A shoutout from Philanthropy Australia

Philanthropy Australia has freshly launched a new publication series – Inspired Stories of Giving, with the Foundation highlighted in the first edition. Reach out if you’d love a copy of the complete publication – as we’ve kindly been gifted an armful to share.  See here to read the full article.

2023 Pathways to Employment Grants Announcement

As we celebrated the first few days of spring, 80 friends of the inner north gathered at Melbourne Polytechnic in Preston to celebrate with the ten selected recipients of the 2023 Pathways to Employment Grants Program.  With attendees quizzed on their knowledge of the inner north for bragging rights as who knew the ‘hood best, […]

Project Manager + Acting Executive Officer role

A call to action Your community made you. You make your community. You know this. You are an experienced community-builder. You have been sharpening your project leadership and operational management skills in a community context, and are ready for a new challenge. Now, you desire for more. Are you the sort of person who likes […]

Young Changemakers 2022

The Young Changemakers Program was established by the Inner North Community Foundation (the Foundation) and the Community Bank Clifton Hill – North Fitzroy  in 2015 based on similar initiatives run by other community foundations across the globe. This year, students from Northern College of Arts and Technology and Wurun Senior Campus participated in the Young […]

2022 Pathways to Employment Grant Recipients

The Inner North Community Foundation today announced community grants to 10 charitable organisations which focus on helping disadvantaged people in Melbourne’s inner north through the Foundation’s 2022 Pathways to Employment grants program, our annual grants round proudly supported by IntoWork Australia. The 10 organisations are found here. It also marks the public celebration of a […]

2022 Bakers Dozen Social Justice Annual Grants

Last week the Board approved four annual grants of $5,000 from the Bakers Dozen Social Justice Fund. In total, 17 applications were received with a total ask of $80,320, with a wide range of approaches about how local organisations thought about Social Justice, from emergency relief, to cultural connections, to community engagement. The Bakers Dozen […]

The Inner North Community Foundation Needs Your Help

The Inner North Community Foundation been working for more than 15 years to make our community a better place for all. We are now faced with the challenge of doing even more because the need in the community is not going away. Are you the sort of person who likes a challenge? Do you want […]

Join the Bakers Dozen Social Justice Fund

Have a passion for social justice?  The Baker’s Dozen Social Justice Fund makes grants to organisations in Melbourne’s inner north for initiatives and projects which advance social justice.  In keeping with Christopher Baker and Kerri Hall’s intent when they kick-started the Fund, the Inner North Community Foundation is committed to bringing community voice into how the Fund works, […]

Partnership to support pathways for job seekers

The Cities of Darebin, Moreland and Yarra, the Inner North Community Foundation and IntoWork Australia are proud to announce a long-term partnership to address disadvantage through employment opportunities in the inner north of Melbourne. Darebin City Council, Moreland City Council, Yarra City Council, IntoWork and the Inner North Community Foundation have entered into a 30-year […]

2021 Pathways to Employment Grant Recipients

The Inner North Community Foundation today announced community grants to 10 charitable organisations which focus on helping disadvantaged people in Melbourne’s inner north through the Foundation’s 2021 Pathways to Employment grants program, our annual grants round proudly supported by IntoWork Australia. The Foundation aims to be adaptive to the evolving needs of the community. This […]