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Fremantle Foundation

Post Office Box 1397
Fremantle, Western Australia 6595
Australia

Mission

To provide philanthropic advice and administration to individuals, families and businesses who are interested in giving back to the community

Most Meaningful Change

Our biggest success in letting more people know about the joys of philanthropic giving has been the start of Impact100 Fremantle, a giving group that puts all our funds together to make one “game-changing” grant to one local community organization. People love the experience of giving away $1,000 (minimum amount) and knowing exactly where it goes, getting to know the people who will deliver the project we support and knowing that our donations will stay in our community and make it better.

2010 Year Founded
$150,000 Endowment Value
$70,000 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 11.10.14

Population Area Served

200,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationFremantle Foundation
Address 1Post Office Box 1397
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownFremantle
State / RegionWestern Australia
ZIP / Postal Code6595
CountryAustralia
ContinentOceania
Map Address (If Different)5 Norfolk Street
Map City / Town (If Different)Fremantle
Map State / Region (If Different)Western Australia
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)6160
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone410202610
Emaildylan@fremantlefoundation.com
Websitewww.fremantlefoundation.com
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Dylan Smith, Executive Officer
Primary Contact’s NameDylan Smith
Primary Contact’s PositionExecutive Officer
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2010
Mission StatementTo provide philanthropic advice and administration to individuals, families and businesses who are interested in giving back to the community
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced200,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)1
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members5
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$200,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal Year$140,000
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$75,000
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$70,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$150,000
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a slight role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a centrally important role
Grassroots activismPlayed a slight role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed a slight role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed a slight role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed a centrally important role
Government initiative fundingNo role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingNo role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesNo role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodNone
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyNone
NationallyNone
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationCentrally important
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationCentrally important
Board reflective of community diversitySlightly important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsCentrally important
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communitySlightly important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyCentrally important
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureFair amount
EducationNot at all
EnvironmentNot at all
HealthNot at all
Human and social servicesFair amount
Human rightsNot at all
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentNot at all
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyNot at all
Strengthening local or regional governmentNot at all
HousingNot at all
ChildrenFair amount
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingNot at all
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOccasionally
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyNever
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsNever
AdvocacyNever
Loaned staffNever
ResearchNever
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentOccasionally
InternshipsNever
Providing space for local organizationsNever
Access to information technologyNever
Publishing/knowledge sharingNever
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting worse
CrimeGetting worse
Trust among different sections of the communityNo change
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting much worse
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting much worse
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting better
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting much worse
Value of community assetsGetting much worse
Quality of the environmentGetting worse
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsNo change
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityNo change
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyA few small achievements
CrimeA few small achievements
Trust among different sections of the communityA few small achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesA few small achievements
Social position of marginalized groupsA few small achievements
Responsiveness of authoritiesA few small achievements
Appropriateness of public policiesWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Value of community assetsDo not work in this sphere
Quality of the environmentDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityDo not work in this sphere
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsA few small achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communityA few small achievements
Gender equityA few small achievements
Charitable giving through the community foundationSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingDo not work in this sphere
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLittle
Local governmentLittle
National governmentNot at all
UniversitiesLittle
SchoolsNot at all
BusinessesLittle
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Regional association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsNeither helpful or unhelpful
Particular foundationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Other organizationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesYes
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doNo
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentNeither important nor unimportant
More volunteersVery important
Access to advice or technical assistanceNeither important nor unimportant
Better local culture of givingVery important
Stronger civil societyVery important
More responsive authoritiesNeither important nor unimportant
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsOur biggest success in letting more people know about the joys of philanthropic giving has been the start of Impact100 Fremantle, a giving group that puts all our funds together to make one “game-changing” grant to one local community organization. People love the experience of giving away $1,000 (minimum amount) and knowing exactly where it goes, getting to know the people who will deliver the project we support and knowing that our donations will stay in our community and make it better.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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