Giving Australia 2016



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The Giving Australia 2016 research project was commissioned to provide critical information about philanthropic behaviours, attitudes and trends. As the largest ever research initiative of its kind in Australia, it is a landmark study for Australia’s not-for-profit sector, community and policy makers.

Giving Australia 2016 was commissioned by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services as an initiative of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership. Peter Scott is a member of the Partnership – watch this video for his perspective on the research initiative, some of the key findings and how they can be used to strengthen Australia’s philanthropic sector.

Research findings

The first tranche of research findings from Giving Australia 2016 have been released, covering a range of philanthropic topics from individual to business giving and the challenges facing not-for-profits. This research builds on the information gathered during Giving Australia 2005.

View the research findings here

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