Systems change and philanthropy: Taking risks and achieving greater impact

What can be achieved when a global group of philanthropic foundations come together to explore what risk looks like when trying to achieve greater impact through systems change for complex problems?  We aimed to explore this by working with the Social Innovation Exchange and their Funders Node – the bringing together of over 50 different foundations from around the world. In an Australian first, a funders retreat was held with participants from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK, Germany, South Africa and Denmark to go deep on issues relating to systems…

AdMental 2018

The Fay Fuller Foundation is again pleased to support the second AdMental event on Thursday 5 April at Bonython Hall. Pitching two leading advertising agencies against each other to create an advertisement promoting mental health, AdMental builds upon the conversation aiming to de-stigmatise issues relating to mental health.  This year’s event will also have a focus on first responders. So come along for a thought provoking and fun evening and hear the expert panel discuss each advertisement.  All proceeds go towards supporting the Don Dunstan Foundation’s work in mental health. …

Ad Mental – a fun take on mental health messaging

We are proud to be partnering with the Don Dunstan Foundation during Public Health Week to bring a fun event to the general public focusing on mental health. What does a preventative mental health message, much like Slip, Slop, Slap for cancer prevention, look like? Two of Adelaide’s best creative agencies will battle it out with a short TV advertisement they’ve developed to tackle that question.  A panel discussion with marketing and mental health experts will follow.  Hosted by comedian Greg Fleet it will be a fun and thought provoking…