Anti-poverty Week is 17th October to 23rd October 2021.

Hands Across Canberra will be sharing statistics over the week, and we would like you to take 10 minutes to talk about them.

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$180,000+ of community support for Covid-19 Relief

Hands Across Canberra announced today that a further 12 local community projects will share more than $80,000 in grant funding from the Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund, as the final part of an urgent Covid -19 lockdown relief round.

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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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Anti-poverty Week is 17th October to 23rd October 2021

Hands Across Canberra will be sharing stories during the week, and we would like you to take 10 minutes to talk about them with your family and work mates.

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Anti-poverty Week is 17th October to 23rd October 2021.

Hands Across Canberra will be sharing statistics over the week, and we would like you to take 10 minutes to talk about them.

Make
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.

 

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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The Shepherd Centre

Our Community Project

ACT Pet Crisis Support

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)

Beacon Foundation

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.