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Pilot Evaluation of Arts Sector Capacity Building Program

The Arts & Humanities Capacity Building Program sought to strengthen and grow the independent arts and cultural sector in Australia by granting money to ensembles, collectives, groups and organisations that are highly connected within their sector and producing excellent work. The program was delivered over four years in each state and territory of Australia and co-funded by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, James and Diana Ramsay Foundation, Minderoo, Spinifex Trust, Nelson Meers Foundation and the W & A Johnson Family Foundation. This early stage evaluation looks at the program’s impact on Brisbane-based recipient Prying Eye Productions.

Image: The Flipside Project: Catapult Choreographic Hub. Photo by Jessica Coughlan.

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Sidney Myer Fund Education Program Evaluation

Final report from Learning First on the evaluation of the Sidney Myer Fund’s Education Capacity Building Stream, FY14-FY17.

Through the Capacity Building Stream 25 grants were made to schools around Australia to support peer observation and mentoring for in-service teachers. In FY18 Learning First was engaged to undertake an evaluation of the program and the funded projects. The Sidney Myer Fund thanks Learning First for its excellent work and all the schools, teachers and school leaders for their participated in this endeavour and their dedication to quality teaching and great student learning outcomes.

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Celebrating Our Partners

The final evaluation report on Celebrating Our Partners: Philanthropic Investment for Strong Community Organisations, prepared by the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at Queensland University of Technology. Celebrating Our Partners is an initiative of the 2009 Commemorative Grants Program of The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund.

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