The Ian Potter Foundation is a major Australian philanthropic foundation that supports and promotes excellence and innovation. Photo courtesy of Zoos Victoria (John Tsiavis)
Our VisionThe Ian Potter Foundation works to uphold and promote the legacy of its founder, Sir Ian Potter, and his vision of a vibrant, healthy and equitable Australia.Photo courtesy of Kage
Our CommitmentWe are committed to helping Australia’s most capable organisations to achieve their goals, delivering positive, lasting benefits for the community and the nation.Photo courtesy of Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Funding PrinciplesThe Foundation’s funding principles include investing in preventative programs, a commitment to excellence and to sustainability - underscored by a collaborative, strategic approach to grant-making.Photo courtesy of Lizard Island Research Station
celebrating 50 yearsSince Sir Ian Potter established the Foundation in 1964, over $200 million has been granted to thousands of organisations, helping to advance knowledge, creativity, health and equity of opportunity in the Australian community.