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.
As the Foundation has matured and grown our capacity and reach has extended beyond Canberra and into regional NSW, Sydney, the Northern Territory and some strategic national initiatives. The Foundation also supports some individuals who fall through the cracks.
Groups working to end Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) in Australia, including The Snow Foundation, are celebrating the news that Opposition Leader Bill Shorten made a $33 million funding commitment for community-led action on RHD.
Community organisations can be considered for a grant, and individuals in severe hardship.
Who we support
Over the years the Snow Foundation have supported many programs to enrich and liven the Canberra Community and beyond. Below are some of the community organisations that have received valuable support.