Please note: AEGN events are for grantmakers not grantseekers unless the event specifically states otherwise.



Member Event –  1 Million Women App Fundraising Event

Now 600,000 strong, 1 Million Women has created a mass movement with genuine global reach. Their vision is a world where millions of women and girls live net zero carbon lives and influence those around them to do the same.

Hear directly from a long-term AEGN member about the groundbreaking 1 Million Women app that will influence millions to reduce their carbon footprint each day.

Date Thursday 20 July 2017
Time 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start
Location AEGN, Level 15, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Enquiries Briana Thompson on



Environmental Philanthropy meets Parliament (ePmP)

Join us for breakfast! Hear a panel of Australia’s leading environmental grantmakers speak about their philanthropy, the issues they care about and the potential for environmental philanthropy to work more closely with government. The AEGN will be inviting the Minister for the Environment and Energy, Members of Parliament and senior departmental officials to attend. Your presence and contribution will send a strong message to key policy makers.

The ePmP breakfast is organised by the AEGN, as a side event of Philanthropy Australia’s Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit. AEGN members are encouraged to register for the two day PA event; however it is possible to only attend the breakfast.

Date Tuesday 12 September 2017
Time 7 – 8.50am
Location Venue TBC, Canberra
Enquiries Esther Abram on



Funder Forum – Food systems, Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture and AEGN Annual General Meeting

Centre for Policy Development will present research on Commonwealth and Victorian government funding programs in the areas of food systems, biodiversity and sustainable agriculture, followed by discussion on the implications for funding. This work has been undertaken through a partnership with the AEGN to inform members about government policy and funding in this area and will play an important role in informing strategic  and impactful funding.

The Funder Forum will be followed by the AEGN Annual General Meeting.

Date Wednesday 25 October 2017
Location Melbourne
Enquiries Esther Abram on or Heidi Taylor on



Central Australia Field Trip
This field trip has now been deferred to May 2018. AEGN field trip exploring biodiversity, Indigenous land management, renewable energy and the issues of climate change in the awe-inspiring landscape of outback Australia. Meet and learn from Indigenous rangers, scientists and practitioners on this six day field trip.  Cost to be confirmed, range from $4,500 to $5,500 excluding flights to Alice Springs and ex Uluru.
Date May 2018
Location Central Australia
Enquiries Ione McLean


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EGA Fall Retreat 2017
In response to the growing urgency of climate change, we have fully integrated climate into our 2017 Fall Retreat. Join us in September to hear from youth climate activist Aji Piper about his role in the landmark U.S. Federal Climate Lawsuit with Our Children’s Trust, as well as from Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech University, on engaging communities of faith. Main stage programming will include debates on what’s next, focusing on divergent paths to clean energy, jobs and the economy.
Date 24 – 27 September 2017
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Location Seattle WA, USA
Enquiries Heidi Taylor


2017 National Private Land Conservation Conference
Date 18 – 20 October 2017
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Location Hobart, Tasmania
Enquiries Heidi Taylor