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Strategic Grants

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.

Helping stop sources of carbon

Food Frontier
We’re funding the work of Food Frontier – Australia and New Zealand’s think tank on alternative proteins.
Environmental Justice Australia
EJA act to safeguard health, to protect magnificent forests, rivers and wildlife and to tackle climate change.
Original Power
Original Power’s mission is to build the power, skills, capacity and collective capability of First Nations people.
Environs Kimberley
Environs Kimberley is dedicated to looking after the health of the land and waters of the Kimberley region.
Beyond Zero Emissions
We’re funding Beyond Zero Emissions’ work to establish Renewable Energy Industrial Precincts (REIP) across Australia.
Climateworks aims to embed net-zero emissions targets into city decarbonization policies, focusing on transport and buildings.

Supporting carbon sinks

Australian Conservation and Biodiversity Foundation
We are funding the ACBF to protect and restore Australia’s native forests by building capacity across multiple sectors.
Blue Carbon Lab
We are working with the Blue Carbon Lab to fund innovative research into Australia’s coastal vegetated systems.
Accounting For Nature
This project will help establish an online environmental accounting technology platform.
Greenfleet is a leading Australian environmental not-for-profit protecting our climate by restoring our forests.
Wildlife Asia
Wildlife Asia’s aim is to protect Asia’s tropical forests and landscapes that host the highest levels of biodiversity.

Empowering women & girls

Karrkad Kandji Trust
Karrkad Kanjdji Trust (KKT) supports Indigenous women rangers in West and Central Arnhem Land.
Fistula Foundation
The Fistula Foundation is the global leader in fistula treatment, providing more surgeries than any other organisation.
Living Goods
Living Goods deliver lifesaving, critical medicines to the doorsteps of millions in East Africa, at an affordable price.
Pollinate Group
Pollinate Group empowers women from neglected communities in India and Nepal as entrepreneurs and leaders for change.
Love Mercy Foundation
Love Mercy Foundation provides vulnerable women in Uganda with access to seeds, fertilisers and agricultural education.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is uniquely positioned to expose the human cost of climate change and advance urgently needed policies.
One Girl
The Girls Emerge Program has successfully graduated 200 young women in Wakiso and Kyankwanzi Districts, Uganda.
Population Services International (PSI)
PSI has developed a seamless digital solution to reframe sexual and reproductive health and rights for women in Kenya.


The MAWA Trust
The Medical Advances Without Animals Trust’s aims to advance medical science without using animals or animal products.
Giving Green
Giving Green & the Australian Ethical Foundation are making it easier for you to give back to the planet.

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