Pronouncing “Lysicrates”



The Lysicrates Foundation is an Australian public company limited by guarantee and is the trustee of a public fund known as the Lysicrates Cultural Fund. The Foundation was incorporated for the principal purpose of being a not-for-profit organisation promoting the performing arts and the visual arts in Australia.

The Foundation will pursue its purpose by, among other things, staging an annual playwriting competition known as The Lysicrates Prize Competition and funding the maintenance of the Choregic Monument of Lysicrates in Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden. In 2015, the Federal Government endorsed the aims of the Foundation by according it Deductible Gift Recipient status.

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