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Meet our 2016 Grant recipients

Westpac Foundation has selected 100 not-for-profit organisations to receive grants valued at up to $10, 000 each, as part of its 2016 round of Community Grants.

These grass-roots organisations have been chosen for their commitment to improving the quality of life for people in need, right across Australia. We estimate around 12, 000 people will benefit from the incredibly important work of these organisations.

We thank these 100 organisations for helping to make our communities stronger.

Our recipients' stories

We would like to share the amazing stories of some of the 100 Westpac Foundation Community recipients.

The Social Studio, Melbourne Victoria

The Social Studio, based in Collingwood Melbourne, is a not-for-profit social enterprise providing employment and training opportunities for people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in the hospitality, fashion and clothing-manufacturing industries. The Social Studio is one of 100 Westpac Foundation Community Grant recipients for 2016.


You can also watch  this 5-minute video.


Flashpoint Labs

Flashpoint Labs is a social enterprise that use photography and videography to engage and employ young people from diverse backgrounds. As part of our ‘More than Money’ program, Westpac Foundation is proud to commission Flashpoint Labs with most of our photography/videography needs.