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 Voice to Parliament

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

What’s wrong with capitalism?

Alan Schwartz reflects on the limitations of capitalism in the face of environmental…

A family endeavour

Debbie Dadon, Besen Family Foundation Chair, reflects on the power of collaboration, women’s…

A proportional response to the climate crisis

Stephen Pfeiffer shares why he decided to spend down an inheritance to fund…

Philanthropy’s forgotten child (the environment)

Intrepid Travel’s co-founder and Chair, Darrell Wade, shares why protecting the environment is…

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

Voice for community, culture, Country and climate 

Wednesday 27 September
12.00pm to 1.00pm AEST
Join Adrian Appo, Neane Carter and others for a discussion on why the…

AEGN hosted

Corporate environmental philanthropy forum

Thursday 5 October
12.00pm to 1.00pm AEST
Join us online for our final corporate philanthropy forum for 2023 – a community…

AEGN hosted

Sydney member breakfast

Thursday 19 October
8.00am to 9.30am
Join our AEGN board members for an informal breakfast at our Sydney office…

AEGN hosted

AEGN Tasmania Field Trip

Friday 27 October to Monday 30 October
8.00am to 3.30pm
Join us for a blend of site visits, panel conversations and time together…

Become a member

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