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

    Applications 2022 now closed for the Frances and Harold Abbott Foundation annual granting program, with priority given to projects which aim to benefit the Bendigo region.

    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.

    The Frances & Harold Abbott Foundation invites application for funding between $5,000 – $40,000 for organisations that are serving the Bendigo region. 

     Priority will be given to applications which demonstrate a clear commitment to:

    • Community consultation and engagement in the design and delivery of the project or program to support the vulnerable in the Bendigo region
    • The provision of equipment and capital infrastructure that will support the vulnerable in the Bendigo region
    • Projects or programs which involve collaboration or the development of partnerships between organisations operating in this area

    2022 Grant round closed

    For further information read the guidelines here 

  • ANZ Community Foundation Logo

    ANZ Community Foundation

    The ANZ Community 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.

    2022 Grant round closed

    ANZ Community Foundation 2022 Guidelines