The Ian Potter Foundation makes grants nationally to support charitable organisations working to benefit the community across a wide range of sectors and endeavours.
See when each of our program areas is next open for applications.
The Foundation makes grants through nine program areas which reflect Sir Ian's interest in the arts, the environment, science, medical research, education and community wellbeing.
We are a major Australian philanthropic foundation that supports and promotes excellence and innovation, facilitating positive social change, and developing Australia’s creativity and capacity as a nation.
A vibrant, healthy, fair and sustainable Australia
Honour the past, embrace the future. The Ian Potter Foundation since 1964.
Read our latest Annual Grants Report to learn about how the Foundation proactively seeks partnerships with sector leaders wanting to build their capacity, initiate innovative programs and/or scale up proven approaches.
Support Australia's most innovative projects through a donation to The Ian Potter Foundation. Your donation will support projects that address areas of particular need or opportunity, managed by credible organisations with solid track records in their particular fields.