TABITHA LOVETT has been appointed as the new grants manager at the Victoria Law Foundation.
The role involved managing the Foundation’s grants program, which awards more than $500,000 in grants every year for innovative legal projects through its general and small grant program. She will also assist grant applicants with their projects, including developing project plans and budgets and exploring opportunities to work with the Foundation’s Publishing Program.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Lovett was the manager of the Public Interest Law Clearing House (PILCH) which assists individuals from disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds and community-based no-profit organisations to access pro bono legal advice and assistance. She was also involved in the development and establishment of PilchConnect, a new specialist service at PILCH which provides legal and legally related services and training to the community sector. Prior to that, she was a solicitor in the construction practice of Mallesons Stephen Jaques.