We're growing community philanthropy in Australia

Australian Community Philanthropy (ACP) is Australia’s peak organisation for Community Foundations and a passionate champion for our growing sector. 

We support a vibrant peer network of community philanthropy practitioners and empower them to work together towards shared goals.

OUR BOARD

ACP is governed by a skills-based Board of Directors. 

Majority of ACP directors are board members or executive officers with their local community foundation.

CHAIR

Ben Rodgers is Executive Officer of the Inner North Community Foundation in Melbourne.

Sally Gamble

COMPANY SECRETARY

Sally Gamble is a founding director and Chair of Benalla’s Tomorrow Today Foundation.

TREASURER

Georgie McKay was the Executive Officer at Stand Like Stone Foundation from 2012 to 2019.

DIRECTOR

Shelley Boyce OAM has been Chair of the Southern Highlands Foundation Inc since 2010. 

DIRECTOR

Matt Jenkins has been a board member at the Ballarat Foundation since 2016.

 

 

DIRECTOR

Maree Sidey is Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Communities Foundation.

DIRECTOR

Dylan Smith founded the Fremantle Foundation in 2010 and was its Executive Officer for ten years.

DIRECTOR

Peter Kent is a director of Porter Novelli Australia and a former director of Carers Victoria.

DIRECTOR

Simon Whittle OAM has been continuously involved in the Buderim Foundation since inception in 2004.

OUR TEAM

EXECUTIVE OFFICE


Gerlinde Scholz
is an experienced not-for-profit leader.

 

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Bec Bridges is an editor and communicator with diverse experience in the NFP sector.

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Clare Gregory is passionate about nurturing community-driven social impact.

Day- to-day management of ACP is delegated to the Executive Officer.

SUPPORT US

ACP welcomes support for the ongoing development of Australia’s community foundation sector from philanthropic partners and donors.

Grant, donations and bequests to ACP create grassroots community impact on a national scale through our member network.

Tax-deductible contribution

To make a tax-deductible contribution, please access ACP’s donations account at the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) and follow the prompts.

For more information, email us or call 0419 350 240.

 

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