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Media Release: ACF divests $90 million corpus from fossil fuels

2018-09-11T10:35:35+00:00

Australia’s oldest and largest independent community foundation will entirely divest its $90 million corpus investment portfolio from fossil fuels and focus on investments with positive environmental outcomes. This commitment is part of a global DivestInvest announcement at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco. The global DivestInvest movement has combined commitments of $6.2 [...]

Media Release: ACF divests $90 million corpus from fossil fuels2018-09-11T10:35:35+00:00

Donor survey results summary

2018-08-21T10:18:51+00:00

There were a number of interesting findings from the Donor Survey.  Here are the key highlights: ACF donors are very happy with the service, with 93% indicating they were quite satisfied (38%) or very satisfied (55%).  The likelihood to recommend ACF was also exceptionally high at 93%,with 69% very likely and 24% likely to recommend [...]

Donor survey results summary2018-08-21T10:18:51+00:00

The Impact fund, a year on

2018-08-07T16:23:05+00:00

The Impact Fund looks for opportunities to build momentum and accelerate progress by addressing issues of national concern, in the areas of: Tackling Inequality Empowering Indigenous Communities Safeguarding the Environment Strengthening Democracy. In 2017, we funded 6 strategic projects. A year on, here are their stories. Country Needs People campaign - Pew Charitable Trust [...]

The Impact fund, a year on2018-08-07T16:23:05+00:00

The Impact fund, a year on

2018-08-07T16:20:38+00:00

The Impact Fund looks for opportunities to build momentum and accelerate progress by addressing issues of national concern, in the areas of: Tackling Inequality Empowering Indigenous Communities Safeguarding the Environment Strengthening Democracy. In 2017, we funded 6 strategic projects. A year on, here are their stories. Country Needs People campaign - Pew Charitable Trust [...]

The Impact fund, a year on2018-08-07T16:20:38+00:00

Donor Impact: Melbourne School of Design, Dean’s Honours Award Winners 

2018-08-07T15:14:53+00:00

Head of Philanthropy & Impact, Louise Kuramoto with DesignInc and Tarkett Australia representatives, and awardee Tet Way Chen. Last month, University of Melbourne hosted its annual Melbourne School of Design Dean’s Honour Awards where three students Tet Way Chen, Jason Leung and Carey Landwehr were presented with awards only made possible by the contributions from DesignInc, ACF's [...]

Donor Impact: Melbourne School of Design, Dean’s Honours Award Winners 2018-08-07T15:14:53+00:00

Philanthropy Awards: Woor-Dungin Criminal Record Discrimination Project

2018-08-07T14:59:56+00:00

Recipients of Philanthropy Australia Indigneous Award - B.B. & A. Miller Fund, Williams Fund & Woor Dungin representatives The Woor-Dungin Criminal Record Discrimination Project (CRDP), an Aboriginal-led collaboration between community and legal organisations, B B & A Miller Fund and Williams Fund (both sub funds of ACF) received the Philanthropy Australia 2018 Indigenous Philanthropy [...]

Philanthropy Awards: Woor-Dungin Criminal Record Discrimination Project2018-08-07T14:59:56+00:00

Impact Fund: ACOSS Launch of Inequality in Australia 2018 Report

2018-08-07T15:12:03+00:00

Poverty & Inequality Partnership Launch, February 2018 ACOSS in partnership with University of NSW and with co-funding contributions from ACF's Impact Fund, Social Justice Fund, Hart Line Fund and Raettvisa Fund have undertaken a study into the causes of poverty and inequality in Australia. The study aims to find policy answers and actions to reduce these social and economic [...]

Impact Fund: ACOSS Launch of Inequality in Australia 2018 Report2018-08-07T15:12:03+00:00