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Criteria

Funding criteria for Australian charities

  • Organisations applying for a grant from Newman’s Own Foundation must be a registered charity with ATO Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and ATO Income Tax Exempt Charity (ITEC) status, and receive minimal Government funding. Although there are 700,000+ community or non-profit organisations in Australia, only 57,000 are charities and approximately 20,000 of those have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.
  • Grants from Newman’s Own Foundation must be spent on a project run by an Australian charity, which is expected to commence the year following the receipt of funding.
  • Newman’s Own Foundation supports organisations and programs in the following focus areas that continue Paul’s legacy of giving and create opportunities for long-term impact.
Criteria

Encouraging Philanthropy

Encouraging Philanthropy

Organisations that promote the practice of philanthropy and/or rely on philanthropic support to fulfill their missions.

Children with Life-Limiting Conditions

Children with Life-Limiting Conditions

Organisations enhancing the quality of life for children with life-limiting medical conditions, and/or for whom the experience of childhood has been disrupted by circumstances beyond their control.

EMPOWERMENT

EMPOWERMENT

Organisations that empower people to overcome extraordinarily adverse circumstances, and/or provide equal access to human rights and contribute to the development of a civil society.

NUTRITION

NUTRITION

Organisations implementing model solutions to issues of hunger and nutrition for underserved communities.

  • Newman’s Own Foundation Generally Does Not Fund
    • Organisations that discriminate on any basis
    • Specific religious activities or beliefs
    • Lobbying or political activities
    • Major research projects
    • Any litigation that is underway, contemplated, or completed
    • Direct grants to individuals
    • Multi-year grants requiring recurring budget expenditure
    • International travel or individual travel/study grants.