Kirsty Allen is a Program Manager with The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund. The Foundation and Fund are among the largest, oldest and most respected philanthropic foundations in the Australia
Kirsty is deeply experienced in philanthropic grantmaking across an extensive range of grantmaking programs – including small grants, major one-off grants, and large, multi-year commitments. Her experience includes programmatic grants and developing grantmaking themes and programs – including capacity building grants programs, as well as application and selection processes.
Kirsty came to the philanthropic sector following nearly 10 years working in international development with International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA). Kirsty has served on the board of IWDA as staff representative, the board of Women’s Health West and the management committee of the Ross House Association.