Given by the Mary MacKillop Foundation to meet increasing needs in the community in FY2017


People directly benefit from our life-changing projects to help create more self-sustaining communities in FY2017


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students supported through tertiary education scholarships in FY2017

Our projects

Taming the Inner Brumby

The first of its kind in Australia, the Taming the Inner Brumby program uses equine therapy to connect with young people who are marginalised with multiple disadvantages. The ...

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Pioneering multi-sensory early learning for Indigenous children

Mary Ruth Mendel, Founder, Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation

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A place for Woorabinda youth to foster talent and develop self-belief

The Mimosa Studio began in 2013 to provide a safe space where music and film equipment can be accessed by community to create songs and short films that build confidence of the filmmakers while working through the issues they are facing.

The Mimosa Project

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Connecting kids with community through adventure

Carolyn McKay, CEO, Northern Beaches Interchange

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Helping abused women connect and heal

Sexual slavery and sexual servitude is a critical issue in Australia, with an estimated 3,167 people in Australia living in slavery (2013 Global Slavery index) in situations of sexual exploitation. The vast majority are women and girls.

Emily Hanscamp, Executive Director, Asha Global

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