Maree Sidey

About Maree Sidey

Maree has been Chief Executive Officer of Australian Communities Foundation since 2015.

Australian Communities Foundation is a community of giving, powered by a courageous ambition: a fairer and more sustainable Australia. As a broker of change we connect those who can give with the people and organisations leading the way.

Prior to this role, spent twenty years working in the For-Purpose sector including family services, youth mental health, and drug and alcohol organisations.

Maree also holds Non-Executive Director roles at Australian Community Philanthropy and Australian Progress. Maree is grateful to the following organisations who have supported her career.

• Centre for Social Impact, MBA Social Impact Scholarship, 2017
• Harvard Club of Australia Non-Profit Fellowship, 2014
• Chief Executive Women (CEW), Women in Leadership Fellowship 2012

In her spare time, Maree is a passionate gardener and a Mum of 3 boys – 5, 12 and 14.


Adapting to COVID-19: The Changing Face of Philanthropy

2020 06 11

Philanthropy has long been a driving force for social impact. As the recent COVID-19 crisis has shown, Asian philanthropists’ are exhibiting great flexibility in responding to urgent needs whilst remaining cognisant of long term goals. In this session hear from organisations…Read More

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