WHO WE ARE
The Paul Ramsay Foundation was established by Paul Ramsay AO in 2006 and since his death in 2014, it continues through his generous bequest.
We have chosen as our core ambition a commitment to help break the cycle of disadvantage in Australia.
We seek to identify and partner with individuals, communities
To do this, we are guided by evidence and the perspectives of those with whom we work. We welcome expert advice and, as important, the personal testimony and experience of those who have lived with disadvantage.
In this way, we will continue Paul Ramsay’s philanthropic legacy for many years to come.
Since 2016, the Foundation has invested more than $200 million in more than 70 partnerships with individuals and
During 2019, we reflected on the best way to achieve our ambition while building a team and grant-making capability. And so, in future, rather than working in a few defined policy areas, the imperative of alleviating disadvantage will guide our grant choices and partnerships.
Future partnerships will be