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


September 22 2021

CEO Update September 2021

Despite the continuing challenges thrown at us all during 2021, the Foundation has continued to focus on how to best support the not-for-profit organisations that are bearing the brunt of our community’s needs because of the ongoing impacts of the pandemic.

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September 22 2021

Grants Round Up September 2021

The latest funding round (Round 2, 2021) comprised 26 grants totalling $7,619,300 awarded across the Fair and Sustainable pillars, plus one impact enhancement grant in the Vibrant pillar and a sector support grant to Philanthropy Australia.

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September 21 2021

NELLS is launched

On September 8 2021, the proposed National Early Language and Literacy Strategy was launched by the National Early Language and Literacy Coalition (NELLC), a body of 10 key organisations, which, together with input from government departments, agencies and interested parties, has developed a proposed national strategy that they want the government to review and prioritise.

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July 1 2021

Watertrust Australia Ltd

Watertrust Australia: a new independent entity helping frame future water and catchment policy in the interests of all Australians.

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April 30 2021

Grants Round Up April 2021

In the first funding round for 2021, the Foundation has awarded 32 grants totalling $9,478,790.

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April 30 2021

CEO Update April 2021

In August 2020, The Ian Potter Foundation was the beneficiary of a significant bequest from the estate of the late Margaret Caroline Reid.

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April 26 2021

Margaret Caroline Reid

The Ian Potter Foundation receives significant bequest from the estate of the late Margaret Caroline Reid.  

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April 16 2021

Change to funding rounds

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