In 2017, nib foundation received 285 Community Grant applications and provided funding of over $300,000 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. Camp Quality

    Upskilling Volunteer Carers $10,000

  11. Catholic Community Services

    Living Conditions Program $99,901

  12. Collie Gallery Group

    Emergence $35,000

  13. Community Programs Inc

    Adolescent Mental Health Program $17,500

  14. Conservation Volunteers Australia

    Green Gym: natural exercise for health and wellbeing $50,000

  15. Constable Care Child Safety Foundation

    Interactive Youth Film Project $30,000

  16. Cooks Hill Surf Club

    Refugee Water Safety program $17,500

  17. Crohn's & Colitis Australia

    IBD Forums Program $10,000

  18. Cystic Fibrosis NSW

    Northern NSW Outreach Support Service $28,127

  19. Deaf Children Australia

    Deaf Girls Circle $28,010

  20. Diabetes NSW & ACT

    Carer Training Workshops $23,157

  21. Disabled Surfers Association Australia

    Disabled Surfing activities for the Hunter Community $6,300

  22. Down Syndrome Association of Victoria

    Navigating the education system $43,570

  23. Dungog Shire Community Centre

    Project Bounce Forward $100,000

  24. Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association (DebRA)

    National EB Nurse $100,000

  25. Earbus Foundation of Western Australia

    Youth Ear Health Ambassadors $50,000

  26. Easy Care Gardening Inc

    Volunteer Recruitment Vehicle Wraps $6,000

  27. Epilepsy Action Australia

    Newcastle Hunter Epilepsy Program $82,110

  28. Evolve at Typo Station

    Young Women’s Program $100,000

  29. Families Supporting Families Incorporated

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

  30. Family Planning NSW

    Sexuality and Disability Workshops $29,300

  31. Firstchance Inc

    Drama Club $38,114

  32. Good Cycles Limited

    Cycle Smart $42,120

  33. Hemispherectomy Foundation Australia

    Family Education Workshops $5,500

  34. Home-Start Family Services Australia

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

  35. Hunter Institute of Mental Health

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

  36. Hunter Medical Research Institute

    Nutrition Connect $42,974

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

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

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

    Keeping Connections - Childhood Bereavement Support Program $39,100

  39. Kalparrin

    Dads Can $50,000

  40. Kids Are Kids!

    Kids are Kids! Know How! $9,335

  41. Learning Links

    Parents as Case Co-ordinators $26,000

  42. Mater Foundation

    Refugee Youth as Health Leaders $28,411

  43. Mater Foundation

    Refugee Women as Health Leaders $86,640

  44. Men’s Resource Centre (Inc)

    Positive Mentoring Program $15,000

  45. Mental Health Carers ARAFMI NSW

    Mental Health Carers Program $35,000

  46. NPY Women's Council Aboriginal Corporation

    Uti Kulintjaku meditations for clear thinking $50,000

  47. Palliative Care Australia

    Building a Caring Community $50,000

  48. Penrith Women's Health Centre

    Camp for Senior Women Carers from a CALD Background $6,436

  49. Quest for Life Foundation

    Nourishing the Spirit $50,000

  50. ReachOut Australia

    Audio Content for youth mental health $44,229

  51. Riding for the Disabled NSW Tweed Valley Centre

    Riders and Horses $6,300

  52. Self Help Workshop

    Self Help Workplace Breakfast Club $1,360

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

    My Accommodation Pathway (MAP) $21,926

  54. Special Olympics WA

    Community Sports-Link Program $48,000

  55. Spinal Injuries Association

    Discovering the Power in Me $66,056

  56. St Patrick's Community Support Centre

    Hands on Health Kwinana $93,054

  57. Surf Life Saving Western Australia

    Educating regional communities in vital lifesaving skills $100,000

  58. Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation

    Positive Kids Camp Goodtime $23,900

  59. Sylvanvale Foundation

    The Inclusive Classroom $37,498

  60. The Alannah and Madeline Foundation

    Buddy Bags Program $99,960

  61. The Australian Children's Music Foundation

    Youth at Risk Music Programs $100,000

  62. The Place: Charlestown Community Centre

    Young Parents Group $35,035

  63. The Song Room

    Tuned in for Life $40,880

  64. University of Newcastle Family Action Centre

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

  65. Upper Hunter Community Services

    Mental Health First Aid $12,848

  66. Villa Maria Catholic Homes

    Young Carers Mentor Program for Hume Region $40,000

  67. Waves of Wellness Foundation

    Waves of Wellness Surfing Experience $28,000

  68. WEA Hunter Foundation

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

  69. Western Suburbs Haven

    Care for the Carer $6,000

  70. Youth Off The Streets

    Teen SMART Recovery $24,438

  71. Youth Off The Streets

    Holborow House Clinical Program $60,000