December 4 2023
By The Ian Potter Foundation
To mark this development, philanthropic Dialogue Members are announcing approximately $65 million dollars of recent investments aligned to the Investment Dialogue’s vision. These investments have been initiated by philanthropy since conversations about the collaboration commenced in September 2022 following the Jobs and Skills Summit.
These investments seek to improve outcomes for children, their families and/or communities and fall into one of four focus tiers of the Investment Dialogue:
Further detail on the recently funded projects and programs can be found in the accompanying summary document, as well as information on two examples where philanthropy and government are already collaborating by providing complementary funding.
While the Investment Dialogue is still in its early stages, these case studies represent examples of projects that speak to the type of work that the Dialogue seeks to support. They illustrate the foundation from which we build this new collaborative initiative.
To stay informed, go to: www.investmentdialogue.org.au
“This is the first step of a more integrated approach which also has systems change at its heart.
“We look forward to working closely with government, our philanthropic peers, sector and community leaders to map out the Investment Dialogue processes so we can build on the strengths which already exist and help fill the gaps where funding and coordination can make a meaningful difference.”
Paul Conroy, CEO of The Ian Potter Foundation