Perpetual is one of Australia’s largest managers and distributors of philanthropic funds with $2.6 billion in funds under advice (as at 30 June 2020). Perpetual is trustee for many charitable trusts and endowments and provides individuals and families with advice on establishing charitable foundations and structured giving programs. Perpetual also assists charities and not-for-profit organisations with investment advice and management.
Perpetual is generously supporting Australian Scholarships Foundation in the following ways:
- SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BOARD MEMBERS OF NFP ORGANISATIONS: Perpetual, with the support of the Perpetual Foundation and the J.S. Love Trust has funded almost 1,700 full scholarships for the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors course, the Role of the Not-for-Profit Chairman course and the Advanced Not-for-Profit Governance course, between 2011 and 2016. Perpetual has also funded other scholarships for NFP Directors through the Australian Scholarships Foundation.
- FULBRIGHT PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP IN NON-PROFIT LEADERSHIP: In 2019, 2020 and 2021 Perpetual sponsored the Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership.
- GOVERNANCE PROGRAMS FOR INDIGENOUS BUSINESS LEADERS: In 2019 and 2021 Perpetual sponsored the Perpetual / Australian Institute of Company Directors – Company Directors Course for Indigenous Business Leaders scholarships to support Indigenous business leaders through access to governance training.
- IT SUPPORT: Perpetual assisted the Australian Scholarships Foundation with Phase 1 of its online application processing system and database of scholarships.