Swimathon poster for Cluj Community Foundation

Cluj Community Foundation

Supporters of the Swimathon, organized by the Cluj Community Foundation in Romania, invite the community to participate and enjoy a swimming competition sponsored by local donors.

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In Asia and Africa, the legal and fiscal environments for community foundations tend to be unfavorable.

Australia’s community foundations

The Victorian Community Foundation, Australia’s first, was established in 1983 by the ANZ Bank Trustees and was not a traditional “community-owned” community foundation. The first public community foundation, in Tasmania, was established in 1995 and Melbourne followed in 1997. In 2000 the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) was established in part to support the development of community foundations.

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