Giving insights

The APS Giving Services team are experts in helping philanthropists to make their giving simple, strategic and rewarding. Here is a selection of resources to help you on your giving journey.


Honouring Indigenous experience to fund meaningful change

We spoke with Rachel Kerry, Executive Officer of the CAGES Foundation, on how they approach funding organisations working with Indigenous communities. (more… )


Good giving tips

For those of you who haven’t quite landed on your pre-EOFY giving decisions, here are five tips from Fiona Higgins to make sure you’re on the right track. (more… )

Establishing grantmaking principals

Giving is extremely rewarding. However, it can be difficult to work out where to focus. Here are some useful tips to get started. (more… )

How to undertake grantmaking due diligence

While there’s no single ‘formula’ for gauging charitable effectiveness, here is a pragmatic approach to undertaking some basic due diligence before making a grant. ( more… )

Administration costs
The words ‘I’m not interested in funding administration costs’ are often uttered at trustee meetings. But what do they really mean? ( more…)