Grants Given in Australia

Round 18

April to June 2013

Cause Region Amount


Help fund catering costs for their project 'Minds to Matter Art Exhibition' for mental health week.

Tasmania $600

The Smith Family - on Behalf of the Willie Family

Funds will go towards a scholarship for 2 Smith Family tertiary students in Tasmania for the average duration of an undergraduate degree (3 years)

Tasmania $7,030

Surf Life Saving Tasmania

To fund the overhaul of a life saving vessell to service the North West region of the coast.

Tasmania $10,000

Butterfly Babies - a charity within the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Foundation

Butterfly Babies supports the Perinatal Research Centre in their quest to provide cutting-edge solutions to pregnancy and birth-related tragedies. Butterfly Babies is an initiative of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Foundation, and this donation secured the Harcourts Foundation as the major sponsor for their four major fundraising events throughout 2013, culminating in the Butterfly Babies Charity Ball in November.

Queensland $10,000

Sailability NSW - Freedom on the Water Port Macquarie

Sailability NSW's aim is to enrich lives regardless of disability. Sailability Port Macquarie / Hastings aims to facilitate participation in sailing & boat usage at social, recreational and competitive levels on the water, for people with disabilities regardless of age and level of disability by providing more boats in the region.

New South Wales $5,000

White Ribbon

White Ribbon Australia works to stop violence against women by changing the attitudes and behaviours that lead to the perpetuation of men's violence against women, so that all women can live in safety, free from violence and abuse. Funds will be used for White Ribbon Campaign to raise awareness; Programs within workplaces and schools and to roll out new initiatives. These funds were raised via a direct Foundation fundraiser including payments via the online donation system MyCause.

Victoria $32,027

Flinders Medical Research Foundation "The Ride to Conquer Cancer"

A donation towards the "The Ride to Conquer Cancer", benefitting the Flinders Medical Foundation. Funds raised will support the vital work of over 100 researchers in the FMC research centre for innovation in cancer - SA's leading cancer centre and research centre.

South Australia $5,000