AEGN

The Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

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

Climate Change Funding Framework

Solving the climate crisis through strategic philanthropy.

Launching AEGN Corporate

An affiliate offering designed for corporate foundations to help maximise their impact and ensure best practice in environmental giving

The Climate Lens

A tool for all Australian funders

Developed in partnership with Philanthropy Australia

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

Western Australia field trip

Sunday 25 August to Friday 30 August
8.00am to 5.00pm
Join us for an inspiring six-day field trip to Western Australia in the…

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…

AEGN hosted

Nature conservation in South Australia  

Thursday 18 July
2.00pm to 3.00pm
Join AEGN and conservation experts for an introduction to South Australia’s unique natural…

AEGN hosted

Amplify Pacific voices for COP31 

Tuesday 23 July
1.00pm to 2.00pm
Australia hosting COP31 in partnership with the Pacific will be an important milestone…

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