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 just products and commodities by giving back to our local communities, supporting over 370 community groups in the areas of health and wellbeing, community safety, environment and education.
Previous round of Community Giving Fund recipients
We are pleased to announce the recipients of our latest round of Community Giving Fund Grants will provide much needed funds to 22 local charities and not-for-profit groups before Christmas. Our grants will assist a range local initiatives from across our operations and support programs ranging from support services for our youth, rural fire brigade services and Indigenous youth education programs.
You can see the full list of recipients here.
Community Event, Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, Muswellbrook
"The funds received from Aurizon enabled the CRRMH to organise and provide a free community family event within the Hunter Valley region, giving farmers, business owners, and all those impacted by the drought an opportunity to connect, laugh, and relax.”
Fence Repair, BlazeAid, Cloncurry
“Aurizon's grant to BlazeAid ensured that several volunteer-led camps were established to rebuild fence lines and any other structures that had been devasted or destroyed diring recent flooding events. The camps were in Richmond, Julia Creek, and Winton."
Theatre in Education, Constable Care Child Safety Foundation, Kalgoorlie
“Through a 12-week theatre program students worked through real-life scenarios to learn to understand and resolve issues concerning healthy relationships, bullying prevention, drug and alcohol use and mental health awareness.”
Community Giving Fund Eligibility
Who is eligible for a grant
- 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.
Delivering for our local communities
Over the past eight 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 370 projects through charities and community groups.
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