Angior Family Foundation is a perpetual charitable trust established by will, with a portion of the income to be paid to charities having as their main purpose the support of the performing arts in Australia .


Anna Wearne Trust ” will, by ensuring funds are provided to appropriate charitable institutions, create opportunities for young people to reach their potential, where such potential is hampered due to disadvantage or inequality.”

ANZ Trustees Ltd is the sole trustee or co-trustee of approximately 400 charitable trusts, settlements and foundation.

Balnaves Foundation provides philanthropic support to organisations that aim to create a better Australia through the arts with a focus on young people, the disadvantaged and indigenous communities.

Besen Family Foundation has been established to build on the philanthropic tradition that encompass three broad areas – Arts and Culture, Health and Welfare and Jewish Interests.

Caledonia Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation which seeks to make a significant, sustainable difference in the lives of disadvantaged young Australians through creative community partnerships.

Colonial Foundation Trust aims to make a positive contribution to society by supporting organisations that work to find solutions for those in need or improve the quality of community life

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal supports the development of regional community foundations, and uses seed funding and challenge grants to move regional development project funding into a more dynamic context

Foundation for Young Australians is an independent national grant-making organisation, funding and working in partnership with youth-led projects, which aim to positively contribute to young people and their communities

Gordon Darling Foundation supports visual arts programs undertaken by Public Institutions throughout Australia and assists in the dissemination of knowledge and enjoyment of the visual

arts to as wide an audience as possible.

Graeme F Smith Peace Trust supports grass roots projects that work for peace through the arts.

Harold Mitchell Foundation joins with others who wish to improve our society to create positive change by recognising new opportunities in the arts

Ian Potter Foundation makes grants for general charitable purposes in Australia that advance knowledge and benefit the community in the areas of the arts

IOOF Foundation provides grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, disadvantaged children and youth and aged care

James N Kirby Foundation distributes grants to charitable, educational and technical bodies throughout Australia in the areas of health, education, technology and science, art, literature.

PO Box 332, Broadway, NSW, 2007. Contact: Jocelyn Sinfield. Phone (02) 9212 2711

John T Reid Charitable Trusts support a range of creative and innovative arts and cultural projects and programs which would advance the interest of both individuals and groups.

Macquarie Group Foundation focus on initiatives which help young people build skills, knowledge and appreciation of the arts. In particular they support programs that help young people from disadvantaged communities access arts education

Matana Foundation for Young People provide assistance to disadvantaged young people in Australia providing them with the opportunity to reach their full educational and social potential

Myer Foundation objective is to improve the lives of people impoverished from personal, environmental, social or cultural disadvantage

Nelson Meers Foundation fosters innovative artistic and cultural expression by encouraging and supporting organisations and projects that advance visual, literary and performing arts

Perpetual Trustee Company Australia Ltd acknowledges the need for organisational support for non-profit organisations to become sustainable and remain focused on their mission

Pratt Foundation funds a variety of philanthropic activities. The choices are made on the basis of the research and initiatives the Foundation undertakes and the foundation does not accept applications.

Rio Tinto Aboriginal Foundation aims to enhance the status and capacities of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, by supporting initiatives that improve education, health and cultural preservation’ and sport

Scanlon Foundation makes grants for general charitable purposes in Australia. Principle areas of interest are cultural diversity and social cohesion

Shark Island Documentary Fund promotes, supports and highlights the importance of documentaries in the Australian community

Sony Foundation Australia considers grant requests from applicants who assist youth under the age of 25 years

Telstra Foundation community development fund supports community organisations to deliver projects which connect children and young people to their communities

Trust Foundation supports charitable purposes including the arts, education, health and the environment.

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation makes distributions to organisations which seek to address the general needs in the community with an emphasis on those which are unable to rely on high profile fundraising from the corporate sector and the general public

Westpac Foundation seeks to create and sustain social enterprises in disadvantaged communities

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust A Churchill Fellowship is the award of an opportunity through the provision of financial support, to enable Australians to travel overseas to undertake an analysis, study or investigation of a project or an issue that cannot be readily undertaken in Australia.

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