Our story

Local Impact began as the Inner West Community Foundation in 2019 and has grown from a vision to use local business acumen, strategic vision, and community insights to power community ideas in the inner west.

Our people

The talented and committed Local impact team offer an array of opportunities to expand your idea, business or community organisation. The breadth and depth of abilities on the Local Impact board are the inspiration for our growth.

You can get involved

Would you like to support our mission to grow the inner west, creating fair, inclusive, resilient and progressive communities.

You can get involved in a range of ways.


The wonderful work of volunteers across our projects, such as the Westsider writers or the Community Bike Hub mechanics, strengthen our community connection.

Share ideas

Our community is rich with ideas. Share yours.


Great things happen when connections are made between business and community. If your business wants to make and impact in your community, talk to us.

Local Impact  is a child safe organisation and has taken deliberate steps to safeguard children from physical, sexual, emotional and psychological abuse and neglect. We put children’s safety and wellbeing first and have embedded a commitment to child safety in every aspect of our organisation. View our Child Safety Code of Practice.