Having supported hundreds of women over the past 10 years, on International Women’s Day philanthropy advisor Julia Keady reflects on one incredible woman whose love of humanity is having a ripple effect beyond her wildest dreams.
From an original bequest or £275,000, Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has distributed $117 million since it was established in 1951. CEO Lin Bender explains how the Trust operates and what it’s achieved so far.
Around 80 per cent of the artworks in the National Gallery of Victoria’s collection were purchased through a generous bequest left by a colonial businessman more than 100 years ago. Here’s how his long-lasting legacy is managed.