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Bringing smiles to kids in hospital

Bringing smiles to kids in hospital

When their beautiful 11-year-old son Zac Minty passed away after three years of battling cancer, his parents launched the Bricks…

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Five reasons why you should write a Will

Five reasons why you should write a Will

Creating a will is essential to ensure that your wishes are carried out after your passing. Here are five reasons…

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A year of impact

A year of impact

Over the past 12 months we have granted over $1.67 million to support Sydney communities in need. Here are some…

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The joy of giving

The joy of giving

A lifelong philanthropist, Dorothy Hoddinott AO has dedicated her life to providing education scholarships for young refugees. Supporting young refugees…

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Statement from Sydney Community Foundation 

Statement from Sydney Community Foundation 

Statement on the Voice to Parliament Referendum result The outcome of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice Referendum is…

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Unlocking strength: a survival guide for women in prison

Unlocking strength: a survival guide for women in prison

Sydney Community Foundation’s Sub Fund, The Keeping Women Out of Prison Coalition (KWOOP) is supporting the development of an innovative…

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Making an impact

Making an impact

IMPACT100 Sydney unites and empowers individuals to give together, creating transformational local impact. For the past six years IMPACT100 Sydney…

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Kiera’s legacy

Kiera’s legacy

When their daughter Kiera passed away just hours after she was born, Victoria and Danny Liston knew they wanted to…

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Why we are voting Yes on October 14

Why we are voting Yes on October 14

Sydney Community Foundation Directors Support Voting Yes on October 14 at the Referendum. By Chair, Sophie McCarthy On Saturday, October…

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Transforming lives: your support, their future

Transforming lives: your support, their future

Education is the key to a brighter future for disadvantaged and vulnerable young women. Thanks to generous donations to the…

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Create your legacy

Create your legacy

Whenever I have a conversation about a ‘gift in Will’ with a donor, both of us invariably feel a bit…

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Meet Amar Singh, Founder of Turbans 4 Australia

Meet Amar Singh, Founder of Turbans 4 Australia

Sydney Community Foundation is proud to introduce a new sub-fund, Turbans 4 Australia, established by Founder and President Amar Singh,…

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Announcing 3 of our newest Sub Funds

Announcing 3 of our newest Sub Funds

“When people are doing it tough they need to know someone is thinking about them.” Amar Singh, Turbans 4 Australia…

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Meet Siobhan Bryson, CEO of Weave Youth & Community Services

Meet Siobhan Bryson, CEO of Weave Youth & Community Services

“They all have their own struggles but they're just really good support for each other.” CEO of Weave, Siobhan Bryson,…

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Georgie Dent presents 10th Annual Maybanke Lecture

Georgie Dent presents 10th Annual Maybanke Lecture

Our Maybanke Sub Fund recently hosted its 10th Annual Lecture at Parliament House. We thank those that attended in person…

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Rosalind Strong AM, a true hero for women every day

Rosalind Strong AM, a true hero for women every day

This International Women’s Day I want to acknowledge and celebrate my dear friend, mentor, and guide of so many women…

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Profile of women in prison NSW

Profile of women in prison NSW

Profile of women in prison in NSW Commissioned by the – Keeping Women Out of Prison Coalition – (KWOOP), a…

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Dorothy Hoddinott AO starts Refugee Scholarship Fund

Dorothy Hoddinott AO starts Refugee Scholarship Fund

Dorothy Hoddinott AO – Refugee Scholarship Fund Human rights champion Dorothy Hoddinott AO, starts sub-fund with Sydney Community Foundation to provide…

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Women in Prison: It’s complicated

Women in Prison: It’s complicated

Keeping Women Out of Prison Lunch Presentation The Keeping Women Out of Prison Coalition with Sydney Community Foundation's Sydney Women's…

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