b'CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS REPORTThe global pandemic continued to impact lives across the past year, necessitating ongoing active responses from governments, individuals and organisations.Across Victoria lockdowns and COVID-related restrictions contributed to isolation and many missed opportunities for young people, with their ability to participate in the larger world put on hold for another year. Finally, I would like to thank all those who donated to the Newsboys Foundation Trust. In particular, I acknowledge It is tough on young people to be isolated from friends,the donations made in memory of Rollo Morgan, whom we peers and mentors at such an important stage. lost in January 2021.During the pandemic, Newsboys was alert to the vitalIn just over a year on the Newsboys Foundation Board, importance of supporting and funding youth mental healthRollo brought the kind of enthusiasm, perspective, energy initiatives and connecting young people to the community. and fresh ideas that all organisations need to thrive.Newsboys focused on collaboration and collective impact,His presence enriched Newsboys. Here at Newsboys, we including new ways of working to strengthen supportextend our condolences to all his family and friends. He is provided to young people.sorely missed.With the philosophy of bringing more to the table than justSandy Shaw money, Newsboys built on our existing partnership with22 December 2021Social Venture Partners (SVP). Following introductions from Newsboys, SVP now provides invaluable support to several organisations in partnership with Newsboys. Some of the remarkable success storiesThank youare profiled in this Annual Report: Live4Life (page 6); Ocean Mind (page 8); Western Edge Youth Arts (page 10). I am fortunate to be helped in my work by some SVP provides pro bono consultancy that not-for-profitexceptional people. With special thanks to:organisations would otherwise be unable to afford orNewsboys Foundation Board of Directors:access. SVP builds the organisation for the future, with anZich Zichy-Woinarski QC, Chairmaneye to financial sustainability, strengthened governancePenny Campbell, Vice Chairmanand board so that the organistation can roll out life- Michelle Collins, Treasurer and Chairman of the Audit changing initiatives to support more young people in need. CommitteeNewsboys Foundation has also built a new partnershipJohn Warner, Chairman of the Investment Committeewith the Gruppetto Fund.David Coombes, Director and pro-bono legal supportClementine Hay, Director (appointed 15/4/21)Gruppetto is run by a group of enthusiastic professionalsRollo Morgan, Director (deceased 15/1/21)with two passions in common: they love cycling and loveJeff Olsen, Directorhelping people thrive.Ann Robinson, DirectorDeryk Stephens, DirectorGruppetto organises cycling events to raise money toNewsboys Foundation Team:donate to the Newsboys Foundation Trust.Kerrie Bradburn, MK Bradburn Contracting P/LFor instance, in 2021 the Newsboys Foundation Trust wasJennifer Edwards, Accountant, Accountive able to provide a larger grant to support Ocean Mind as aSeamus Bradley, Communications and Mediaresult of the Gruppetto Fund donation. Philip Campbell, Philip Campbell DesignNick Place, Noisy Boy MediaOur partnerships with SVP and the Gruppetto Fund haveMeredith OShea, Photographerhelped Newsboys deliver more than just money to supportMiguel Rios, Videographerour grant recipients.Ian Warner, Stockbroker, E.L. & C. Baillieu LimitedSimon Hourigan and Rachelle Lai, Hourigan PartnersWe are very grateful to SVP and Gruppettowho provideGina Fiske, Newsboys Foundation Volunteerpractical examples of people in the community workingI salute all the young people of Victoria who take up each together to strengthen impact and help ensure that everyopportunity to make their lives better and thank all those young person in Victoria reaches their full potential. who support our young people to thrive. NEWSBOYS FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT 20213'