In this round the Board approved 75 grants valued at $4.7 million.
There have been a number of sector engagement activities undertaken by the Foundation since the beginning of the year.
In April, the Foundation hosted an Arts Forum focusing on current best practices in evaluation for this sector.
In April, Dr Alberto Furlan and Dr Squirrel Main were delighted to visit the Karinya Young Women’s Service in Tasmania to hear about Karinya’s successful Young Mums ‘n’ Bubs (KYM) program.
Experience is the best teacher, which is why The Ian Potter Foundation has made available the summarised learnings of its grantees from the past five years.
The Ian Potter Foundation is hitting the road in May. We will be in Brisbane on Tuesday 9 May and are inviting QLD-based charitable organisations to learn more about the Foundation.
Two new Arts grants case studies show the benefits of mentoring artists at different stages of their careers.
We are issuing our annual call for evaluators interested in being listed in The Ian Potter Foundation’s Evaluator Pool (TIPFEP). We use TIPFEP to recommend evaluators to our grantees with the objective of producing high-quality evaluation reports that will lead to projects leveraging ongoing funding.
At our recent Board Meeting, the Governors considered invited applications from our final funding round for 2016. As this was an invitation only round, fewer grants were under consideration. The Board approved twelve grants totalling $12.9 million. Of these four were major grants.
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.