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

    2023 Applications are 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.

    Granting from the Frances and Harold Abbott Foundation is facilitated via our Small Grants Program, you can read the guidelines here.

    2024 Grant round open

    Awarded Grants:

    ARC Justice - Bendigo Family Violence Justice Project
    Bendigo and District Aboriginal Cooperative – Cultural Gathering Space
    Bendigo Health – Outdoor Paediatric Rehabilitation

    Life’s Little Treasures – ‘All Families Project’ – Bendigo
    Golden Square Pool – Accessible Pool Steps Upgrade
    ARC Justice - Bendigo Family Violence Justice Project
    Look Good Feel Better – Bendigo Expansion

  • 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.

    2024 Grant round is now closed for applications as of 5 April 2024.

    Decisions will be made and announced before the end of September 2024.

    Thank you to all the organisations that applied.

    ANZ Community Foundation 2024 Guidelines