The Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

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

Nature Funding Framework

A new tool for action because nature needs us now

For people, planet and prosperity — Opportunities for strategic philanthropy in Australia. 

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.

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

On having enough

Tash Keuneman shares why philanthropy shouldn’t just be left to the super rich,…

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…

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

Rivers of the North

Monday 4 December
4.00pm to 5.00pm AEDT
The Rivers of the North funder group invites you to join them, to…

AEGN hosted

Nature Funding Framework launch and Sydney end of year celebration

Thursday 23 November
6.00pm to 8.00pm AEDT
NSW members please join us at the very special Chinese Garden of Friendship…

AEGN hosted

Climate Lens Masterclass Nov

Monday 20 November
1.00pm to 3.00pm AEDT
Hear from ACOSS Program Director Kellie Caught and Catherine Brown, CEO, Lord Mayor’s…

Become a member

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