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August 30, 2016

Media Release: Grants program provides $31.2 million benefit to disadvantaged South Australians

A report into a grants program set-up by one of the State’s largest philanthropic funds, The Wyatt Trust, has found it has benefited low income and disadvantaged South Australians to the sum of $31.2 million in the last eight years. The report, titled ‘A Home…

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April 29, 2016

Wyatt and James and Diana Ramsay Foundation Receive Best Large Grant Award

  Wyatt was thrilled to receive Philanthropy Australia’s 2016 Best Large Grant Award with the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation for our collaborative work to enhance school retention, education re-engagement, resilience and wellbeing for vulnerable young South Australians. Announced in Melbourne on the 19th April,…

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June 10, 2015

Towards Resilient Futures for Disadvantaged Young People

The Wyatt Trust is delighted to be supporting a comprehensive three year program to measure, build and embed wellbeing and resilience amongst a cohort of 850 disadvantaged young people from across Adelaide. The program, jointly funded by The Wyatt Trust and James and Diana Ramsay…

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February 4, 2015

Philanthropy and the Power of Collective Impact

On 3rd February 2015 Adelaide’s philanthropic community came together at a breakfast hosted by Philanthropy Australia, Together SA and The Wyatt Trust to hear from Dr Michael McAfee, Director of the Promise Neighbourhoods Institute in the USA, about the power of collective action to bring…

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June 6, 2014

Australian Centre for Community Services Research opens in Adelaide

2 June 2014 The Wyatt Trust was delighted to participate in the launch of the Australian Centre for Community Services Research earlier this week. The Centre sits within the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University, with Anglicare SA as the principle and…

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March 21, 2014

$5 Benefit for Every Dollar Spent: Wyatt Research Affirms Financial Counselling Benefits

Over sixty representatives from the community services sector, government and academia gathered at The University of Adelaide on 19 March to see Paul Clitheroe AM, Chairman of the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board and prominent financial commentator, release a cost benefit analysis of financial counselling…

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February 20, 2014

Lord Mayor Honours Dr William Wyatt

On Wednesday, 5 February 2014, Adelaide’s Lord Mayor, Stephen Yarwood, hosted a reception in the Queen Adelaide Room at the Town Hall to honour the achievements of The Wyatt Trust, and in particular to acknowledge the bequest of Dr Wyatt, which was recently named among…

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November 18, 2013

Interest Surges in Social Impact Investment

The 7th November seminar on social impact investment, jointly hosted by the Social Impact Investment Network SA (SIINSA) and the New Venture Institute (NVI) at Flinders University and sponsored by The Wyatt Trust, drew a significant crowd of interested parties from across the social spectrum…

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October 14, 2013

Wyatt Trust in Australia’s Top 50 Philanthropic Gifts

14 October 2013 The bequest of William Wyatt, founder of The Wyatt Trust, was today named among Australia’s Top 50 philanthropic gifts. Co-ordinated by The Myer Family Company, The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund, Pro Bono Australia, Philanthropy Australia and the Asia-Pacific Centre for…

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August 30, 2013

MoneySmart Week 1 – 7 Sept 2013

MoneySmart Week is an annual national initiative promoting the importance of financial literacy through the collaboration of over 100 organisations from the private, public and community sectors. Co-ordinated by the Australian Government’s Financial Literacy Board, the objective of the initiative is to draw attention to…

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