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

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…

Nominate for the 2024 Environmental and Climate Philanthropy Award

18 December 2023

Now more than ever is the time to elevate the role of environmental…


AEGN Hosted

Sydney members lunch

Wednesday 22 May
12.30pm to 2.00pm
Join the AEGN Board and our CEO, Amanda Martin for lunch at historic…

AEGN hosted

Renew Australia for all – funder briefing 

Tuesday 28 May
12.00pm to 1.00pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the Renew Australia for All work…

AEGN hosted

Turtles in trouble update 

Tuesday 28 May
3.00pm to 4.00pm AEST
Join Alfred Owens of Tagalaka Aboriginal Corporation and Sarah Stevens of Gulf Savannah…

AEGN Hosted

Gas: Australia’s climate elephant and what philanthropy can do 

Thursday 6 June
12.00pm to 1.00pm
Join us for a conversation to deepen your understanding of why gas is…

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