At Aurizon, we are always looking for new opportunities to make a difference in the communities we live and work in. Since 2011, we have been delivering more than products and commodities, giving back to our local communities, supporting over 500 community groups in the areas of health and wellbeing, community safety, environment and education.
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Community Giving Fund recipients announced
Thank you to all those charities and community groups who have applied for our most recent round of funding from the Aurizon Community Giving Fund.
We are proud to announce that 21 grants have been awarded across our areas of operation from this latest round. You can view a full list of recipients here.
The next round of the Community Giving Fund will open in September 2022, sign up to our mailing list above to receive notifications and updates.
Community Giving Fund Eligibility
- Non-profit organisations that hold an approved deductible gift recipient (DGR) status charity (Item 1) from the Australian Tax Office. If you are unsure of your organisation’s tax status, check with your financial advisor and the Australian Government’s ABN Lookup website.
- The Aurizon Community Giving Fund is focused on the broad areas of health and wellbeing, community safety, the environment and education. All applications for an Aurizon Community Giving Fund grant must fit within at least one of these funding categories to be eligible for consideration.
- Cash grants are only available for projects that affect the immediate areas in which Aurizon operates. View our areas of operation on the map below.
Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service, Rockhampton QLD
Mackay Community Visitors Association, Mackay QLD
The Oasis Townsville, Connections Saves Lives
The Aurizon grant is very important to The Oasis Townsville. The Connections Project involves encouraging groups formed by the veteran community, including families, to conduct community activities physically at the Oasis Home Base in Oonoonba. 20% of the Townsville community is veteran community.
Jigsaw Group, Traineeships for young people with disability
At Jigsaw, we believe people prepare best for work, through work. Our revolutionary pathway to open employment for people with disability embeds a comprehensive, skill-based training program within a real workplace - our commercial document and data management business.
Mobile Learning Centre Project, Central Queensland Life Education
Ronald McDonald House North Australia, Hospitality Cart
TEC-NQ Awards Scholarships 2020
The Starlight Foundation, Hunter Valley NSW
Police Citizen’s Youth Club NSW, Singleton NSW
Sunnyfield, Skills for Life
Got Your Back Sista, Empowerment programs.
The Reach Foundation, Reach Connection Workshops
The Humour Foundation, Clown Doctors Program
Kai Eardley Foundation, Perth WA
Bunbury Dolphin Discovery, South West WA
Marine Rescue Bunbury, Emergency Radio Direction Finder
Foodbank WA, Hampers for vulnerable Mullewa families
CinefestOZ Film Festival, IndigifestOZ Indigenous Film Festival
Health Communication Resources, Headspace Geraldton
As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting and engaging with the communities in which we live and work, Aurizon provides much needed financial assistance to community organisations through the Aurizon Community Giving Fund.
In December 2021, Aurizon proudly announced that 22 grants have been successful from the most recent round of the Aurizon Community Giving Fund. These grants will help local projects and initiatives that aim to improve education, community safety, environment, and health & wellbeing.
The full list of recipients is available here.
Delivering for our local communities
Over the past ten years, the Aurizon Community Giving Fund has helped a diverse range of organisations across Australia deliver projects that make our local communities better places to live in.
Together, we make a difference where it matters most, supporting over 500 projects through charities and community groups.
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