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“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 strategic themes for FY19 – FY23 will be: people, organisations, beyond grantmaking and family engagement. People The Myer Innovation Fellowships, the Sidney Myer Creative Fellowships and the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards will be delivered each year. In partnership with Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, the Paul Ramsay Foundation a new program investing in the […]


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 governed by six Directors.


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 board member of Creative Partnerships Australia and the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a former […]

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