There is a continuing concern that women are under-represented in science and that this is not just due to current career glass ceilings but also to girls not choosing to study STEM subjects at high school and university. So, how do we solve the problem of getting girls interested in STEM?
What’s the connection between land management, biodiversity and mental health? This is the question that a new 5-year project led by the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society seeks to investigate.
The Foundation was thrilled to recently receive the 2017 SIMNA Award for Outstanding Social Impact Measurement Funding Organisation. This recognition confirms that the Foundation’s efforts to increase the impact and effectiveness of our grant-making are on the right track.
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.
This week, our program management team traveled to Brisbane to hold an information forum on The Ian Potter Foundation. Grantseekers came from far and wide to find out more about the Foundation, our application and evaluation processes, and insights into the broader funding landscape.