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Newman’s Own Foundation is a private, US-based independent foundation established in 2005 by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. The Foundation continues Paul’s commitment to making the world a better place by donating all profits and royalties earned from the sale of Paul Newman’s Own and Newman’s Own products to charity. To date over $500 million (USD) has been donated to thousands of charities around the world including $24 million (USD) to Australian and New Zealand charities.


Every year the Foundation honours Paul’s legacy of giving by either directly funding charitable projects or by inviting registered charities to apply for a grant.

We encourage charities from around Australia to continue to visit our Facebook page or this site for future funding opportunities.

The Foundation supports organisations and programs that continue Paul’s legacy of giving and that create opportunities for long-term impact. The focus is on the following funding areas.