The Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

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

The Climate Lens

A tool for all Australian funders

Minimise the effects of climate change and enhance your impact, while remaining focused on the people, places and causes at the heart of your mission.

Developed in partnership with Philanthropy Australia

The AEGN Annual Conference

We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a critical step towards reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by supporting the Voice to Parliament.

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

Advancing women’s leadership on climate

Established in 2004, The Trawalla Foundation works with organisations and individuals who have…

Systems thinking on climate

Tash Keuneman joined the AEGN in 2019 after cutting her teeth as a…

People, place and planet

Established in 2009, the Morris Family Foundation is a private charitable foundation and…

Fair (and fast!) climate action

Awarding its first grant in July 1886, The Wyatt Trust is one of…

Knowledge and insights

The AEGN Annual Conference: Next steps

9 May 2023

Thank you for being part of the AEGN’s Annual Conference and contributing to…

10 tips to get funded

21 February 2023

We want to give you the best chance of success when it comes…

A new independent and expert voice for biodiversity in Australia

14 December 2022

Australia has a new, independent and expert voice for biodiversity with the launch…

Federal budget 2022/23

7 November 2022

On 25 October, Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered his government’s first budget. It’s…


AEGN hosted

Climate Lens Masterclass

Tuesday 6 June
1.00pm to 4.00pm AEST
Join ACOSS Program Director Kellie Caught and Catherine Brown, CEO, Lord Mayor’s Charitable…

AEGN hosted

Getting offsets right for climate and biodiversity

Wednesday 5 April
12.00pm to 1.30pm AEST
Climate and conservation organisations agree, offsets are deeply problematic when they give permission…

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