Lotterywest has increased its total community grants after achieving a 3.4 per cent lift in sales to $855 million in 2017-18, a notable turnaround from the prior year when it failed to meet its budget.
Veterans’ recruitment organisation Working Spirits is steadily increasing its profile among the Western Australian businesses community, with 10 former veterans recently finding placements, including with mining services business Macmahon Holdings.
Royal Perth Hospital emergency doctor Michelle Johnston has leveraged her career in medicine to drive the direction of her first novel, establishing her credentials as an emerging author in the process.
Not-for-profit community services provider MercyCare has purchased five early learning centres from private operator Acacia Hill Childcare for an undisclosed sum, doubling the group’s existing sector portfolio.
Stan and Jean Perron have announced they will be donating $10 million across 10 years to the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, adding to a multitude of reasons Mr Perron was awarded State Shaper by The 500 Club today.
A team of talented young indigenous artists has brought colour to the walls of a retail space in Watertown, owned by Lendlease, with the opening of a new gallery led by 21-year-old Noongar man Peter Farmer Jnr.
SPECIAL REPORT: Western Australia’s 10 largest philanthropic foundations distributed $65 million last year, but like many charities, some of these organisations are increasingly targeting individual supporters to offset rising fundraising costs.