Director vacancies- 2 roles

Passionate about Melbourne’s inner north? The Inner North Community Foundation is an independent philanthropic entity for Melbourne’s inner north. We’re here to build a prosperous and vibrant community for all. To do that, we draw on our network of local resources. People who want to see positive change and a better future, where nobody gets […]

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, […]

Director Vacancy

Passionate about Melbourne’s inner north? We are looking for two dynamic, community-minded individuals to join our Board in volunteer roles, supporting the Inner North communities, specifically those within Darebin and Yarra. We would particularly welcome applicants with experience in: If you have great governance skills, strong local links, and can contribute up to 10 hours […]

Statement on the 2023 Referendum

To our Inner North Foundation community, Later this year, the Australian people will vote in a yes/no referendum on enshrining in the Constitution of Australia an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament and Government. Supporting prosperous connected and cohesive communities is core to the work of the Inner North Community Foundation. Our community […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]