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Inspiring Women – A note from CEO Jane Jose

Inspiring Women – A note from CEO Jane Jose

I recently heard Australian Olympian Anna Meares give in inspirational talk to a gathering of Women in Super. Her closing…

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Bid for Good 2018 grants $170,000

Bid for Good 2018 grants $170,000

Sydney Airport and Sydney Community Foundation’s 2018 ‘Bid for Good’ campaign raises $170,000, funding seven $10,000 grants and a major $100,000…

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9 Reasons this Designer Tote is Making Retail Therapy, Good for Everyone

9 Reasons this Designer Tote is Making Retail Therapy, Good for Everyone

Have you got your 'Strong & Kind' Tote? Ethically made by 9 refugee and migrant women in Western Sydney you’ll love…

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Keeping Women Out of Prison

Keeping Women Out of Prison

Shocking rise of women in prison fostering the care-to-crime pipeline 54% of women in prison in NSW have children under…

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2018 Bid for Good Grants Open

2018 Bid for Good Grants Open

BID FOR GOOD - 2018 (Applications Closed 20 July) Sydney Airport & Sydney Community Foundation - Lost Property Auction grantmaking partnership…

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Insight by The Office Space supporting Sydney Women’s Fund

Insight by The Office Space supporting Sydney Women’s Fund

In 2018, the Sydney Community Foundation’s Sydney Women's Fund's influential “Conversations for Change” event series merges with the popular Insight…

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Social Enterprise wins ZEST Awards

Social Enterprise wins ZEST Awards

Sydney Community Foundation and it's Sydney Women's Fund is delighted to announce Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, an integral partner of its 'place-based' philanthropy…

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Inspiring Your Giving 2018

Inspiring Your Giving 2018

$335,000 raised! Please help us reach our fundraising goal this EOFY. Sydney Community Foundation and Sydney Women's Fund are proud to report…

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Wendy Harmer interviews Pat Hall

Wendy Harmer interviews Pat Hall

Wendy Harmer, host of ABC Radio 'Mornings' program interviews our community leader Pat Hall. CEO of Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, Pat…

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SMH ‘Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Unemployment’

SMH ‘Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Unemployment’

EXCLUSIVE  – (First published on December 11, 2017 by Sydney Morning Herald)​ Breaking the cycle of intergenerational Unemployment by Anna Patty Hundreds of…

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The Snow Foundation featured in Philanthropy Australia

The Snow Foundation featured in Philanthropy Australia

The Snow Foundation are a generous supporter of Sydney Community Foundation and Sydney Women's Fund. We are delighted to welcome Georgina Byron…

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Keeping Women out of Prison

Keeping Women out of Prison

Innocent Children Serving a Silent Sentence Empowering Women, Changing Lives - NSW Parliament Breakfast Wednesday 11th October 2017 'Keeping Women…

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‘Bid for Good’ awards $100,000 grant

‘Bid for Good’ awards $100,000 grant

New creative hub gets $100,000 boost thanks to Lost Property Auction. ● Sydney Airport  to provide $100,000 grant to 107…

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Impact100 Sydney awards inaugural $100,000 grant

Impact100 Sydney awards inaugural $100,000 grant

(Pictured: Impact100 Sydney Members award $100,000 Grant to Roxanne McMurray, Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre) One of Australia’s newest collective…

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Special Migrant & Refugee High School Student Excursion

Special Migrant & Refugee High School Student Excursion

[Pictured: Cast and crew from 'Where the Streets Had a Name' production, Monkey Baa Theatre Adaptation]   "We do not have the luxury to despair,…

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Philanthropy Australia: Trends in Philanthropy

Philanthropy Australia: Trends in Philanthropy

Philanthropy Australia  hosted their popular 'Trends in Philanthropy' this month. Sydney Community Foundation CEO, Jane Jose, joined Andrea Comastri from…

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Iraqi women helped by SWF share their story of hope

Iraqi women helped by SWF share their story of hope

(Pictured from left: Ros Strong, Attyaf, Evaa, Julianne Sanders) The Women's Friendship Sewing Circle is a life-changing program run by Fairfield Parent’s Café Inc. in Fairfield. The program…

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Highlights Saluting Sydney Women 2017 Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Highlights Saluting Sydney Women 2017 Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Listen to Ita Buttrose AO OBE speech here. Watch Event Highlights Saluting Sydney Women 2017 Sydney Community Foundation's Sydney Women’s Fund, honoured Ita Buttrose AO OBE, at the…

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Bid for Good receives $3.3million worthy applications

Bid for Good receives $3.3million worthy applications

We’ve had a brilliant response to the call out for programs for funding in our first Sydney Community Foundation +…

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Impact100 Sydney – 2017 Grants Open

Impact100 Sydney – 2017 Grants Open

Impact100 Sydney is a collective of generous donors that you can join to learn more about giving back to where…

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RISE: A Solution to School Suspension

RISE: A Solution to School Suspension

Does suspending students change their behaviour? Lateline  by John Stewart Tyler Dowsett hated school so much he says he did…

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‘Big Bad Love’ Sydney Women’s Fund Screening Review

‘Big Bad Love’ Sydney Women’s Fund Screening Review

Sydney Community Foundation's Sydney Women’s Fund hosted a screening of documentary ‘Big Bad Love’ on Thursday 1 June 2017. Part…

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Impact100 commended in NSW Parliament

Impact100 commended in NSW Parliament

Member for Balmain, Mr Jamie Parker MP, has congratulated philanthropic group Impact100 Sydney , a new sub-fund of the Sydney…

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Elizabeth Broderick AO _ 2017 MAYBANKE LECTURE

Elizabeth Broderick AO _ 2017 MAYBANKE LECTURE

Elizabeth Broderick AO inspired a full house at Customs House Sydney on 1st May for the 5th Annual Maybanke Lecture.…

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‘Keeping Women out of Prison’ Position Statement launched

‘Keeping Women out of Prison’ Position Statement launched

The 2016 Empowering Women - Changing Lives breakfast saw the launch of the position statement Keeping Women out of Prison by the coalition of organisations…

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Iraqi Sewing Circle – Fairfield

Iraqi Sewing Circle – Fairfield

Story by Rachel Brown,  The Sydney Morning Herald​, 11 September, 2016. It might be a small classroom out the back of…

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Philanthropy leading Social Change

Philanthropy leading Social Change

Sydney Community Foundation and its Sydney Women's Fund are collaborating with Zonta Club of Sydney, SHINE for Kids, The Miranda Project, Reichstein Foundation, and…

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Saluting Sydney Women 2016 – Wendy McCarthy AO

Saluting Sydney Women 2016 – Wendy McCarthy AO

This year, we saluted Wendy McCarthy AO, a woman of kindness and strength and a feminist who has helped the…

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Project Bounce! featured in in the Liverpool Champion

Project Bounce! featured in in the Liverpool Champion

Thank you Liverpool Champion for answering our call to visit the new Abel Dunn Court‬ in ‪Warwick Farm.‬ This great little article lets the locals know…

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Lucinda Brogden interview re: Maybanke Lecture: ‘Women & Work’ on Studio10

Lucinda Brogden interview re: Maybanke Lecture: ‘Women & Work’ on Studio10

"80% of women don't want to work for another woman."  Watch yesterday's Studio10 interview of Sydney Women's Fund Founder and…

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Build ‘a better Sydney’ this EOFY

Build ‘a better Sydney’ this EOFY

If you want to help build ‘a better Sydney’ you may like to consider starting a Sydney Community Foundation sub-fund…

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Sydney Women’s Fund Portrait II Launch

Sydney Women’s Fund Portrait II Launch

Thank you to all who attended this year's Sydney Women's Fund fundraising lunch at The Tilbury Hotel. This year we were proud to launch new research commissioned…

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Board Director Helen Wiseman named in 100 Women of Influence

Board Director Helen Wiseman named in 100 Women of Influence

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Sydney Community Foundation Director and member of our Finance and Investment…

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Join us for our ‘Year in Review’ on 12 November 2014

Join us for our ‘Year in Review’ on 12 November 2014

Please save the date and join us for the Sydney Community Foundation Year in Review at the Sydney Town Hall at 5.30pm…

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Clear out your wardrobe and help create jobs

Clear out your wardrobe and help create jobs

The Clothes Box second-hand clothing Social Enterprise takes on a life of it's own. Ronda-Lee, Manager at Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections (LNC) Heckenberg recently tested…

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My first 100 days as CEO, Sydney Community Foundation

My first 100 days as CEO, Sydney Community Foundation

Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled to have a great new communication tool for all of you to follow…

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Education for Women in Prison

Education for Women in Prison

WIPAN supports education for women in prison and advocates for improved training and work experience which is not equal to programs…

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Inspiring Women

Inspiring Women

A note from Sydney Community Foundation CEO, Jane Jose. I was so lucky to be invited as a guest to CBA’s Women…

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Women in Banking and Finance choose Sydney Women’s Fund as their Cause

Women in Banking and Finance choose Sydney Women’s Fund as their Cause

We are thrilled that Women In Banking and Finance have chosen to support the Sydney Women's Fund as their cause. We…

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$80,000 matched, $20,000 to go… please give

$80,000 matched, $20,000 to go… please give

Saluting Sydney Women will be an annual event to pay tribute to great Sydney Women. In August, the MCA rooftop…

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KiP in the news

KiP in the news

KIP kids and their families encourage generosity Kids in Philanthropy, a sub-fund of Sydney Community Foundation, is an initiative aimed at…

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G(irls)20 summit and philanthropy breakout session

G(irls)20 summit and philanthropy breakout session

On August 25th & 26th, G(irls)20 Summit 2014 took place at the Sydney Opera House.  Featuring Australian and global experts,…

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Power of Film – Giving Voice to Single Mothers

Power of Film – Giving Voice to Single Mothers

We are partnering with the National Council for Single Mothers and their Children, Film Stretch, The Snow Foundation, and Documentary Australia Foundation…

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New Sydney Women’s Fund Advisory Council to meet in November

New Sydney Women’s Fund Advisory Council to meet in November

The first meeting of the new Sydney Women's Fund Advisory Council chaired by Rosalind Strong AM and including donors Deanne…

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Giving Voice to Single Mothers

We are partnering with the National Council for Single Mothers and their Children, Film Stretch, The Snow Foundation, and Documentary Australia Foundation…

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Building knowledge of women’s business

Building knowledge of women’s business

It has been shocking to follow the statistics in the Our Watch (link is external) campaign launched recently by Australia’s Ambassador…

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