How We Help
Every year we’re able to make a difference to thousands of people across the country with funds generously donated by compassionate Australians. We support initiatives that benefit the disadvantaged, marginalised and socially isolated people in our community, no matter their gender, ethnicity, age or ability.
Twice per year, in March and September, the Foundation provides individual grants of up to $15,000 to a range of innovative community projects that break down social isolation and alleviate the impact of poverty on individuals and families. During the 2018/19 financial year we:
In 2012 the Foundation launched a Tertiary Scholarship Program to empower dedicated students from out-of-home-care backgrounds to transform their lives through education. During the 2018/19 financial year we:
Our partnership with the Asylum Seekers Centre provides safe accommodation and welfare services to dozens of displaced people every year. In 2014 the Foundation invested $2,360,000 in the purchase of a residential building, Providence House, and has been responsible for its ongoing maintenance since then. During the 2018/19 financial year:
In February 2020 we partnered with The Salvation Army to provide housing assistance for victims of slavery and human trafficking in Australia. This program is currently in its pilot stage.
Read about the people and organisations that are making a difference thanks to funding from the Foundation.
Index of projects that have received grants.
Short videos of our scholarship and grant recipients.