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Christmas Crowdfunding

Six local charities shared $15,000 raised in total by the Foundation as part of last year’s Christmas Crowdfunding campaign. Each year the Foundation runs a Christmas crowdfunding campaign to raise monies for six non-profit organisations supporting people living in the inner north. Local traders in the Inner North have donation tins on their counter, and…

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Northern Funders Network

Community life is funded by lots of different organisations. Last month, 25 representatives of Council, the Lions, Rotary, Private Foundations, National Zakat Foundation, the Bendigo Bank and others came together to talk about common issues around grantmaking at Northcote Town Hall (thanks to Council for their support for the space!). Collectively from the groups present, over $9M per…

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Rapid response update

Since July 2018, the Foundation started a new grants program. Funding of up to $3,000 is available for projects that support prosperous, connected and cohesive communities. Some of the projects we’ve funded to date are: The Community Grocer:  to build healthy connected communities by creating a vibrant weekly gathering space – the market – encouraging…

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Craig Kenny – OAM announcement

We’ve been hard at work with making great grants, but wanted to share some great news. We’re thrilled that Inner North Community Foundation Director Craig Kenny has received an OAM in the Australia Day honours, for service to the community. Australia Day honours provide an opportunity to recognise the achievements of individuals who make extraordinary…

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Christmas Crowdfunding 2018

Christmas Crowd Funding 2018

What is Christmas Crowdfunding? Each year the Foundation runs a Christmas crowdfunding campaign to raise monies for six non-profit organisations supporting people living in the inner north. We deliver collection jars to local traders in the Inner North and for every dollar donated by the public the Foundation doubles (up to $1,000 per charity). Scaling…

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PROMOTING PROSPERITY, CONNECTION AND COHESION ACROSS MELBOURNE’S INNER NORTH – FROM PRESTON TO PASCOE VALE, RESERVOIR TO RICHMOND, FAWKNER TO FITZROY