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Strategic grants

Our strategic winners are privately selected on the basis of their ongoing, high impact work addressing our climate change funding priorities. We use our strategic funding to try and support and scale effective climate change projects.

More specific information on our grant selection process can be found within our Theory of Change.


Stopping sources of carbon

Food Frontier
We’re funding the work of Food Frontier – Australia and New Zealand’s think tank on alternative proteins – to help diversify protein supply with nutritious and sustainable alternatives.
Beyond Zero Emissions
We’re funding Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) to support their work establishing Renewable Energy Industrial Precincts (REIP) across Australia.
Environmental Justice Australia
Environmental Justice Australia (EJA) is a leading public interest legal organisation. Their lawyers act on behalf of people and community organisations to safeguard health; to protect magnificent forests, rivers and wildlife; and to tackle climate change.


Supporting carbon sinks

Greenfleet is a leading Australian not-for-profit environmental organisation protecting our climate by restoring our forests.
Blue Carbon Lab
We are working with the Blue Carbon Lab - a research lab within Deakin University – to fund innovative research into Australia’s coastal vegetated systems (seagrass meadows, tidal marshes, mangrove forests), collectively known as Blue Carbon ecosystems.
The Wilderness Society
Across Australia the Wilderness Society works to restore and protect nature and wildlife, to sustain ecosystems and build resilient communities.
Wildlife of the Central Highlands (WOTCH) is a grassroots organisation working towards the protection of Victoria’s native forests.
The Orangutan Project
The Orangutan Project is striving for a world where all of Indonesia’s wild species roam safe and free in their protected, natural habitat.


Empowering women & girls

Karrkad Kandji Trust
The Australian Ethical Foundation is working with Mimal Land Management Aboriginal Corporation and the Karrkad Kanjdji Trust (KKT) to support Indigenous women rangers in West and Central Arnhem Land.
Fistula Foundation
The Fistula Foundation is the global leader in fistula treatment, providing more surgeries to more women than any other organisation.
Living Goods
The Foundation is supporting Living Goods to reliably deliver lifesaving, critical medicines to the doorsteps of millions in Kenya and Uganda, at an affordable price.
Pollinate Group
Pollinate Group empowers women from neglected communities in India and Nepal as entrepreneurs and leaders for change.
We’re working with ygap to fund their yher program, ygap’s female-focussed accelerator program



The MAWA Trust
The Medical Advances Without Animals Trust’s aim is to advance medical science without using animals or animal products for biomedical research.

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, present and emerging and thank them for protecting Country since time immemorial.