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2018/19 Impact

Activating a nation of givers

OVERVIEW

IN 2018/19, OUR COMMUNITY OF 315 FUNDS DISTRIBUTED 698 GRANTS TO 449 ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS. TOGETHER, WE GRANTED $9,379,996 IN TOTAL: 10.4% OF OUR ENTIRE CORPUS. OUR SMALLEST GRANT WAS $500 AND OUR LARGEST WAS $300,000.

Where our funding landed across Australia and beyond

 

Supporting the causes Australians care about

…to shift the dial on issues across our five focus areas

Tackling Inequality

$4,831,580

 

Tackling Inequality
with the Human Rights Law Centre

Our giving community supported the Human Rights Law Centre to promote women’s reproductive freedom across Australia through the 2018 Impact Fund grant round.

ONE OF 238 CHANGEMAKERS TACKLING INEQUALITY SUPPORTED IN 2018/19

Strengthening Democracy

$1,202,747

 

 

Strengthening Democracy
with the Public Interest Journalism Initiative

In the 2018 Impact Fund grant round, our giving community helped established one of Australia’s only initiatives focused on securing a sustainable ecosystem of independent, pluralistic journalism.

ONE OF 44 CHANGEMAKERS STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY SUPPORTED IN 2018/19

Supporting Indigenous Communities

$803,146

 

 

Supporting Indigenous Communities
with SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children

Our giving community supported SNAICC through the 2018 Impact Fund grant round. This support is helping SNAICC progress its Family Matters campaign to end the over-representation of First Nations children in out-of-home care.

ONE OF 17 CHANGEMAKERS SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES FUNDED IN 2018/19

Safeguarding the Environment

$714,917

 

Safeguarding the Environment
with Farmers for Climate Action

Our giving community supported Farmers for Climate Action (FCA) through the 2018 Impact Fund grant round. This support is helping FCA develop a national strategy on agriculture and climate change.

ONE OF 52 CHANGEMAKERS SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTED IN 2018/19

Building A Culturally Vibrant Society

$1,828,195

 

Building A Culturally Vibrant Society
with fortyfivedownstairs

Melbourne-based not-for-profit fortyfivedownstairs is one of the many organisations facilitating creative expression that our giving community supported in 2018/19.

ONE OF 60+ ARTS & CULTURE ORGANISATIONS SUPPORTED IN 2018/19

Download our 2018/19 Annual Review

Learn more about our impact in 2018/19 and read stories from our giving community.

Grants & Funds 2018/19

Download our Grants & Funds Booklet for 2018/19 for a full list of our funds and the grants they distributed this year.