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 Perpetual


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 ASF in the following ways:

  1. IT Support: Perpetual assisted ASF with Phase 1 of its online application processing system and database of scholarships.
  2. 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 - 2016. Perpetual has also funded other scholarships for NFP Directors through ASF.
  3. Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership: Perpetual has sponsored the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership (more details below).
  4. Company Directors Course for Indigenous Business Leaders: Perpetual has sponsored the inaugural 2019 and 2021 scholarships to support Indigenous business leaders through access to governance training (more details below).



2021 Company Directors Course for Indigenous Business Leaders Scholarships

AICD Company Directors Course for Indigenous Business Leaders

Perpetual, AICD and ASF are pleased to make 17 scholarships available for Indigenous leaders to attend the AICD's Company Directors Course for Indigenous Business Leaders in Perth in June 2021. The scholarships are focused exclusively on supporting Indigenous communities and will be funded by the Fred P Archer Charitable Trust (managed by Perpetual) and the AICD, administered by the ASF and delivered by the AICD.


Key Dates:

Applications will open Tuesday 15 December 2020. Click HERE to find out more and apply!

Deadline extended: Applications will close Friday 5 February 2021 at 5pm AWST

APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED. All applicants will be notified of the outcome by Thursday 11 March 2021 via email.



Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership

ASF, Perpetual, and Fulbright Australia are pleased to offer the 2021 Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership for the ninth year running.

The Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an emerging leader in the charitable not-for-profit sector to undertake a program of research and/or professional development in the United States for a period of 3-4 months. Valued at up to $30,000, the scholarship will enable the right candidate to delve into research or personal development that addresses contemporary issues of relevance, innovation, knowledge development, impact on policy and practice in the NFP sector.

Click HERE to find out more and apply for the Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership. 

Applications have now closed. Sign up to our mailing list to be notified about future rounds.

Would you like to find out more about the Fulbright scholarship? Register your interest HERE.