We’ve partnered with Supabarn for Supahands!

With many Canberran charities already at capacity, every bit of support helps. So come on Canberra, don your cape and be a local supahero today!

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We are Canberra’s Community Foundation.

Hands Across Canberra is the National Capital’s leading community foundation. Since 2010, it has been working with local not-for-profit organisations to raise awareness in the community.

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Registering your organisation with Hands Across Canberra is simple and can deliver great benefits!

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Our CMCF Grant Recipients have been announced

Post-covid sees shifts in behaviours of both charities and corporates as over $525,000 in grant funding provided to 35 community projects

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The Sue Salthouse Fund has launched

Hands Across Canberra is  overjoyed to be managing ‘The Sue Salthouse named leadership fund’ which has been established to assist people with disability to access opportunities that build skills and experience, enhancing the representation and leadership capacity of people with disability.

We’ve partnered with Supabarn for Supahands!

With many Canberran charities already at capacity, every bit of support helps. So come on Canberra, don your cape and be a local supahero today!

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an Impact

There are many ways you can contribute to Hands Across Canberra and it’s network of community organisations. You can give your time and talent through volunteering, attending events, spreading the word about the work of organisations, or running fund-raising events and activities.  There are also a range of ways to donate funds, such as directly through one-off donations, regular contributions such as workplace giving programs or by participating in fund-raising activities and events.

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Campaign

Sue Salthouse Named Fund

The Sue Salthouse fund will seek to empower people with disability to pursue leadership development opportunities including attending conferences, university, mentoring, skill building courses and activate ideas that change lives. More information about how people can apply for support from the fund will be released in the coming weeks.

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Campaign

Stathnairn Charity House

The Strathnairn Charity House project promises to provide a significant boost to a range of local community organisations in West Belconnen while providing a platform to promote the growing participation of women in the construction sector.

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Campaign

One Million Harts

Hartley Lifecare currently provides supported independent living (SIL) for 10 community members who are permanent roommates at a community home called ‘Hartley Court’.

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Community
Grants

Hands Across Canberra is working with Canberran charitable organisations and social enterprises to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people in our city. To help our large community sector get access to much needed funds Hands Across Canberra raises money which is then allocated to those community organisations doing great work with our most vulnerable people.

 

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Our
Partners

By leveraging our extensive and growing networks, we bring people together. Collaboration and partnering are fundamental to our work, and Hands Across Canberra has many supporters who play a key role in our success. They know that investing in Canberra’s community benefits us all. We could not accomplish our goals without the support, involvement and enthusiasm of our committed partners.

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Daibetes NSW & ACT

Common Ground Canberra

Sharing Places

Dementia Australia

OzHarvest

Meridian Incorporated

Who
We Are

Hands Across Canberra is the National Capital’s leading community foundation. Since 2010, it has been working with local not-for-profit organisations to raise awareness in the community. It has been an enabler for innovative partnerships and collaboration and has worked hard to increase the level of giving and philanthropy in Canberra.