Our previous grant partners include:

Youth Opportunity

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Orygen Capital Project
In addition to the annual contribution to Orygen's operations, the Colonial Foundation was pleased to be able to fund $5 million towards the redevelopment of a new purpose-built building at Orygen’s Parkville campus.
SANE Australia
SANE Australia is a national charity that aims to help all Australians affected by mental illness to lead a better life through support, training and education.
Whitelion aims to change the lives of homeless and at-risk young people by working with them individually, offering long-term, focused and intensive support.
Somebody’s Daughter Theatre Company (SDTC)
Somebody’s Daughter Theatre Company
SDTC is a Victorian- based organisation established more than 30 years ago. Their mission is to work with those who are the most marginalised in our community, to deliver positive and sustainable social change.
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The Haven Foundation
During 2019, Colonial Foundation continued its support of The Haven Foundation by contributing $500,000 to assist in the purchase of a new property in Laverton, Victoria. The property will be used to construct a 16 bed fully self-contained Haven Home
Colonial entered a four-year grant partnership with DOXA, with funding directed to support young people, aged 13 to 14 years and studying Years 7 and 8 at disadvantaged state and independent secondary schools, transition to secondary school.

Arts & Culture

Bangarra Dance Theatre
Bangarra Dance Theatre
Bangarra is Australia’s national premier Indigenous performing arts company, utilising dance, music and language to retell and rekindle Australia’s rich Indigenous history.

Healthy Ageing

Bionics Institute
In 2012, Colonial commenced a partnership with the Bionics Institute that will see the Foundation committing a substantial amount over a six-year period.