Louise Arkles, Arts Program Manager at The Ian Potter Foundation, shares her experience of what matters and what counts in grant making.
Dr Squirrel Main, Research & Evaluation Manager, reveals why the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a vital tool for effective grantmaking.
The Ian Potter Foundation is joining the ranks of the Gates, Ford and Getty Foundations to become the first non-US foundation included in Glasspockets.
This year, I was fortunate to travel to the USA with members of the Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation to undertake a study tour of philanthropic organisations. The opportunity to meet with 20 or so major US Foundations and experienced philanthropists was invaluable.
Charles Goode AC, Chair of The Ian Potter Foundation, reflects on the activities and achievements of the 2016-17 financial year.
The Ian Potter Foundation Annual Grants Report 2016-17 is now published. Read about our grantees and learn about trends in the Foundation's grantmaking.
The Foundation was thrilled to recently receive the 2017 SIMNA Award for Outstanding Social Impact Measurement Funding Organisation. This recognition confirms that the Foundation’s efforts to increase the impact and effectiveness of our grant-making are on the right track.
In April, the Foundation hosted an Arts Forum focusing on current best practices in evaluation for this sector.
Throughout 2016, the Foundation has hosted forums on various issues relating to some of our program area funding objectives. On Thursday, 27 October 2016, eleven grantee organisations, that had received disability-employment-related grants in the past, were invited to attend a Disability Employment Forum at the Foundation. Nine organisations sent representatives to the half-day forum.