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lous place is moving

Lou’s Place is moving!

After many months undertaking property inspections to find a suitable new building, Lou’s Place is excited to announce that it will be moving to a bigger home by the end of 2021. Lou’s Place is Sydney’s only community-based day-time refugee for women. It currently serves
Impact 100 Sydney

2021 Impact100 Sydney North Grants are now Open

As an Impact100 member, the Ottomin Foundation is spreading the word and letting our partners know that the 2021 Grants season is now open. Please visit the IMPACT100 Sydney North website. Since its launch in 2017, the IMPACT100 Sydney North community has sought to transform
Beach Conservation

Beach conservation success for Station Beach

Richard Kovacs, Chairman & CEO of the Ottomin Group, has become an advocate through his involvement in the Palm Beach Protection Group, which is a grassroots, community-based organisation, ensuring the conservation of pristine beaches and their surrounding environments within the Palm Beach area in Sydney.

Lou’s Place Pitches to IMPACT100 & Receives Grant

Jennie Kovacs, Ottomin Foundation Charity Committee and Marmalade Foundation member, applied, presented and was successful in making it through to the finals of the 2020 IMPACT100 Sydney North Grant Event for Lou’s Place. IMPACT100 is a simple idea that democratises philanthropy. Over 100 members, who
Taronga Zoo

Forensic science and native animal conservation

The Ottomin Foundation continues to strengthen its connection with Taronga Zoo through supporting the forensic science and native animal conservation in particular the recent initiative WildINFORCE. The pilot program is testing the hypothesis on whether a quill clipping from an Echidna can identify whether it
Social Ventures Australia

Right Now, Many Charites are struggling: a report published by Social Ventures Australia and the Centre for Social Impact

Will Australian charities be COVID-19 casualties or partners in recovery? A financial health check was recently published by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI). This insightful paper models the potential impact of COVID-19 on the financial health of Australia’s 16,000 registered charities who employ people, to better understand the

Get moving to help feed Taronga Zoo animals

Ottomin Foundation members got moving in June creating a team in Run Wild for Taronga challenge. Like most organisations, the Covid-19 lockdowns were tough for Taronga Zoo causing service disruption, loss of income and higher costs. That's why Taronga called out to its supporters asking