Thank you for donating to the Northern Rivers Community Foundation
There are a few ways to make a gift to the Northern Rivers Community Foundation. You can choose to plan your giving in advance and give a regular monthly donation, or you may give a one off donation.
If you are interested in supporting a particular cause then please indicate your preference by selecting one of our Named Funds. If you do not make a selection, your gift will automatically go to our General Giving Fund.
MAKE A DONATION
All donations of $2 and over are tax-deductible.
Click on fund name for details.
By donating to our General Giving Fund, you ensure your gift will meet changing needs within our Northern Rivers communities. Your one-off or subscription donation becomes part of a Northern Rivers legacy and a commitment to leave this region in a better state for future generations.
Established in 2018 by wildlife advocate Janét Moyle, to support the habitat, health and protection of our unique native animals in the Northern Rivers, to help them flourish.
Seeded in November 2011 by John and Libby Welch from Optus in Ballina, Lynda and Christopher Dean, Councillor Sharon and Bruce Cadwallader and the NRCF itself. The Fund aims to build a long-term asset for the Ballina community that will continue to grow and support worthy service organisations in the Shire.
Established in 2023, this fund supports regrowth and bolstering of the Big Scrub Rainforest here in the Northern Rivers, through a tree planting program that forms part of a regenerative agriculture farm.
The Byron Community Centre Fund supports the work of Byron Community Centre and Fletcher Street Cottage now and into the future.
Grants distributed through NRCF’s flagship Community Grants program to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, protect threatened and native species, improve animal welfare or protect the environment against degradation and pollution.
Established in 2020 by Naren and Sono King, to support the people, the animals and the environment of the Mullumbimby area.
Established by NRCF in 2021, this critical fund supports housing projects and development initiatives that increase low cost and affordable housing stock in the region. Funds raised to date are currently supporting the creation of Byron Bay's first Community Land Trust and the development of low cost housing for women and children.
Established in 2022 by McGrath Real Estate: “We meet so many people moving to the area because of the beauty of our region and the friendly nature of our communities and feel the natural pull to help maintain these. By supporting projects to help increase our river health and support disadvantaged community members to get a hand-up not a hand-out, we will in turn support the Northern Rivers to thrive.”
Solid Ground Fund aspires to assist young people and their families to engage in creative arts and outdoor pursuits so that they may build stronger futures.