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2020 Community Grant winners

Well done to all our 2020 community grant winners.

This year, we donated $400,000 to 18 amazing community organisations making a positive impact both in Australia and overseas.

 

See winners in the following categories:

 

Planet   People   Animals

 

Planet

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Environs Kimberley
The Kimberley’s Fitzroy is one of the world’s last great free-flowing rivers. National Heritage listed for its natural and cultural values, it's the last global stronghold of the Freshwater Sawfish whose lineage has existed for 60 million years.
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Positive Change For Marine Life
Positive Change for Marine Life are developing a whole-of-catchment approach to how our communities engage with and manage our waterways, whilst addressing the range of impacts that we are having upon them.
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Rainforest Rescue
Rainforest Rescue's project will continue work in returning fifteen hectares of once stripped sugarcane fields back to thriving, richly biodiverse rainforest habitat for Daintree flora and fauna.
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The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
The Bower Reuse and Recycle Centre's 'More than a Chair' project will provide recycled furniture and household essentials to people who are moving into supported accommodation or community housing, following a period of homelessness, which may be due to financial instability, escaping domestic violence, or a newly arrived refugee family.
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Planting Seeds
The Refuge ‘B’ project will train 20 refugees to create habitats for native Australian birds, bees and bats and drive intercultural approaches to sustainability.
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Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network
SEED Mob's goal is to empower Aboriginal young people to protect country and build strong, resilient sustainable communities powered by renewable energy.

People

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Love Mercy Foundation
Love Mercy will create an emergency response fund to safeguard the livelihoods, food security and health of the most vulnerable communities in Northern Uganda during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Free To Feed
Free to Feed's 'Brave Meals' are a delicious rotating menu of nourishing, home-delivered meals made through the employment of refugees and people seeking asylum, who are experiencing economic and social barriers.
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Free To Shine
Free To Shine’s Social Work Project will provide 600 Social Work Visits to school aged girls across the Siem Reap Province identified as most at risk of being trafficked into the commercial sex industry in Cambodia.
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Ishar Multicultural Women's Health Services
Ishar Multicultural Women's Health Services will provide a program supporting and empowering refugee and migrant women who are experiencing family and domestic violence.
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We Care Connect
We Care Connect collects good quality, pre-loved baby and children’s clothes and equipment, and recycles them to give free to young families in need through partnerships with local family support agencies.
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Melbourne Food Hub & Sustain
Sustain's urban food justice project will create a flourishing, vibrant urban farm in the heart of Preston, Melbourne.

Animals

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Wildlife Asia
Now under even greater threat from poaching as we emerge from a world health crisis, protecting the Sumatran rhino and their habitat in the Leuser Ecosystem has never been more critical.
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Bangalow Koalas
Bangalow Koalas aims to protect and save vulnerable koala populations in the Northern Rivers of NSW.
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Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia
BOS Australia is on a mission to protect Bornean orangutans and their habitat. Every single orangutan that is rescued, rehabilitated and released is a step towards helping this critically endangered species to survive.
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Greyhound Rescue
Greyhound Rescue's project will continue developing a program that will see greyhounds homed safely while enriching the lives of those in aged care.
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WOTCH
WOTCH’s ‘Detect and Protect’ project will use thermal imaging cameras, camera traps and on-ground wildlife surveys to protect threatened species habitat.
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Mandurah Wildlife Rescue
Mandurah Wildlife Rescue's project will upgrade facilities in their ICU and the quarantine rooms to care for native Australian wildlife.