The creation of brothers Terry Snow and George Snow who established the foundation in 1991 to improve the lives of those that are disadvantaged in Canberra, the surrounding region and beyond.
Provide support to projects such as Common Ground Canberra, and to programs and services delivered by community organisations mostly in Greater Canberra. Also support some individuals who fall through the cracks.
The Snow Foundation provided seed funding over three years to the Big Issue Australia to further develop the Homes for Homes initiative in 2013.
Community organisations can be considered for a grant, and individuals in severe hardship.