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Photo – Board and funders pictured at Tomorrow Today’s annual celebration. From left: Alberto Furlan, Senior Program Manager, The Ian Potter Foundation; Ken Bertalli, The Dick and Vera Educational Program; Jeremy Kirkwood, Trustee, The RE Ross Trust; Sally Gamble and Nick Taylor, Directors; Geoff Nicholson, Trustee, The RE Ross Trust; Bill Dobson, Liz Chapman and Adrian Aldous, Directors; Sylvia Admans, CEO, The RE Ross Trust; Louise Pearce, Director.

Change evident

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Tomorrow Today’s recent Annual Celebration, held at the Lakeside Community Centre, attracted a large gathering that included donors, community and school partners, interested community members, and volunteers. A number of funding partners from Melbourne also attended the evening: The Ian Potter Foundation was represented by Senior Program Manager, Dr Alberto…

CF award 2017 with Dylan Smith ACP Chair

National recognition

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Tomorrow Today Foundation has been recognised as an inspiring example of the Community Foundation sector in Australia. The 2017 Community Foundation Awards were presented during the recent three day national conference.  Tomorrow Today was one of two recipients of the 2017 Award for ‘enabling and creating impact, positive change and…

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Low interest loan to Tomorrow Today breaks new ground

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The William Buckland Foundation’s collaboration with Benalla’s Tomorrow Today Foundation is breaking new ground in philanthropy, according to its Chairman, Mr Sandy Clark. “As a perpetual charitable foundation, the low interest loan we have provided to Tomorrow Today, to help it purchase the Cecily Court property, reflects new trends in…

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Melbourne Recital Centre Experience

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Local students have had a remarkable musical experience thanks to world-class music venue, the Melbourne Recital Centre. During Term Three, Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) has run an outreach program at Benalla P-12 College involving their Year 7 ‘Hands On Learning’ students and a group of Year 4’s The MRC program…

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Hands On Learning Changing Futures

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A program that gives Benalla young people confidence and skills to continue their education has saved some of them from a possible lifetime of unemployment or welfare, according to one of the teachers involved. Peter Janas was a teacher in the Hands on Learning program at Benalla P-12 College for…

Liz Chapman
Ms Elizabeth Anne CHAPMAN:
For service to education, and to the community.
Service includes:
Deputy Chair, Tomorrow: Today Foundation, current; Chair, 2002-2005; Company Secretary, 2008-2009; Founder, 1999. Convenor, Education Benalla Program, since 2008. Speaker, National Conference, Philanthropy Australia, 2014 and 2016. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, UnitingCare Goulburn North East, 2014. Director, Goulburn-Ovens TAFE, 2003-2007. Director, YWCA Victoria, 1990s. Session facilitator, Regional Australia Summit, Canberra, 1999. Member, National Agricultural Advisory Committee, CSIRO, 1980s. Member, National Women's Consultative Council, 1980s.
Photo by Libby Price

Driven by social injustice

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By Libby Price. Liz Chapman is something of a person ahead of the times. As a young mother living in Goomalibee, she studied a Graduate Diploma in Community Development at the University of Western Sydney as a distance education student, specialising in rural development and rural change processes. She always…

Welcome to Tomorrow Today

Tomorrow Today Foundation is about community philanthropy – local people improving Benalla and surrounds through thoughtful, structured and focused giving of time, money and skills.

We work with individuals and organisations across business, government and community to create and sustain vibrant projects and activities.

Our major project is the Education Benalla Program, which improves educational outcomes for Benalla’s children. With families, schools and the community we support children at critical times, from cradle to career.

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Tomorrow Today “Making a difference in our community” showcases our 2017 highlights, programs, achievements, volunteers, partners and participants.