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December 2022

End-of-Year gathering for the Canberra Foundations Collaborative

Following on from the Canberra Foundation Collaborative grant round held early this year, the overwhelming feedback from all applicants was a desire for us to create opportunities to bring them together to share and learn from one another.

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Gunbalanya takes community action to tackle Rheumatic Heart Disease

07 November 2019


Oenpelli, or Gunbalanya as it’s known by locals, is a large remote community in West Arnhem Land situated on a beautiful billabong and surrounded by huge boulders with stunning traditional artwork. Read More

YWCA’s Rentwell scheme could ease housing crisis for vulnerable tenants

26 September 2019

An innovative YWCA scheme that rents housing out at affordable rates for low-income people struggling with homelessness is getting underway in the ACT with help from the Snow Foundation. Read More

The Funding Network raises $82,150 for Canberra charities

11 September 2019

Three not-for-profits joined forces tonight to pitch to a room full of crowd funders and together, Bus Stop Films, The Farm, Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation raised $82,150!

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Home ownership for ten more Canberrans with an intellectual disability now a reality

06 August 2019

The first sods were turned today, Friday 6 August, at the third location in Canberra offering a unique opportunity for people with intellectual disability to own their own home using just their disability support pension. Read More

The Funding Network

30 July 2019

The Funding Network Canberra will gather again this year on Wednesday 11 September at the Vibe Hotel at Canberra Airport to support incredible not-for-profits that are changing our community in unique and powerful ways. Read More

Assistance Beyond Crisis (ABC) Micro-finance program

17 July 2019

This micro-finance program aims to close the gap for the 'missing middle' – those between crisis and having re-established their lives, and who are not eligible for the low-income safety nets but who find themselves unable to afford essential costs. Read More

$33 million promise for critical community-led prevention and treatment of Rheumatic Heart Disease is a great start.

30 April 2019

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. Read More