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Macquarie Group Foundation

Address

Level 6, 50 Martin Place

Sydney  NSW  2000

Phone : (02) 8232 3333


Contact

Email : foundation@macquarie.com

Website : http://www.macquarie.com/community

The Macquarie Group Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group. It aims to strengthen
the communities in which Macquarie staff live and work.
For more information about the Foundation’s community activities and grant partners
visit www.macquarie.com/community.

Leadership Team

The Macquarie Group Foundation’s Board comprises senior executives globally within Macquarie
Group who bring specific areas of expertise and experience.
Lisa George is Global Head of the Macquarie Group Foundation

Employee Giving

The Macquarie Group Foundation and Macquarie staff provide support to community organisations
globally each year through financial donations, volunteering and skills sharing, predominantly in the
locations in which Macquarie operates.
Macquarie employees and the Macquarie Group Foundation have given generously to the
community, resulting in more than $A400 million donated to non-profit organisations globally since
1985 (as at 31 March 2020).

Staff Volunteering

Macquarie Group helps strengthen the communities Macquarie staff live and work in by facilitating
thousands of hours of staff volunteering and pro bono programs each year with community
organisations around the world.

Each year, outstanding staff contributions to the community are also recognised through the Staff in
the Community Awards.

Grants

The Macquarie Group Foundation strive for the most significant social impact possible by using the
organisation’s financial resources as well as the skills and networks of Macquarie employees. 
Across the world, there are young people who need greater support to overcome the social barriers
they face. The global grant making focus aims to break down these barriers and provide social and
economic opportunities to those who will benefit most. 
The majority of the Foundation’s grant funding is directed to organisations supporting social and
economic opportunities for young people in the communities where we live and operate, with each
region concentrating its efforts on issues with local relevance.

Tuesday, 6th October 2020

When it comes to corporate philanthropy, there’s never been a year like 2020.  In the first days of January, as the world celebrated…Read more

Wednesday, 28th August 2019

A project looking to eliminate a debilitating skin disease affecting 200 million people globally is among the winners of a $50 million…Read more

Monday, 1st July 2019

Macquarie has become the first major Australian bank to ban the use of its credit cards for gambling, prompting calls for the big four…Read more

Wednesday, 8th May 2019

Finalists for the Macquarie Group’s $50 million grant have been announced, with five Australian not for profits part of the final 12…Read more

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Macquarie Group has announced the Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award, a $50 million philanthropic commitment, to initiate or build…Read more

Monday, 17th September 2018

Not for profits have the chance to win one of five $10 million grants, with an Australian banking group making a $50 million philanthropic…Read more

Wednesday, 7th June 2017

A business planning competition and small grants program called Kickstarter, funded by the Macquarie Group Foundation for early…Read more

Thursday, 8th December 2016

Afghan migrant and human rights activist Romal Baluchzada has topped the list of Pro Bono Australia’s 2016 Impact 25. More than 18,500…Read more

Tuesday, 18th October 2016

CEO of the Community Foundation for Central Victoria Ann Lansberry will use a social innovation fellowship to learn from the multi-million…Read more

Tuesday, 12th August 2014

The Macquarie Group Foundation is calling for nominations for two awards, including one worth $100,000, which foster social innovation…Read more

Wednesday, 27th November 2013

Kick Starter grants, worth $10,000 each, have been awarded to three social entrepreneurs from the School for Social Entrepreneurs.…Read more

Saturday, 5th October 2013

Understanding the unique demands of the Asia Pacific region and partnerships between government, Not for Profits and business emerged…Read more

Wednesday, 19th December 2012

Three social entrepreneurs from the School for Social Entrepreneurs have been awarded a Kick Starter grant by the Macquarie Group…Read more

Thursday, 6th December 2012

An Australian Not for Profit organisation established to connect the homeless community to the arts as a means of addressing mental…Read more

Wednesday, 29th August 2012

The Macquarie Group Foundation has launched the inaugural David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowship for Not for Profit CEOs plus…Read more

Tuesday, 13th March 2012


Julie White has joined the Australian Scholarship Foundation's Advisory Panel. Photo courtesy ASF The former head of the Macquarie…Read more

Friday, 11th February 2011

  Above : The Finalists from left: John Burn – Many Rivers Opportunities; Alex Shead – Fair Business; Shakthi Sivanathan…Read more

Monday, 20th December 2010

Men’s health charity Movember has named the Macquarie Group as its highest global corporate fundraiser for 2010. Macquarie…Read more

Wednesday, 3rd November 2010

The Macquarie Group Foundation is celebrating its 25 anniversary this year and in celebration, Pr Peter Shergold – Macquarie…Read more

Thursday, 23rd September 2010

The Macquarie Group Foundation – one of Australia’s largest corporate benefactors – has announced the establishment…Read more

About Us

The Macquarie Group Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group. It aims to strengthen
the communities in which Macquarie staff live and work.
For more information about the Foundation’s community activities and grant partners
visit www.macquarie.com/community.

Leadership Team

The Macquarie Group Foundation’s Board comprises senior executives globally within Macquarie
Group who bring specific areas of expertise and experience.
Lisa George is Global Head of the Macquarie Group Foundation

Community

Employee Giving

The Macquarie Group Foundation and Macquarie staff provide support to community organisations
globally each year through financial donations, volunteering and skills sharing, predominantly in the
locations in which Macquarie operates.
Macquarie employees and the Macquarie Group Foundation have given generously to the
community, resulting in more than $A400 million donated to non-profit organisations globally since
1985 (as at 31 March 2020).

Staff Volunteering

Macquarie Group helps strengthen the communities Macquarie staff live and work in by facilitating
thousands of hours of staff volunteering and pro bono programs each year with community
organisations around the world.

Each year, outstanding staff contributions to the community are also recognised through the Staff in
the Community Awards.

Grants

The Macquarie Group Foundation strive for the most significant social impact possible by using the
organisation’s financial resources as well as the skills and networks of Macquarie employees. 
Across the world, there are young people who need greater support to overcome the social barriers
they face. The global grant making focus aims to break down these barriers and provide social and
economic opportunities to those who will benefit most. 
The majority of the Foundation’s grant funding is directed to organisations supporting social and
economic opportunities for young people in the communities where we live and operate, with each
region concentrating its efforts on issues with local relevance.

Sustainability

News

Tuesday, 6th October 2020

When it comes to corporate philanthropy, there’s never been a year like 2020.  In the first days of January, as the world celebrated…Read more

Wednesday, 28th August 2019

A project looking to eliminate a debilitating skin disease affecting 200 million people globally is among the winners of a $50 million…Read more

Monday, 1st July 2019

Macquarie has become the first major Australian bank to ban the use of its credit cards for gambling, prompting calls for the big four…Read more

Wednesday, 8th May 2019

Finalists for the Macquarie Group’s $50 million grant have been announced, with five Australian not for profits part of the final 12…Read more

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018

Macquarie Group has announced the Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award, a $50 million philanthropic commitment, to initiate or build…Read more

Monday, 17th September 2018

Not for profits have the chance to win one of five $10 million grants, with an Australian banking group making a $50 million philanthropic…Read more

Wednesday, 7th June 2017

A business planning competition and small grants program called Kickstarter, funded by the Macquarie Group Foundation for early…Read more

Thursday, 8th December 2016

Afghan migrant and human rights activist Romal Baluchzada has topped the list of Pro Bono Australia’s 2016 Impact 25. More than 18,500…Read more

Tuesday, 18th October 2016

CEO of the Community Foundation for Central Victoria Ann Lansberry will use a social innovation fellowship to learn from the multi-million…Read more

Tuesday, 12th August 2014

The Macquarie Group Foundation is calling for nominations for two awards, including one worth $100,000, which foster social innovation…Read more

Wednesday, 27th November 2013

Kick Starter grants, worth $10,000 each, have been awarded to three social entrepreneurs from the School for Social Entrepreneurs.…Read more

Saturday, 5th October 2013

Understanding the unique demands of the Asia Pacific region and partnerships between government, Not for Profits and business emerged…Read more

Wednesday, 19th December 2012

Three social entrepreneurs from the School for Social Entrepreneurs have been awarded a Kick Starter grant by the Macquarie Group…Read more

Thursday, 6th December 2012

An Australian Not for Profit organisation established to connect the homeless community to the arts as a means of addressing mental…Read more

Wednesday, 29th August 2012

The Macquarie Group Foundation has launched the inaugural David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowship for Not for Profit CEOs plus…Read more

Tuesday, 13th March 2012


Julie White has joined the Australian Scholarship Foundation's Advisory Panel. Photo courtesy ASF The former head of the Macquarie…Read more

Friday, 11th February 2011

  Above : The Finalists from left: John Burn – Many Rivers Opportunities; Alex Shead – Fair Business; Shakthi Sivanathan…Read more

Monday, 20th December 2010

Men’s health charity Movember has named the Macquarie Group as its highest global corporate fundraiser for 2010. Macquarie…Read more

Wednesday, 3rd November 2010

The Macquarie Group Foundation is celebrating its 25 anniversary this year and in celebration, Pr Peter Shergold – Macquarie…Read more

Thursday, 23rd September 2010

The Macquarie Group Foundation – one of Australia’s largest corporate benefactors – has announced the establishment…Read more

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