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2020 Community Grants

2020 Community Grants

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



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.
Positive Change For Marine Life
Positive Change For Marine Life is developing a whole-of-catchment approach to how we manage our waterways.
Rainforest Rescue
Rainforest Rescue's project will work to return fifteen hectares of once stripped sugarcane fields back to rainforest.
The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
This project provides recycled furniture to people moving into supported accommodation or community housing.
Planting Seeds
The Refuge ‘B’ project will train 20 refugees to create habitats for native Australian birds, bees and bats.
Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network
SEED Mob's goal is to empower Aboriginal young people to protect country and build communities powered by renewables.


Love Mercy Foundation
Love Mercy will create an emergency response fund to safeguard vulnerable communities in Northern Uganda.
Free To Feed
Free to Feed's 'Brave Meals' are home-delivered meals made through the employment of refugees and people seeking asylum.
Free To Shine
Free To Shine will provide 600 Social Work Visits to school aged most at risk of being trafficked in Cambodia.
Ishar Multicultural Women's Health Services
A program supporting and empowering refugee and migrant women who are experiencing family and domestic violence.
We Care Connect
We Care Connect collects good quality, pre-loved children’s and baby items to give free to young families in need.
Melbourne Food Hub & Sustain
Sustain's urban food justice project will create a flourishing, vibrant urban farm in the heart of Preston, Melbourne.


Wildlife Asia
Wildlife Asia's project will provide support of the highly effective Wildlife Patrol Teams to protect every rhino.
Bangalow Koalas
Bangalow Koalas aims to protect and save vulnerable koala populations in the Northern Rivers of NSW.
Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia
BOS Australia is on a mission to protect Bornean orangutans and their habitat.
Greyhound Rescue
Greyhound Rescue’s program will see greyhounds homed safely while enriching the lives of those in aged care.
WOTCH’s will use thermal imaging cameras and on-ground wildlife surveys to protect threatened species habitat.
Mandurah Wildlife Rescue
Mandurah Wildlife Rescue's will upgrade facilities in their ICU and the quarantine rooms to care for native wildlife.

Other grant recipients

Australian Ethical acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the country on which we work, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and recognise and celebrate their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and thank them for protecting Country since time immemorial.

See our Reconciliation Action Plan