We are fortunate to have the support of many individuals, businesses, organisations and foundations that provide us with assistance in a variety of areas.

Below is a list of our major donors, who contributed financial gifts of over $5,000 2018/19.

Gifts over $200,000

Shine on Foundation

Gifts over $100,000

H & L Hecht Trust

The Hugh D.T. Williamson Foundation

Gifts over $50,000

Ducas-Paul Foundation

Marion Popplewell Charitable Trust

Michael Vickers-Willis

Myer Geelong Social Club

The Anthony Costa Foundation The Bourne Foundation

Gifts over $20,000

Apco Foundation Pty Ltd

Borough of Queenscliffe

MFS Investment Management

Mr Geof & Mrs Alison Nash

Randall Foundation Pty Ltd

Simply Energy

The Eric & Elizabeth Gross Foundation P/L

The Marian & E H Flack Trust

The R E Ross Trust

The Stuart Leslie Foundation


  • Estate of Estelle Penelope Stott
  • Estate of the late Keith Maxwell Mackenzie
  • Estate of Edward George Gook
  • Estate of the late Margaret Chalmers Barbour
  • Estate of the late Rita Irene Hutchison

Gifts over $10,000

Bruce Edmunds & Associates P/L

Bulls & Bears Golf Group

Cottage Branches

Flora & Frank Leith Charitable Trust

Geelong Community Foundation

Millbrook Funds Pty Ltd

Mr Ralph & Mrs Barbara Ward-Ambler: Ward Ambler Foundation

Percy Baxter Charitable Trust

Peter Latham

Pierce Armstrong Foundation

Rita Andre

Sophia & Mark Gray

The Dawn Wade Foundation

The G W Vowell Foundation Ltd

The Gray Family Charitable Trust, Suzanne Gray

The Iris & Ken Baldwin Foundation

Walter Campbell Memorial Trust

Gifts over $5,000

Ainslie Cummins

Andrew M Cannon

Bisinella Developments

Channel Foundation

Dimmick Charitable Trust

Estate of Edward George Gook

Glynn Harvey

H V McKay Charitable Trust

Hotel Care Foundation

Hume Bricks & Pavers Pty Ltd

Janet Torney

John & Catherine Nagle

John Wardle Architects

Keith Roderick

Kempe Engineering

L R Cazaly Trust Fund

Lago Cold Stores Pty Ltd

Lavinia Cuming

Mal Campbell

Marion Isabel Thomas Estate

Rotary Club of Essendon North Inc.

Smartgroup Foundation


St Andrew’s Opportunity Shop

State Trustees Australia Foundation

The Eirene Lucas Foundation

The Gwen & Edna Jones Foundation

The MCK Foundation

The William Angliss (Victoria) Charitable Fund

Wendy Tonkin