- The story behind the Documentary
Australia Foundation initiative.
- Documentary has the power to influence positive change.
- We bring together philanthropic grantmakers, charities and filmmakers
- to create a community that, with your participation,
- can make a difference.
Increase the effect
of your donation...
Documentaries bring to light stories illustrating philanthropic areas of focus. Documentaries raise public awareness, educate, effect change, entertain and aim to emotionally connect with audiences. Giving to documentaries increases the leverage of the philanthropic dollar by extending outreach and can significantly enhance the effectiveness of gift-giving programs.Read More >
Engage & motivate
Charitable organisations seeking philanthropic support for a project can work in collaboration with documentary filmmakers to increase the visibility and extend the impact of their work by using the media to reach out to a broader audience.Read More >
Partner up and
broaden your reach...
Philanthropic donors are motivated to give. They give grants according to their guidelines and to projects that cover a broad cross-section of Australian society. The challenge is convincing them that your documentary project will give their grant a higher return on social capital over the hundreds of other applications they receive.Read More >
The national body for Australian philanthropic trusts and foundations offers a comprehensive directory with links, networking opportunities, services and information to promote philanthropy. philanthropy.org.au