Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation is Australia’s largest independent community charity foundation that inspires philanthropy by working in partnership with stakeholders to lead positive social change. It does this through granting, community engagement, partnerships, research, sharing knowledge, influencing policy and impact investment.

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Who are we?

"The partnership with PRF enabled the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation to scale up its local COVID response granting to meet the unexpected demand for support, prioritising the urgent need for information for people who were at risk of homelessness or facing unemployment for the first time."


What are we doing?

How can we use data and apply cutting-edge economic analysis to better understand the challenges and potential solutions to poverty and disadvantage in Australia?

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation - COVID-19 Response Scaling Up Giving

Providing near term relief to a variety of organisations in the Melbourne area supporting housing and homelessness, community health and resilience, and education and employment.
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Where are we working?

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impact areas

What are our impact areas?

Communities & place

Other areas of focus

What are our other impact areas?

Disaster response and resilience

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