Equity Trustees administers a number of charitable trusts and foundations which provide grants across a range of areas
beyond our five pillars granting program areas.

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Grants available

  • Harold Abbott

    The Frances and Harold Abbott Foundation

    The Frances and Harold Abbott Foundation annual granting program, with priority given to projects which aim to benefit the Bendigo and North Central Victoria regions.

    The Foundation is the legacy of well-known Bendigo businessman Harold Athelstane Abbott, who passed away aged 90 in 1979. It is proudly managed by Australia’s leading philanthropy specialists, Equity Trustees.

    Round opens April 2019

    Projects within the North Central Victoria region will be considered as per this map.

    Typically, grants of between $5,000 - $50,000 are awarded on a single year basis.

    The application guidelines specify application criteria; only applicants who meet the criteria are eligible to receive a grant. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

    For more information download the guidelines


  • ANZ Staff Foundation Logo

    ANZ Staff Foundation

    The ANZ Staff Foundation is funded by regular contributions made by ANZ staff and ANZ. The Foundation aims to support projects run by charitable organisations which offer a direct and tangible benefit to local communities.


    Round opens June 2019