewables for nature, climate and resilient communities

26 February 2024

Site renewables right. It sounds deceptively simple, but can Australia rapidly transition to…

Al Gore: it’s going to take “courage, character and leadership”

12 February 2024

Al Gore was in town last week, but you had to be part…

Events


AEGN hosted

EPBC briefing series – advocacy options 

Wednesday 12 June
12.00pm to 1.15pm AEST
Join this important member discussion about how AEGN members can push for urgent,…

AEGN hosted

Amanda’s farewell and welcome to Claire O’Rourke – Melbourne

Wednesday 17 July
6.00pm to 8.30pm AEST
Join us for a special celebration honoring Amanda Martin’s remarkable tenure as CEO…

AEGN hosted

Amanda’s farewell and welcome to Claire O’Rourke – Sydney

Wednesday 24 July
6.00pm to 8.30pm
Join us for a special celebration honoring Amanda Martin’s remarkable tenure as CEO…

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Harnessing the power of philanthropy to protect our environment and build a sustainable future.