The Australian Unity Foundation

Our 2020 Grant Recipients 

In 2020, we awarded grants to the following organisations that have a positive impact in our community focus areas.

One year (2020) Grants

Blackdog Institute

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is an independent not-for-profit medical research institute affiliated with the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Learn more

First Nations Foundation

First Nations Foundation

First Nations Foundation (FNF) focus is on building the financial literacy of Indigenous Australians—through advocacy, training and events. Learn more


Jigsaw is a social enterprise that trains and transitions people with disability into award wage employment. Learn more

Purple House

Purple House

Purple House is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service in Alice Springs servicing the Western Desert and far into Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Learn more

Red Cross

Red Cross

The Young Parents Program (YPP), offers tailored support to a highly vulnerable group in the community—namely pregnant and parenting young women and men—providing accommodation. Learn more


Start Out

StartOut supports people of diverse sexuality and gender (LGBT+) with online mentoring through a digital app. They focus on regional and rural areas where there are usually less role models or seen “out” people compared to metropolitan areas. Learn more


Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)

WIRE is the only free Victorian generalist information, support and referral service that provides support on any issue. Learn more