The latest news and updates from The Ian Potter Foundation team.


Chairman Mr Charles Goode.

March 28 2024

Charles Goode AC to retire from The Ian Potter Foundation

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February 14 2024

Chairman's Report 2023

In the financial year ending 30 June 2023, eight major grants totalling $15,305,000 were awarded

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December 19 2023

Grants Round Up December 2023

In December 2023, the Governors awarded $5.7 million in grants.

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December 19 2023

CEO Update December 2023

It has been a busy time at the Foundation since our last newsletter.

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December 4 2023

Inaugural roundtable of Investment Dialogue for Australia's Children

A new collaboration between government and philanthropy aiming to improve the lives of children, young people, and their families, has taken a step forward today with the first Roundtable meeting of the Investment Dialogue for Australia’s Children.

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October 2 2023

Grants Round Up October 2023

The latest funding round (Round 2 2023) awarded $6.6 million in grants, comprising 5 Early Childhood Development grants and 6 Community Wellbeing grants. 

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October 2 2023

CEO Update October 2023

It's been a busy first 6 months in my role, and I've really enjoyed spending time with a diverse mix of both current and prospective grantees. I am continually impressed with the work being progressed by both the organisations we partner with and the incredible individuals leading them.

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June 26 2023

Cumming Global Centre for Pandemic Therapeutics

$5 million major grant awarded to The Cumming Global Centre for Pandemic Therapeutics.

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May 10 2023

CEO Update May 2023

Since joining the Foundation in March, I have spent time getting to know the Foundation's Board of Governors, its staff, and visiting several of our grantees to learn about their great work in the community, 

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