Great inequalities exist in Australia, especially for those who identify as LGBTIQA+. These inequalities are perpetuated by the lack of gender and sexual diversity amongst those who have financial resources and the power to allocate them. The Channel seeks to shift this unequal distribution of financial resources, and change the way Australians experience gender and sexuality for the better in two ways:
The Result: The Channel will increase the share of social investment reaching these groups; providing them with the opportunity for a life of less inequality and more potential.
The 2017 Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit brought funders, nonprofits and policy makers together for two days of inspiring keynotes, case studies and challenging conversations about philanthropy’s role in advocating for change.
Allan English, Philanthropy Leader of the Year
Michael Gonski, Emerging Philanthropy Leader