LATEST NEWS

2021 Grants EOI is now open!

The 2021 Grants Expression of Interest is now open. Non-profits in need of funding to support vulnerable Melbourne women, or vulnerable Melbourne women and their families are all welcome to apply. Our focus areas this year are Homelessness, Family Violence and Employment/Economic Empowerment. We will consider submissions focusing on men if the ultimate beneficiaries are

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Announcing changes to our Grants Program for 2020/2021

Since our founding, Melbourne Women’s Fund has focused on ethical, transparent giving, and as we mature, so our granting process is also maturing. Timetable Change We distribute 100% of the membership donations we receive each financial year to non-profits through our grants program. To meet the July deadline for our Annual Grant Awards Celebration, in previous years we

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Winner of the Inaugural Sue Beecher Award Announced

Congratulations to Amanda Thornton for being the inaugural winner of the Sue Beecher Memorial Award in recognition for her outstanding contribution and exemplary leadership given to Melbourne Women’s Fund. MWF was honoured to host Sue’s husband Eric and one of her children, Sophie, seen here presenting the award to Amanda. Amanda has served on our

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Our first ‘In Person’ Event for 2021 was a great success!

The MWF Autumn Luncheon was held on Friday 30 April at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club.  On a magnificent sunny day, over 60 of our members and guests enjoyed a glass of bubbles and mingled on the balcony overlooking the historic tennis grounds. After we’d finished our delicious main course, we heard from our special

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You’re Invited to our Autumn Luncheon

Join us for this very special “in person” Autumn Luncheon which will provide an opportunity to meet and socialise with members and guests! We are thrilled to be hosting our Autumn Luncheon at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club. In addition to socialising with members and special guests, we are delighted that Carmel Guerra OAM will

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Radio Stars!

Recently, our long term member Georgia Theodoris, Acting CEO of the Colac Chamber of Commerce, and our Co-Founder and Chair, Pat Burke, were guests on 1130 3CS radio. Click on the YouTube link to hear their discussion about the impact of MWF in the community.

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