Our impact

For over 95 years, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has made a real and lasting impact on the big challenges facing Melbourne. As these change over time, the Foundation monitors and researches current and emerging issues to prioritise and anticipate the needs of Melbourne. Funds received from generous bequests and donations enable us to build the capacity of charities and drive innovation to find solutions to the challenges of today. Our current priorities are the following Impact Areas.

For over 95 years, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has made a real and lasting impact on the big challenges facing Melbourne. As these change over time, the Foundation monitors and researches current and emerging issues to prioritise and anticipate the needs of Melbourne. Funds received from generous bequests and donations enable us to build the capacity of charities and drive innovation to find solutions to the challenges of today. Our current priorities are the following Impact Areas.

Education & Employment

Reducing education and economic inequality.

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Environment & Sustainability

Reducing urban impacts on the natural environment.

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Healthy &
Resilient Communities

Increasing community resilience to withstand major social and health challenges.

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Homelessness &
Affordable Housing

Alleviating homelessness.

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Impact stories

Learn how our grants are supporting the community.

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