Our Structure

Our Trustee


Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation is Australia’s largest community foundation with an innovative and contemporary focus to drive positive social change. LMCF has nearly 100 years of experience in identifying and addressing key social, environmental and community wellbeing issues.

 Melbourne Women’s Fund is a Collective Giving Account of Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.

Executive Committee 2019 – 2020

Founders: Pat Burke OAM and Gillian Hund OAM

Executive Officer (Pro Bono): Christine Darcas

Events Chair: Louise Potter

Grants Chair: Amanda Thornton

Marketing and Communications Chair: Christine Darcas (interim)

Membership Co-Chairs: Sue Gourlay and Bianca Moore

Partnerships / Sponsorships Co-Chairs: TBA

Strategy Chair: Kirsten Bartlett

Finance: Carole Mackie

Secretary: Kathy Lacey

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Founding Patron

Colleen Willoughby
Colleen has been a passionate supporter of the philanthropic sector in Seattle, Washington since the 1960’s. She founded the Washington Women’s Foundation in 1995; the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network and Global Women – Partners in Philanthropy in 2010.

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