Inner North Community Foundation
Providing opportunities for people to volunteer is a hallmark of civic life. These contributions power the collective good of local community groups all over the country, and are crucial to the relevance and sustainability of not-for-profit organisations.

The Inner North Community Foundation is no different. Our small part-time staff team of two is supported by over 20 volunteers, who give their time in different ways – from providing strong leadership around the board table, to extending our reach into local communities through social media, to researching local social enterprises.

The Inner North Community Foundation focuses on Melbourne’s Inner North, the areas covered by Darebin, Moreland and Yarra local governments. We know that a fundamental principle of effective place-based models is that people affected by the work should have avenues to participate in the decision-making process.

Creating space for people fulfills the vision of the Foundation in clear ways:



  • Prosperous: Volunteering can give some people the opportunity to use existing skills and learn new ones, with a view to stepping into paid work.


  • Connected:…

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