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Philanthropic partners

Make a lasting impact on the lives of others

At MCM, we envision a future where every individual, regardless of their circumstances, has the opportunity to thrive and lead a fulfilling life. Our unwavering commitment is to build a compassionate and inclusive society where no one is left behind, and where the potential of every person is realised to the fullest.

Philanthropic Partnerships are the cornerstone of our success. They are the driving force behind our ability to transform lives and create lasting change in our community. When you become a Philanthropic Partner to MCM, you are not merely contributing; you are becoming a catalyst for profound impact.

Your generosity empowers us to:

  • Provide safe and stable homes for homeless youth and families, offering them a chance to rebuild their lives.
  • Deliver essential support services to individuals facing mental health challenges, ensuring they receive the care and resources they need to heal and thrive.
  • Offer education and employment opportunities to disadvantaged youth, breaking the cycle of poverty and creating a brighter future.
  • Extend our reach to vulnerable and marginalized communities, delivering hope and help where it is needed most.
  • Innovate and adapt to emerging needs, staying at the forefront of social change and community development.

Your support allow us to dream bigger, reach farther, and touch the lives of the most vulnerable individuals within our community. When you join us as a Philanthropic Partner, you become an essential partner in realising our vision of a more compassionate, equitable, and hopeful world for all. Together, we can achieve extraordinary things and leave a legacy of positive change that will endure for generations to come.

Your major donation to MCM is not just a financial contribution; it is an investment in a brighter, more inclusive future for our community. Your support will ripple through countless lives, leaving a lasting impact that reflects your commitment to creating a better world for all. Join us in turning our vision into reality, and together, we will transform lives and build a more compassionate society.

Benefits of Philanthropic Partnership:

  • Personalised service with a dedicated relationship manager
  • Personalised impact report detailing the difference your donations are making.
  • Involvement beyond financial support, such as attending special events, joining advisory committees, or volunteering

Transformational projects

Core programs

Our team is dedicated to disrupting disadvantage, offering services in a number of sectors including:

Why philanthropy is so important

Financial Support:

  • Transform strategic and critical programs and initiatives.
  • Multi-year funding to enable stability and long-term planning.

Strategic Guidance:

  • Provide expertise and advice towards organisational strategy.
  • Help in identifying emerging community needs and address local issues effectively.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Introducing Melbourne City Mission to other potential donors, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Facilitating collaborations with other entities to enhance impact.

Capacity Building:

  • Support staff development and training initiatives to empower our team and enhance organisational capabilities.
  • Provide resources for infrastructure improvements or technology upgrades to improve efficiency.
  • Assist in developing and implementing measurement and evaluation systems to track outcomes and demonstrate impact.

Advocacy and Awareness:

  • Significantly amplify Melbourne City Mission's message and cause through advocating within your own spheres of influence.
  • Together, we can raise awareness about social issues and the importance of supporting vulnerable populations in Victoria.

Philanthropic Partners

The life-changing work that MCM delivers would not be possible without the generous support of donors.

We are honoured to recognise the great generosity of the following partners who share our vision in uplifting and empowering the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community.

Thank you.


Government partner

 Michael Heine Family Foundation blue font with 3 rectangle links                                                                                               Victorian Government

Major Partners

Brian M Davis Foundation

Paul Ramsay

Gandel Foundation

Helen Macpherson
Smith Trust

The Samuel Nissen
Charitable Foundation

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 Joe White Bequest Logo

The Shine On


The Wood Foundation
Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation 100
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Philanthropic Partners

Andrew & Geraldine Buxton Foundation Annie Rose & Andrew Lazer Foundation
Australian Philanthropic Services Foundation Banyule City Council 
Campbell Edwards Trust Collier Charitable Fund Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources  G and S Family Trust
K & J Edwards Pty Ltd NAB Foundation Naphtali Family Foundation Nelson Alexander Charitable Foundation 
Pethard Tarax Charitable Trust RobMeree Foundation Russell and Womersley Foundation The Flora & Frank Leith Charitable Trust 
The Marian & EH Flack Trust The Piers K Fowler Trust The Sir Wilfrew & CH (Roger) Brookes Charitable Foundation The Stuart Leslie Foundation 
The William Angliss (Victoria) Charitable Fund Wilfred Gordon Hunt Foundation Women of the University Fund   

Thank you for considering a Philanthropic Partnership

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