A donation to The Mackay Community Foundation is a gift that keeps on giving. All donations to The Foundation are treated as capital.
Only the income generated from the invested capital is distributed regularly to nominated charities and causes in the Mackay region. This process works to continually build our capital and provide more yearly income to distribute.
Below is an outline of the total distributions made by The Mackay Community Foundation to date. Please choose from the links on the right to see details of distributions from previous years.
GRANTS PAID TO DATE
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Total community grants to date: $1,441,874.92
GRANTS APPLICATION PROCESS
Not-for-profit organisations in the Mackay region are invited to apply to The Mackay Community Foundation for grants for charitable projects.
The aim of The Mackay Community Foundation is to apply funds towards the help, aid, relief, or support of persons in distress in Mackay and the districts surrounding Mackay in the form of education, care, housing or other assistance as needed. Applications that address one or more of the above areas will be given preference.
Grant applications generally open in early March and close in mid-April each year. Watch this space for the next grant dates and application requirements. Refer to the current grant application form for closing dates.
Please download the grant application here:
Please contact The Foundation should you wish to discuss your project before submitting an application.