About Us

“I am not a politician; I do not seek publicity, nor have I any ulterior motive whatsoever, except my love for Australia and the Australian people.” Sidney Myer

Our Approach to Philanthropy

Our new strategy will focus around three themes:
acting bigger, adapting better, and family engagement.


Sidney Myer was one of Australia’s most visionary business figures and entrepreneurs, as well as one of the most generous individuals of his time.

Trustees and Directors

The Sidney Myer Fund is governed by four Trustees.
The Myer Foundation is overseen by a board of six Directors and the President.


Leonard Vary | Chief Executive Officer Leonard assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund in October 2011. Leonard is a director of the Malthouse Theatre, the immediate past Chair of the Centre for Contemporary Photography, a past Vice President of the Melbourne International Arts Festival and a […]

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