September 29, 2023

The Future2 Basis is now accepting functions for the 2023 Make the Distinction!
Grants course of, open from 1 August to 10 September 2023.

In a nod to the exercise of the previous Affiliation of Monetary Advisers (AFA) Basis,
Future2 has broadened its eligibility standards for neighborhood grants, supporting applications for
Australians of any age, not only for these between 12-25 years.

Moreover, Future2 has expanded its scope to be the muse of the monetary companies
occupation, encouraging all monetary companies professionals to appoint a neighborhood trigger
for funding.

From 1 August 2023, all monetary companies professionals are inspired to appoint causes
which can be significant to them to obtain a one-year grant of as much as $10,000. This 12 months
nominations could be made for a trigger that helps Australians in want by means of:
• schooling, together with monetary literacy, abilities coaching, and management improvement
• engagement, together with mentoring and juvenile justice applications
• employment, together with work expertise and job readiness coaching
• wellbeing, together with psychological well being applications and assist companies, and
• unbiased residing and social inclusion.

“Future2 stays centered on supporting small, neighborhood causes nominated by monetary
companies professionals, the place they will see the ‘cash at work’,” says Julie Berry, chair of
the Future2 Basis.

“The inspiration will now have the ability to make a good larger distinction because it brings collectively the
means and attain of the broader monetary companies neighborhood.
“The mixed affect of Future2 now consists of over 150 neighborhood applications price $1.6
million in whole.”

Future2 welcomes new Board members
Future2 can also be welcoming two new members to its board: former AFA basis chair
David Slovinec and monetary companies government Steve Thomson.

Mr Slovinec has been within the monetary companies business since 2007, together with seven years on
the AFA board, the place he has performed an in depth function supporting the monetary adviser

Mr Thomson is an government with over 30 years of company monetary companies expertise in
start-up and blue-chip organisations, together with ING, Westpac, Avant, Zurich and Clearview
Monetary Companies.

Mr Slovinec says: “I’m actually excited to be part of the Future2 Basis, and I
encourage previous AFA members & AFA Basis supporters to get behind the grants
initiative and nominate a worthy trigger to obtain a Future2 grant.”

Ms Berry says: “We’re very lucky to have executives of the calibre of Dave and Steve
becoming a member of the board. With their management, mixed with a broader grant eligibility, Future2
can proceed to develop its affect, aiming to distribute one other $150,000 in grant funding in

“A giant thanks to our sponsor Tangelo Recommendation Consulting who proceed to be a valued
supporter of Future2.”

Mr Slovinec says Future2’s willingness to broaden its scope in consideration of the previous
AFA Basis exhibits that it’s severe about making an actual distinction.

“The AFA Basis was all about representing one of the best of the monetary recommendation neighborhood
and making a distinction to enhance the lives of all Australians.

“I stay up for working with the Board in ensuring that Future2 continues to make a
distinction to communities throughout the nation,” he says.

Future2 opens registrations for main fundraising occasions
Future2’s main Future2 fundraising occasions are actually open for registration: the Future2
Wheel Traditional and the Future2 Hike Problem. Each occasions can be held between 16 and 19
November 2023 within the lead as much as the FAAA convention.

“The Future2 Wheel Traditional will trip by means of a few of the most iconic routes round
Adelaide, whereas the Hike Problem will take contributors by means of the picturesque Flinders
Ranges,” Ms Berry stated.

“I strongly encourage the monetary companies neighborhood to register for each occasions to assist
Future2 fundraise for our grants course of and partake in an awesome staff expertise.”

For extra data on the neighborhood grants course of, the Future2 Wheel Traditional and the
Future2 Hike Problem, go to