By working together, we can make a difference
Through our collective giving and partnership approach, Mannifera increases the power and expands the potential of members’ philanthropy.
Mannifera members include private ancillary funds (PAFs), fundholders within public ancillary funds (PuAFs), charitable trusts and individuals.
Members contribute a minimum of $50,000 per annum with a three-year commitment. Some members choose to remain anonymous.
If you are a funder interested in joining, learn more in our Membership Guide.
Leveraging giving through pooled funding.
Supporting a larger and more diverse range of organisations and projects with due diligence provided.
Increasing and deepening civil society and philanthropic sector relationships.
Advancing philanthropic practice through the collective model with a shared commitment to trialling new approaches.
Engaging in an annual program of civil society and peer-led education and learning on the critical issues relevant to our democracy and economy.
Participating in annual Musters that include collective funding decisions and strategic planning.
Some of our Mannifera members currently choose to remain anonymous.
Executive Officer, Mannifera
CEO, Australian Communities Foundation
Georgina Byron AM
Deputy Chair, Mannifera
CEO, The Snow Foundation
Trustee, Ruffin Falkiner Foundation
CEO, Fay Fuller Foundation
Karen Loblay AM
Director, Just World Investments
Philanthropy & Engagement Lead, Australian Communities Foundation
Sam Meers AO
Trustee, Nelson Meers Foundation
Jill Reichstein OAM
Chair, Reichstein Foundation
Executive Director, CAGES Foundation
Joe Skrzynski AO
Chair, Skrzynski Family Sky Foundation
Director, The Snow Foundation
The WeirAnderson Foundation
Senior Philanthropy & Non-Profit Services Manager, Perpetual
Mannifera partners with the Reichstein Foundation, Australian Communities Foundation and Philanthropy Australia. The Reichstein Foundation and ACF have provided the critical leadership, resourcing and in-kind support to develop and grow Mannifera. Philanthropy Australia has supported and enabled Mannifera to be part of the Australian philanthropic sector.