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Pilot Evaluation of Arts Sector Capacity Building Program

February 5th, 2019

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, […]

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NSW & ACT Arts Capacity Building Recipients Announced

December 18th, 2018

The Sidney Myer Fund, Nelson Meers Foundation and W & A Johnson Family Foundation are pleased to announce the successful recipients of their co-funded Capacity Building Program for New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory artists and small to medium arts organisations. The program will distribute $340,000. This is the first collaborative funding project between […]

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2017-18 Annual Report

November 26th, 2018

The 2017-18 Annual Report of The Myer Foundation & Sidney Myer Fund is now available online. Every year, through the philanthropy of the Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation, we work to support the critical efforts of the not-for-profit sector and we actively encourage others to do the same. As is highlighted in the […]

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Supporting Professional Learning for Teachers in Schools

November 12th, 2018

Findings from four years of grant to support teaching quality in schools around Australia have been gathered in an evaluation. The Sidney Myer Fund’s Education Capacity Building Stream made 25 grants totalling $1,200,000 to schools around Australia to enable teachers to develop their practice through peer observation and mentoring. Learning First was engaged to undertake […]

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