News and stories

News and stories

Under Cover film continues to move audiences at community screenings

Fri, 17 Mar 2023

It was a pleasant summer evening in the East Melbourne suburb of Ringwood last night as a mostly female crowd packed into Karralyka Centre for a sold-out screening of Sue Thomson’s documentary Under Cover.

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Philanthropy’s role in home ownership

Erin Dolan, Senior Program Manager – Homelessness and Affordable Housing, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Thu, 13 Oct 2022

​To use what is now a well-established cliché, these are unprecedented times. COVID-19 and the lockdown measures put in place have greatly affected our way of life. They have shown us the importance of having a safe, secure home – and also the large group of people who don’t have one.


Listening to locals for better granting impacts

Emily Berry, CEO and Johan Kortenhorst, Board Director Thu, 15 Jul 2021

When your community covers more than 20,000 square kilometres of rural land, natural and man-made disasters and emergencies are inevitable.


Homelessness: the problem that can be solved

Thu, 8 Jul 2021

Homelessness has often been treated as a problem that cannot be solved. But what if there are ways to make a difference, by taking a more strategic approach?