In 2016, nib foundation received 335 Community Grant applications and provided funding of over $330,000 to 10 projects from across the country.

Current Community Partners

All Community Partners







  1. Argyle Community Housing

    Social Awareness Challenge $5,000

  2. Arts Health Institute

    The Amazing Magic Club $49,990

  3. Association of Genetic Support Australasia

    Unmet Needs in the Rare Disease Community $23,000

  4. ausEE, Inc

    ausEE, Inc $2,000

  5. Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre

    Young Persons Education Project $88,486

  6. Bateau Bay PCYC

    Go Girls $10,000

  7. Bateau Bay PCYC

    Looking After Number One $10,000

  8. Beresfield & District Community Care Inc.

    Cooking for You and Me Project $13,250

  9. Brisbane Indigenous Media Association

    Young People Keeping Strong $50,000

  10. Catholic Community Services

    Living Conditions Program $99,901

  11. Collie Gallery Group

    Emergence $35,000

  12. Community Programs Inc

    Adolescent Mental Health Program $17,500

  13. Constable Care Child Safety Foundation

    Interactive Youth Film Project $30,000

  14. Cooks Hill Surf Club

    Refugee Water Safety program $17,500

  15. Crohn's & Colitis Australia

    IBD Forums Program $10,000

  16. Cystic Fibrosis NSW

    Northern NSW Outreach Support Service $28,127

  17. Deaf Children Australia

    Deaf Girls Circle $28,010

  18. Disabled Surfers Association Australia

    Disabled Surfing activities for the Hunter Community $6,300

  19. Down Syndrome Association of Victoria

    Navigating the education system $43,570

  20. Dungog Shire Community Centre

    Project Bounce Forward $100,000

  21. Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association (DebRA)

    National EB Nurse $100,000

  22. Earbus Foundation of Western Australia

    Youth Ear Health Ambassadors $50,000

  23. Easy Care Gardening Inc

    Volunteer Recruitment Vehicle Wraps $6,000

  24. Epilepsy Action Australia

    Newcastle Hunter Epilepsy Program $82,110

  25. Evolve at Typo Station

    Young Women’s Program $100,000

  26. Families Supporting Families Incorporated

    Carers Café Plus- Connect, Learn, Grow $9,900

  27. Firstchance Inc

    Drama Club $38,114

  28. Good Cycles Limited

    Cycle Smart $42,120

  29. Hemispherectomy Foundation Australia

    Family Education Workshops $5,500

  30. Home-Start Family Services Australia

    “Eat, Move, Live” A Family Wellbeing Project $99,818

  31. Hunter Institute of Mental Health

    Support for carers of people with an eating disorder $49,767

  32. Hunter Medical Research Institute

    Nutrition Connect $42,974

  33. Hunter New England Local Health District - Educare Support Service

    i-Care Young Carer's Program $16,018

  34. Hunter New England Local Health District Department of Forensic Medicine Newcastle

    Keeping Connections - Childhood Bereavement Support Program $39,100

  35. Kalparrin

    Dads Can $50,000

  36. Kids Are Kids!

    Kids are Kids! Know How! $9,335

  37. Learning Links

    Parents as Case Co-ordinators $26,000

  38. Mater Foundation

    Refugee Youth as Health Leaders $28,411

  39. Mater Foundation

    Refugee Women as Health Leaders $86,640

  40. Men’s Resource Centre (Inc)

    Positive Mentoring Program $15,000

  41. Mental Health Carers ARAFMI NSW

    Mental Health Carers Program $35,000

  42. Palliative Care Australia

    Building a Caring Community $50,000

  43. Quest for Life Foundation

    Nourishing the Spirit $50,000

  44. ReachOut Australia

    Audio Content for youth mental health $44,229

  45. Riding for the Disabled NSW Tweed Valley Centre

    Riders and Horses $6,300

  46. Self Help Workshop

    Self Help Workplace Breakfast Club $1,360

  47. South Coast Youth Health & Education Service (YHES House) Inc

    My Accommodation Pathway (MAP) $21,926

  48. Special Olympics WA

    Community Sports-Link Program $48,000

  49. Spinal Injuries Association

    Discovering the Power in Me $66,056

  50. St Patrick's Community Support Centre

    Hands on Health Kwinana $93,054

  51. Surf Life Saving Western Australia

    Educating regional communities in vital lifesaving skills $100,000

  52. Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation

    Positive Kids Camp Goodtime $23,900

  53. The Alannah and Madeline Foundation

    Buddy Bags Program $99,960

  54. The Australian Children's Music Foundation

    Youth at Risk Music Programs $100,000

  55. The Place: Charlestown Community Centre

    Young Parents Group $35,035

  56. The Song Room

    Tuned in for Life $40,880

  57. University of Newcastle Family Action Centre

    Skills for Learning, Skills for Life: Rock and Water $77,527

  58. Upper Hunter Community Services

    Mental Health First Aid $12,848

  59. Villa Maria Catholic Homes

    Young Carers Mentor Program for Hume Region $40,000

  60. WEA Hunter Foundation

    'The Village Project' - Helping Young Mums $38,834

  61. Western Suburbs Haven

    Care for the Carer $6,000

  62. Youth Off The Streets

    Holborow House Clinical Program $60,000