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$1.25 million investment in jobs and training

Westpac Foundation has awarded $1.25 million in grants to over 100 social enterprises and not-for-profits who are creating job opportunities and providing training and education to enhance employment readiness for people experiencing disadvantage.

Fire, pandemic and a plan

After catastrophic bushfires and a global pandemic, founder of Dunn & Lewis Foundation Gayle Dunn needed a new business plan. 

Dismantling a volunteer relationship

To celebrate National Volunteer Week we took a closer look at Westpac Community Ambassador Gordon Jeffrey’s skilled volunteering relationship with Pat Ryan, CEO of social enterprise Dismantle.

Gift #forgood this Christmas

Consider purchasing gifts from a Westpac Foundation supported social enterprise or community organisation to give the extra gift of social impact this festive season, and help create jobs for people facing barriers to employment.

Collaboration for job creation

Westpac Foundation’s 2020 Impact Report documents the collective impact we’re making - together with our community partners - in local communities across Australia.

$500,000 investment to help create jobs

Westpac Foundation invests $500,000 in four social enterprises to help create more job opportunities for vulnerable Australians.