Over the next few months, our program management team will be working with the Board to hone the Foundation’s funding objectives across all program areas to take effect from 2020.
We expect to be able to announce the full details of revised funding guidelines in late September 2019.
At its latest meeting, the Board of The Ian Potter Foundation approved grants for a range of exciting projects across many program areas. At this meeting, the Board also considered proposed new funding guidelines that will ensure our future grantmaking remains firmly linked to the four elements of the Foundation’s vision for a vibrant, healthy, fair and sustainable Australia.
Here's a short video of our CEO Craig Connelly discussing why building and managing relationships with philanthropists is key to a NFP organisation’s search for funding.
Since 1969, The Ian Potter Foundation has awarded over 170 grants in support of Indigenous communities and/or organisations.
The Ian Potter Foundation has always proactively sought partnerships with not-for-profit organisations. This year has been no different with several new partnerships established through major grants awarded to organisations supporting Indigenous communities and people at risk of homelessness.
The Board of The Ian Potter Foundation recently considered the future of the Conference and Travel program areas as part of its ongoing evaluation of all program areas. As a result of this process, The Ian Potter Foundation has decided to close its Conference program effective immediately and the Travel program will be suspended through 2019.
This month we welcome our latest group of grantees, whose applications were approved by the Board at the Foundation’s first Board meeting for 2018.
At their recent meeting, the Foundation's Board decided to make some changes to Health & Disability and the International Learning & Development program areas.