Macquarie Group Foundation
In Australia we support organisations providing economic engagement for young people through education, employment and training.
Find out more about the Australian focus area by reading research we commissioned by the Centre for Social Impact and worked on with McKinsey & Company and AlphaBeta. We have also commissioned research through the Centre for Evidence and Implementation that reviewed the effectiveness of interventions in educational and employment outcomes for young people.
In the Americas, we support organisations promoting college access, success and career attainment for underrepresented youth.
Here you can find out more about our annual Mentoring Week and our Leadership, Education, Advancement, Development and Support (LEADS) internship program.
Read more about our grant partner Philadelphia Futures and hear more about our strategic grant partnership with The Opportunity Network in the video below.
In Asia we support organisations providing better migration outcomes for migrant workers as a means to combat modern slavery.
Since late 2014, we have been directing efforts towards preventing and responding to modern slavery, including a focus on issues affecting migrant domestic workers. You can find out more about this in our most recent regional research report, which identified key recommendations and insights about how we can create better migration outcomes, and by reading our Grantmaking Framework, which includes progress reports from grant partners.
In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) we support people (16 years and over) to achieve their social mobility aspirations through employment by offering training and reskilling opportunities throughout their lifetime.
In 2020, we ran our inaugural Social Mobility Week, celebrating our grant partners and recognising our organisation as a Top 75 employer in the UK Social Mobility Index.
As a founding funder and member of the BIG Alliance (Businesses for Islington Giving), we have sought to play an integral role in our local community supporting Islington Giving and the BIG Alliance team to run initiatives such as Mentoring Works and the CoRe (Community Resourcing) programme.
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