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2018 Giving Tree

ACF and our colleagues at the Community of Giving (Level 6, 126 Wellington Parade East Melbourne) have created an online Giving Tree to inspire your giving this festive season. There is something to inspire everyone including a focus on; Women and Girls, Environment, LGBT, Indigenous, Children and Young People, and the Arts. Click on each [...]

2018 Giving Tree2018-12-20T18:00:03+00:00

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

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

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

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

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 on2018-09-25T13:10:28+00:00

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

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

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