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The importance of philanthropic support

Australian Red Cross relies on the generosity of individual philanthropists together with trusts, foundations, corporate and private ancillary funds (PAFs) to deliver innovative programs and services that address the needs of the most vulnerable people and communities across Australia and Asia Pacific.

Philanthropic partners may choose to support a range of specific programs and locations throughout Australia and Asia Pacific that have tangible measurable outcomes and benefits for disadvantaged people. Recent examples of support can be viewed at Philanthropic Support.

Our philanthropic partners play a vital role in supporting Red Cross programs including:


If you would like to know more about how to support Red Cross programs through philanthropy, please email us or phone 03 9341 7528.

Significant gifts

For those able to donate significant gifts, we have a dedicated team to provide advice on where the money could be best used. The team can provide update reports on supported projects, and opportunities to experience the work of Red Cross in person.

If you would like to learn more about supporting Red Cross programs through a significant donation please email us or phone 02 9290 8961.