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Stay up to date with the latest news on how Macquarie staff and the Foundation are helping to strengthen communities.
The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index 2018
The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index, released today reveals that almost half of young people in the UK (44%) fear that the economy will provide fewer job opportunities for their generation in the next three years.
Local giving model drives positive community impact
In the London borough of Islington, a local not-for-profit organisation is focused on making small but impactful changes to assist disadvantaged people in the community.
Volunteering program benefits charities and staff
The BIG Alliance (Businesses for Islington Giving) facilitates the Community Resourcing (CoRe) programme in London each year and brings together local charities with volunteers from Macquarie and law firm, Slaughter and May.
Staff respond to natural disasters in Americas
The Americas have been affected by an unprecedented number of natural disasters and extreme weather conditions in the region this year. Macquarie staff, in partnership with the Macquarie Group Foundation, quickly mobilised to help those impacted by launching coordinated disaster relief and recovery initiatives.
Fourth annual Foundation festival ignites staff passion
Macquarie staff and the Macquarie Group Foundation contributed more than $A2 million to community organisations globally as part of its annual Foundation Week held in October.
After-school education vital for social mobility
Kanna Mihara, a Vice President in Macquarie’s Tokyo office knows how tough it can be to overcome economic disadvantage and wants to share her experience with students facing the same challenges. In fact, the OECD recently estimated that one in six kids in Japan are from households classed as experiencing relative poverty
Empowering others through access to education
Education has been a powerful enabler in Artur Kaluza’s life, so when he was looking for ways to give back to the community, empowering others through access to education resonated with him.
The transformational power of music
New York’s Carnegie Hall needs no introduction, but the transformational work that the famous music hall does with men in the Sing Sing Correctional Facility just might. For nearly ten years, men incarcerated at the maximum security facility have created and performed music side-by-side with visiting artist facilitators from Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.
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Other ways Macquarie is involved in the community
Macquarie Sports enhances the fitness and wellbeing of young people through sporting clinics and associated programs.Learn more about Macquarie Sports
Macquarie Group Collection
The Macquarie Group Collection is recognised as a significant collection of contemporary Australian art. The Collection’s philosophy is to focus on works by emerging Australian artists.Learn more about the Macquarie Group Collection
Macquarie supports a range of industry associations and community organisations through its corporate sponsorship program, with a particular focus on the arts.Learn more about Macquarie Sponsorships