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Smarter Giving

Download our Smarter Giving brochure for an introduction to the structures, services and community we offer.

Annual Reports

Impact Fund Reports

Grants & Funds Booklets

Annual grants and funds information is now published online only.

Savvy Giving

Savvy Giving by Genevieve Timmons offers inspiring and insightful guidance to anyone involved in a program of charitable giving. By combining head and heart, Savvy Giving provides a practical step-by-step guide on how to maximise the impact of your philanthropic giving, whilst creating a strategic and sustainable long-term plan. Genevieve Timmons draws on a wealth of experience from the grantmaking world to provide practical advice about overcoming challenges and focusing on the ‘big picture’ to:

  • Understand what you want to achieve with your giving
  • Deal with the nuts and bolts of funding along with the red tape
  • Identify the right time, right place, right community and right project
  • Celebrate the outcomes.

Whether you are a new donor, an established grantmaker, a financial adviser or an organisation seeking support, Savvy Giving provides a comprehensive guide on how philanthropic dollars, when spent strategically, can have a major impact on the social landscape and community you care about.

Savvy Giving was commissioned by Australian Communities Foundation in 2013. All proceeds from the sale of Savvy Giving support philanthropy.