Providing support that helps, grows and enriches our local communities
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$8 Million raised and 1238 charities and community groups supported worldwide!

Celebrate a remarkable achievement with the Harcourts Foundation! We are deeply thankful and bursting with pride for the incredible difference we’ve made in the lives of countless people worldwide. Now that we’ve hit $8m, our team is fuelled with even greater determination to carry on this extraordinary mission and empower even more communities.

About the Harcourts Foundation

In 1888, John Bateman Harcourt opened the door on what would become the first ever Harcourts office of the fastest growing real estate group in Australasia, and beyond.

We have proudly worked for 125 years in our communities everyday to fulfill people’s dreams of achieving a home. Alongside that we have also built a long and enthusiastic history of supporting thousands of community initiatives to benefit tens of thousands of our neighbours.

After asking our Harcourts team in 2008 if there was a better way to invest in the communities where we work, live and play, their overwhelming response led to the launch of The Harcourts Foundation in Australia and New Zealand.

Our Purpose: To provide support that helps, grows and enriches our communities.

“The Harcourts Foundation really is at the heart of our core values – people first, doing the right thing, being courageous and fun and laughter. The Harcourts Foundation is the embodiment of what it means to be part of Harcourts.”


Mike Green
Executive Director
Harcourts International

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Communities we've proudly supported

Hearing Dogs New Zealand

A donation by Harcourts Taranaki Property Services through the Harcourts Foundation will allow the charity to purchase new dog grooming equipment and plastic igloo kennels to keep the trainee dogs warm in winter.

HeartKids – Tas, SA & Vic

Harcourts Foundation supported HeartKids in both South Australia and Victoria, paying for accommodation and meals for several relocated families, as well as sponsoring a program to better support families with sick children in Tasmania.

Boikanyo The Dion Herson Foundation

BDHF has a vision to support and nurture as many at risk youth and their caregivers as possible. Harcourts donated R26 990 to BDHF, which went toward buying wood chips, a tool shed and compost.

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Please note: the ONLY way to apply for a grant is through our website and we will NEVER ask for an application fee or any kind of payment to apply for a grant. Please forward any suspicious communications to the ACCC’s Scam Watch and to If you or someone you know has transferred funds to any parties falsely representing The Harcourts Foundation, please contact your local police.