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The Spencer Gibson Foundation

The Foundation partners with eligible charities delivering projects in medical research, education, the creative arts and social care.

Apply for a Grant

Eligible Australian charities can apply for funding via an expression of interest process.

Past and Present Grant Recipients

Alongside other donors, The Spencer Gibson Foundation has supported a growing number of organisations and their projects.

You’ll be impressed by these charities’ accomplishments too. (Why not visit each website and consider your own direct donation?)

Anglicare SA

Anglicare SA offers help with housing and homelessness, NDIS services, aged care, foster care, financial counselling and literacy. Key programs assist Aboriginal people, new arrivals, children, youth and families. The Spencer Gibson Foundation has backed a pilot project to prevent homelessness, assist tenants who are at risk, and reduce forced evictions.

First Step

First Step offers safe and effective pathways for people suffering from addiction-​related illnesses and mental ill-​health. The Spencer Gibson Foundation has contributed to a project matching emergency accommodation with longer-​term support to empower people who are seeking fundamental life changes.

GI Cancer Institute

The GI Cancer Institute has been changing outcomes for people with gastro-​intestinal cancer since 1991. The Spencer Gibson Foundation has recently supported several medical research projects.

Habitat for humanity

Habitat for Humanity believes that a safe and secure house is the foundation in which to build a future. The Spencer Gibson Foundation helped fund a pilot social enterprise that trains and employs women who are at risk of homelessness.

Mercy Works

Mercy Connect recruits, trains and supports volunteers to assist refugee and asylum seeker students in overcoming the barriers to education arising from language, socio-​cultural and economic challenges faced at a critical time in their settlement in Australia. Volunteers help build their connection to school, community and engagement with learning through regular in-​class mentoring that nurtures self-​esteem and wellbeing, focusing on numeracy and literacy standards.

Royal Far West

Royal Far West improves the health, education, developmental care and well-​being of children and young people living in rural and remote communities. The Spencer Gibson Foundation has aided a residential program providing diagnostic care, therapeutic recreation and social activities that build resilience and esteem.