Bakers Dozen Social Justice Fund Launch

The Bakers Dozen Social Justice Fund Launched online on 16th September 2021, with the announcement of the first grants to six local charities.  Over 100 people gathered via zoom to learn more about the Bakers Dozen Social Justice Fund, that has been established through a bequest left by Dr Christopher Baker and Ms Kerri Hall. […]

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 […]

Covid-19 Disaster Relief Fund

The Foundation launched its Covid-19 Disaster Relief Fund 12 months ago, to respond to the uncertainty and crisis presented by the pandemic. The bulk of funds were granted back between March and September 2020. Funding was allocated through: $153,000 in 102 Rapid Response grants. At time of writing, 90/102 organisations have acquitted funds or asked […]

Part-time Communications Coordinator role

If you or someone you know are looking for a part-time (.2EFT) communications role, please think about throwing your hat in the ring. From Richmond to Reservoir, Fitzroy to Fawkner, the Inner North Community Foundation is connected to amazing stories of how local people, business and community groups are stepping-up to chip-in for others. This […]

Launch of the Inner North Report

The Inner North Report – 2021 was launched yesterday at Collingwood Town Hall, with over 80 local people braving the weather to attend. This report is the first step in a program designed to bring about change for our community in the direction wanted by the community and implemented by our community. The Inner North Report […]

A lasting legacy for the Inner North

Old photograph of over 20 people gathered in a backyard

We are thrilled to announce that a new flagship fund is being created at the Foundation, through the proceeds from the sale of Brunswick house that has been donated to the Foundation. The Bakers Dozen Social Justice Fund has been established through a bequest left by Dr Christopher Baker and Ms Kerri Hall. Christopher and […]

Join us – Director vacancy

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If you – or someone you know – are passionate are enthusiastic about leading community philanthropy, the Foundation seeks applications from skilled people local with business leadership experience and entrepreneurial skills that can add value to our board. Director role The Board has identified the need for a member with a strong interest in philanthropy […]