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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.
  • 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.