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Welcome to our March newsletter. We've lots to tell you.



Welcome to our new Executive Officer
Come to our Open Garden Day
Pathways to Employment Grants Round now open
Join us in Run Melbourne
Introducing the Rogan Family Fund
Reminder to save the date

Welcome to our new Executive Officer
The Inner North North Community Foundation is delighted to welcome Patricia Lauria as our new Executive Officer.

Our former Executive Officer, Sharon Nathani, resigned after nearly 4 years in the role and the Board is deeply appreciative for the outstanding contribution made by Sharon over this time.

Patricia comes to the Foundation following a broad career in the community and not for profit sector, most recently as CEO of South East Volunteers.  Patricia managed Ross House prior to her role at South East Volunteers and also has an impressive history in working for managing community legal centres, a community information centre and coordinating a community house. 

Patricia brings strong experience and skills in contemporary grant making, working with the community and philanthropic sector, developing relationships across a range of stakeholder groups as well as holding senior management roles over many years.  She lives locally and has long term connections with the inner north.

We look forward to Patricia further contributing her considerable skills to help the Inner North Community Foundation build its presence and effectiveness for the communities of Melbourne’s inner north region.

Come to our Open Garden Day

On 18th and 19th April, please join us at Linden Open Garden in Alphington from 10am to 4.30pm on both days.. 

Linden, originally a large dairy farm and orchard, overlooks Latrobe Golf Course and the Yarra River surrounds.  Today the garden is full of colour, thanks to love and elephant pooh.  It is an inviting mix of significant trees including the property's namesake - a weeping Linden.  Other features include the citrus garden, raised curved veggie bed, fruit trees intermingled with cottage garden plants and contemporary drought resistant plant beds.

Thank you so much to Linda Angel for supporting the Inner North Community Foundation by opening her garden for this event.

Linden Open Garden - 30 Lucerne Crescent, Alphington
Saturday 18 and 19 April, 10:00am - 4.30pm
Gate price of $8, kids free under 12, family ticket of $20 for two kids, and gold coin for extra children.

Grants Round now open

We are now accepting applications for our 2015 major grants round. Our Pathways to Employment Grants Program funds projects that improve the job prospects of people in Melbourne’s inner northern region (within the municipalities of Darebin, Moreland and Yarra) who are disadvantaged in their access to employment opportunities.

For more details, visit our website at www.innernorthfoundation.org.au

Applications will close on the 28th May.

Join us in Run Melbourne

On Sunday July 26th, the team at the Inner North Community Foundation is again participating in Run Melbourne. 

Join us to get fit, have some fun and raise some money to support the Foundation.  Walk or run with us or sponsor our team members.  Your support will go to people disadvantaged in their access to work.  Many of the programs we fund support people who don't know how to get a job, they don't understand how to apply, or might be discriminated against because of a disability, mental illness or having just come out of the criminal or juvenile justice system.

Help us make this year the biggest ever for Team Inner North Community!

Introducing the Rogan Family Fund

Rogan Family Care have established the Rogan Family Fund in support of mothers and girls. 

Rogan Family Care been helping Melbourne families since 1995 and has an outstanding reputation for in-home childcare.  We welcome Julie and the team to the Inner North Community Foundation!

To donate to the Rogan Family Fund, or any of our named funds, click here.   Read about how you can directly impact our local community through a named sub-fund.

Reminder to save the date on 26 May 6pm
We are pleased to be hosting an event for donors and people and businesses interested in supporting the Inner North Community Foundation, together with our donors, MP Consulting, on the evening of 26 May. Save the date for enjoyable event where you can hear what drives our supporters, see the impact our grants make, and join our giving community.

The Inner North Community Foundation is able to carry out our programs through the support of partners and donors, people like you who are passionate about our local area.  You can support our work through a once-off donation, regular giving, workplace giving, or even setting up your own named fund (which allows you to direct your giving to an issue or organisation of your choice).  Because of the generous support of our major donor, IntoWork Australia, 100% of donations received go towards our corpus earning interest which is paid out as grants.

Connect with the Inner North Community Foundation
We'd love you to stay in touch and send us your feedback and ideas.  Email us at info@innernorthfoundation.org.au or pick up the phone and call us on 8689 1967 or 8689 1922.  

Thanks for reading from Richmond to Reservoir, Fitzroy to Fawkner and Brunswick to Bundoora. 
The team at Inner North Community Foundation.
The Inner North Community thanks our major partners for their ongoing generosity:
Operational support from IntoWork Australia (INGT Ltd) enables us to direct 100% of our donations towards our perpetual fund and granting programs.


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