Sidney Myer Fund Commitment to Asylum Seekers

June 4th, 2015

The Trustees of the Sidney Myer Fund have announced a commitment of over $1 million over four years to organisations working for and with asylum seekers.  There are an estimated 30,000 asylum seekers living in Australia awaiting the determination of their claims for refugee protection. Many thousands more sit in countries in the region, watching […]

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2016 Myer Innovation Fellowship Applications Open

June 1st, 2015

Sitting on a great idea? How about nine months and $100,000 to make it hatch? In its inaugural year The Myer Innovation Fellowship program unearthed three amazing individuals who have used the nine month Fellowship to help realise their big idea. The 2015 cohort of Fellows is equally impressive.  You can meet the past and […]

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Education Capacity Building Grants Now Open

May 29th, 2015

Capacity Building Grants Now Open  Grants to support capacity building for eligible schools are now available. The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund Capacity Building Stream (CBS) seeks to resource community and non-profit organisations, including schools, to increase their effectiveness and impact through activities that build capacity across strategic and operational domains. Government and low-fee […]

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2015 Myer Innovation Fellows Announced

May 26th, 2015

The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund are pleased to announce the 2015 Myer Innovation Fellows are Jordan O’Reilly, Jay Boolkin and Sophie Weldon. The Myer Innovation Fellowships support Australia’s brightest, self-directed leaders to forge breakthrough solutions and articulate actionable ideas which compel our community to respond. Fellows will take nine months away from their […]

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2014 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards Announced

March 18th, 2015

The winners of the 2014 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were announced on Wednesday 18 March 2015. The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Australia’s finest period-instrument ensemble has been awarded the Group Award ($80,000).  One of Australia’s most exciting contemporary playwrights, Lally Katz is the Individual Winner ($50,000). Helen Marcou and Quincy McLean, co-founders of SLAM (Save Live […]

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