FOUNDATION

ENHANCING
THE COMMUNITY
AROUND US

LUMINIS FOUNDATION

Central to the philosophy of Luminis Partners is the Luminis Foundation, grounded in the strong belief that business success sits hand-in-hand with active community involvement and enhancing the community around us.

A portion of the profits of Luminis Partners is directed to the Luminis Foundation for causes in the community focused on arts, education, health and welfare

In our inaugural year, the Luminis Foundation pledged $1m to the formation of a scholarship program at UNSW, this was soon followed by a second round of grants to the National Institute of Dramatic Art and the Thrive Refugee Enterprise.

ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT

A $300,000 multi-year funding to The National Institute of Dramatic Arts to assist Indigenous creative professionals undertaking a Master of Fine Arts in Cultural Leadership.

Jan 2017

A $300,000 multi-year funding for Thrive Refugee Enterprise, a Charity established to provide micro finance and mentorship  to refugees who aspire to self- employment and business ownership in Australia.

Nov 2016

A $1m scholarship program at the University of NSW including an international exchange at The Wharton School of Pennsylvania. The scholarship will provide full tuition fees and stipend for a full-time MBA student each year for 11 years.

April 2016

Business success sits hand-in-hand with active community involvement and enhancing the community around us

Craft ACT’s Mel George receives Indigenous Fellowship for MFA at NIDA

A $300,000 grant by the Luminis Foundation intended, in part, to assist Indigenous creative professionals undertaking a Master of Fine Arts in Cultural Leadership at NIDA.

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Glass artist Mel George to spur on Aboriginal reconciliation through the arts and culture

As the inaugural recipient of a six-year grant worth $300,000, Ms George (pictured) will undertake a Master of Fine Arts in cultural leadership at NIDA to forward the momentum of reconciliation.

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Luminis launches MBA grant

The program, which will provide full tuition fees and a stipend, or salary, for the 16 month course, marks the official launch of the Luminis Foundation, the vehicle the bankers vowed to set up to support the arts, education, health and welfare.

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Luminis Partners and UNSW to launch $1m scholarship program

Luminis Partners, through the Luminis Foundation, and AGSM@UNSW Business School will launch a $1m MBA scholarship program at UNSW.

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Luminis Partners link up with chancellor David Gonski’s UNSW

Luminis Partners committed $1 million to a scholarship program at the UNSW Business School, which includes an international exchange at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


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NIDA receives $300,000 over 6 years for Indigenous Fellowship in Cultural Leadership

NIDA receives $300,000 over 6 years for Indigenous Fellowship in Cultural Leadership and graduate director’s studio.

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Veteran investment bankers aim to set example for sector

Investment banking veteran Simon Mordant hopes his young firm’s new scholarship program will set an example for the beleaguered financial services sector.

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Wuthathi and Torres Strait Island woman Jax Cornforth awarded fellowship to study at NIDA

Congratulations to Jax Cornforth, recipient of the 2020 Luminis Foundation Indigenous Fellowship for Cultural Leadership.

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