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Surf lifesaving and youth development receive grants in latest round
October 3, 2012

Two organisations from the north of the north are amongst eleven recipients receiving grants from the fourteenth round of the Harcourts Foundation, a charity set up by Harcourts Real Estate Group to provide support that helps, grows and enriches our communities.

This round’s $30,199 was spread over the country with two successful recipients being from West Auckland and Red Beach on the Hibiscus Coast.

Tandem Realty Business Owner Colin Hair says they granted to the Red Beach Surf Lifesaving Club because they do such a fantastic job in the community.

“From training youngsters all the way through to volunteer patrols and first aid work during the season they work really hard.”

Red Beach Surf Lifesaving Club received $3,000 granted by Harcourts Tandem Realty towards funding 35 surf club members to attend and gain First Aid courses. Red Beach Surf Lifesaving spokesperson Debra Cairns says it is a New Zealand Surf …

The Harcourts Foundation Grants $39,000 to Charity
August 19, 2012

Eight Australian-based charities have received funding grants totalling $39,411 as part of the latest round of funding grants from The Harcourts Foundation.

In Queensland, a grant of $3,051 was provided to the Caboolture Regional Domestic Violence Service, $4,560 was granted to Supporting Chemotherapy in Cooloola, and $15,000 was provided to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.

A $5,000 grant was provided to the Nature Foundation South Australia and a further $1,000 was granted to Life Education South Australia.

Two charities in Tasmania also received funding grants including the University of Tasmania Foundation for $5,000 and the Edmund Rice Camps Tasmania for $4,000.

In Western Australia, the Breast Cancer Network Australia also received a funding grant of $1,800.

The money granted will provide these charitable organisations with the funds to carry out important research and development projects, purchase vital equipment for those in need, and run significant community projects and …

Twelve groups benefit from NZ’s largest real estate group
July 30, 2012

Twelve organisations from around New Zealand have benefited from the latest round of the Harcourts Foundation funding, a charity set up by Harcourts Real Estate Group to provide support that helps, grows and enriches our communities.

This round’s $31,261 was spread over the country with five successful recipients from Auckland; two based in the central North Island, one from Wellington, three in Christchurch and one from the south of the South Island.

With grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 recipients came from groups such as lifesaving, early childcare, community centres, and child youth and family groups who all provide an amazing services for those in need.

These grants takes the amount donated by New Zealand since the Foundation was established in mid-2008 to more than $490,000.00 and $316,365.21 has been granted to a total of 132 New Zealand organisations and charities.

As Harcourts New Zealand CEO Hayden Duncan explains, more …

An Incredible Journey to Make an Incredible Difference
July 23, 2012

Earlier this year a courageous group of people set themselves a goal of trekking through the jungles of Papua New Guinea along the Kokoda track.

Along with the physical demands of this trip the team also sought to raise money for The Harcourts Foundation on behalf of Beyond Blue, Australia’s national depression initiative.

A group of 20 Harcourts professionals from around Australia started the challenging training regime, kept in contact with each other’s progress, and motivated each other for the arduous hike.  Along with getting fit for Kokoda, each of the trekkers conducted a series of fund raising initiatives, targeting $150,000 in total.

Sausage sizzles, charity auctions and sponsorships as well as a number of other activities were used by the crew to generate some much needed funds for the national depression initiative.

Mike Green, Managing Director of Harcourts International, said that the effort from those involved was …

The Harcourts Foundation Reaches $1M Milestone
May 17, 2011

Yesterday at the annual Harcourts Conference, it was announced that the company’s charitable arm, The Harcourts Foundation has achieved a massive $1 million in donations since its launch in August 2008. Harcourts International Managing Director, Mike Green is incredibly proud that The Harcourts Foundation has reached such an important milestone. “I’m so proud of the […]

Six Groups Benefits from The Harcourts Foundation’s Latest Funding
April 29, 2011

Six Australian-based charities have received funding grants totalling $62,167 as part of the latest round of funding grants from The Harcourts Foundation. Harcourts International Managing Director, Mike Green was pleased to announce that two charities in Victoria were granted a total of $34,574, one charity in Queensland received $15,000, one charity in Western Australia received […]