Encouraging environmental philanthropy
Lessons from Australian case studies and interviews
Department of the Environment and Water Resources, 2007
ISBN 9 7806 4255 3734
About the report
This document is aimed at land holders, organisations, researchers, philanthropic and conservation groups, and anyone with a special knowledge of, or interest in, environmental philanthropy or nature conservation. It discusses environmental philanthropy (voluntary measures for protecting the environment and conserving nature, or 'doing good' for other people by acting voluntarily to protect the environment without seeking personal or financial benefit), focusing on the main attitudes and factors influencing such philanthropy, and on how incentives could be used to encourage philanthropy.