“Poverty” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
University Of Southern Queensland University Of Southern Queensland QLD ●●● Provision of Higher Education to develop capacity of students to further themselves, career and community. Undertake research to develop better ways o…
Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited VIC ●●● VMCH's main activities were: - provision of residential aged care, community care services, respite care, retirement living and low cost housing …
Anglicare SA Ltd. Anglicare SA Ltd. SA ●●● AnglicareSA is a Christian organisation which seeks to express Gods love and care for the needs of individuals, families and communities by: (a) the r…
Brotherhood Of St Laurence Brotherhood Of St Laurence VIC ●●● The Brotherhood of St Laurence's work focuses on those who are at the greatest risk at pivotal life stages considered to be critical to future we…
The Smith Family The Smith Family ●●● We aim to give disadvantaged children the best chance at building a better future for themselves. Research shows that providing long-term targeted sup…
L.D.S. Charitable Trust Fund L.D.S. Charitable Trust Fund NSW ●●● We provide funding to approved GDRs to aid in the relief of poverty and hunger, elimination of disease, alleviation of emergency and calamity situtati…
Oxfam Australia Oxfam Australia ●●● Please refer to our Annual Report available on our website here: https://www.oxfam.org.au/what-we-do/abou t-us/assessing-our-performance/annual-re port/…
Compassion Australia Compassion Australia NSW ●●● We provide holistic child development programs to children living in poverty throughout Africa, Asia, Central and South America. More at www.compassio…
LiveBetter Services Limited LiveBetter Services Limited NSW ●●● Livebetter continued to enhance and maintain the independence and choice of people living in communities across Australia experiencing barriers to com…
Childfund Australia Childfund Australia NSW ●●● ChildFund Australia undertakes program work in the five key sectors outlined below, in which it has developed its technical expertise and is investing…
Joii Limited Joii Limited QLD ●●● The principal activities of the labour-hire and construction businesses helped the operation of social enterprise projects that provided employment, a…
Wintringham Wintringham VIC ●●● Wintringham continued to provide dignified, affordable, high quality care and accommodation to frail, elderly persons who are homeless or at risk of h…
City West Housing Pty Limited City West Housing Pty Limited NSW ●●● The purpose of City West Housing is to relieve the distress, misfortune, hardship, disability or poverty experienced by people in need, by providing a…
Caritas Australia Caritas Australia NSW ●●● We are an international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia. We: 1. Deliver long-term development programs 2. Help p…
Joblink Plus Limited Joblink Plus Limited NSW ●●● To use its resources predominantly for the purpose of relieving poverty in Australia and promoting education in Australia by:(a)assisting jobseekers a…
Australian Committee For UNICEF Limited Australian Committee For UNICEF Limited NSW ●●● UNICEF Australia's contribution to children increased to $18.9 million (2017: $17.3 million) with a greater proportion of funds being directed to…
Annecto Inc Annecto Inc VIC ●●● annecto aims to connect individuals and communities to realise an inclusive society by relieving poverty, sickness and the needs of the aged, and assi…
Loddon Mallee Housing Services Limited Loddon Mallee Housing Services Limited VIC ●●● Provide direct housing assistance: a) promote the relief of poverty, sickness of the needs of the aged by providing affordable rental housing to low i…
Sacred Heart Mission Inc Sacred Heart Mission Inc VIC ●●● To provide support, care & nurturing for the purposes of alleviating and preventing homelessness, poverty and social isolation in the City of Port Phi…
Cbm Australia Cbm Australia VIC ●●● *Our disability inclusive development program changes the lives of people with disability, their families, communities, organisations and governments;…
Workways Australia Limited Workways Australia Limited VIC ●●● Workways Australia is a charitable organisation established for the purpose of promoting the relief of poverty, distress, misfortune or disability of …
Minaret College Inc Minaret College Inc VIC ●●● Advancement of education and religion and the relief of poverty of Muslims. Minaret College has established two educational campuses in order to educa…
Momentum Collective Momentum Collective QLD ●●● The Organisation's purpose is to provide direct relief for those people experiencing poverty, sickness (including mental illness), suffering, dis…
Enterprise & Training Company Limited Enterprise & Training Company Limited NSW ●●● ETC helps people in many different situations to overcome their personal challenges and to learn the skills they need to find sustainable employment. …
Jobs Australia Enterprises Ltd Jobs Australia Enterprises Ltd NSW ●●● Our aim is to improve employment opportunities for all people in our community particularly those affected by poverty, distress, and misfortune. We wi…
Interrelate Limited Interrelate Limited NSW ●●● The company's short- and long-term objectives are to provide for the direct provision of relief of poverty, suffering, distress, misfortune or he…
Access Community Services Limited Access Community Services Limited QLD ●●● Through employment and training, job placements, providing social services, fostering community development and engagement, assisting with individual…
Gumatj Corporation Limited Gumatj Corporation Limited NT ●●● By assisting Gumatj people with the relief of poverty, misfortune, destitution, disadvantage, distress, dispossession, helplessness and suffering.…
Uniting Country SA LTD Uniting Country SA LTD SA ●●● We provide a Strengths Based, prevention and early intervention approach to Case Management and Counseling to individuals and families to help people …
The Trustee For The Western Cape Communities Trust The Trustee For The Western Cape Communities Trust ●●● The charity was established in accordance with the Western Cape Communities Co-Existence Agreement (WCCCA) which was signed in 2002. Under the WCCCA, …
Transform Aid International Limited Transform Aid International Limited NSW ●●● We use a two-pronged approach. First, in conjunction with our wholly owned subsidiary Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd, we mobilise Australian churches…
HOST International Ltd HOST International Ltd NSW ●●● Host International Ltd has, as its dominant purpose(s), the following objectives: (a) the relief of poverty, distress, suffering or helplessness; (b) …
Human Appeal International Australia Human Appeal International Australia NSW ●●● The aim of the projects is creating an integrated approach, where we target the following issues; Water & Sanitation Projects Water is a key element…
Mayflower Brighton Mayflower Brighton VIC ●●● the purpose is to relieve person's in need, in particular the aged, frail and disabled by providing a range and wealth of services that aims to …
Partners For Equity Limited Partners For Equity Limited VIC ●●● PFE partnered with non-government, community based, local organisations in developing countries to provide aid to communities that are disadvantaged o…
The Junction Works Limited The Junction Works Limited NSW ●●● Provide care to people with disability, their families and relief of poverty to the disadvantage communities and youth…
Darebin Community Health Service Darebin Community Health Service VIC ●●● The Companys purpose is to enable health, wellbeing and dignity for all by providing responsive and accessible services to the diverse communities acr…
Horizon Housing Company Ltd Horizon Housing Company Ltd QLD ●●● Horizon Housing Company Ltd delivers social housing and other 'income based' housing options directly relieving the effects of poverty.…
Banjima Charitable Trust Banjima Charitable Trust WA ●●● The Trust is a Native Title Trust that operates via a trust deed with specific charitable objects. The advisory Trustees provide recommendations to th…
The General Gumala Foundation_Trust The General Gumala Foundation_Trust WA ●●● We fund programs for the relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune or destitution of the three language groups - Bunjima, Yinhawang…
TEAR Australia TEAR Australia VIC ●●● Through the work of local partners, TEAR Australia is able to provide long-term sustainable development in poor communities around the world. Often th…
Junction Support Services Inc Junction Support Services Inc VIC ●●● Established in 1989, were a not-for-profit organisation in north-east Victoria that supports people who are disadvantaged through poverty, homelessnes…
Baptist World Aid Australia Public Ancillary Fund Baptist World Aid Australia Public Ancillary Fund NSW ●●● We use a two-pronged approach through Transform Aid International Ltd (our parent organisation). First, we mobilise Australian churches and individual…
MAF International MAF International QLD ●●● MAF International is part of a worldwide not-for-profit team of aviation professionals providing air transport in places of deepest human need. For ov…
Oxfam Australia Trading Pty Ltd Oxfam Australia Trading Pty Ltd SA ●●● Please refer here https://shop.oxfam.org.au/our-story…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd NSW ●●● Act for Peace envisages a peaceful world where all people share a safe, just and dignified life. Founded on a tradition of solidarity and service, we …
Access Programs Australia Ltd Access Programs Australia Ltd NSW ●●● The Company operates as a Not for Profit, providing welfare services to individuals, families and groups. This is achieved by providing relief of fina…
Jawoyn Aboriginal Charitable Trust No. 1 Jawoyn Aboriginal Charitable Trust No. 1 NT ●●● Financial support provided to Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation to help alleviate poverty and associated financial stresses to the Jawoyn peop…
Westgate Community Initiatives Group Incorporated Westgate Community Initiatives Group Incorporated VIC ●●● The principal activities of the Association for the year ended 30 June 2018 were to provide employment, training, social enterprise and related servic…
The Personnel Group Ltd The Personnel Group Ltd VIC ●●● TPG's sole purpose since inception is to relieve poverty and distress within specific cohorts through targeted employment support services to ind…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Miriam Rose Foundation Incorporated Miriam Rose Foundation Incorporated NSW ●○○ The activities run by the Miriam Rose Foundation in this financial year were designed to alleviate those living in poverty in the remote Aboriginal co…
Brighter Future Organisation Brighter Future Organisation VIC ●○○ -We provided free english education to children who have zero access to education within their third world country -We operated a child sponsorship pr…
The Co-Group Limited The Co-Group Limited ●○○ Provide non-profit community based counselling and home care support services for the direct relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, lonelin…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd NSW ●●● Act for Peace envisages a peaceful world where all people share a safe, just and dignified life. Founded on a tradition of solidarity and service, we …
Australian Independent Schools Fund Limited Australian Independent Schools Fund Limited NSW ●○○ The principal activities of the fund during the financial year were to receive, allocate and distribute funds to independent schools, other philanthro…
Joii Limited Joii Limited QLD ●●● The principal activities of the labour-hire and construction businesses helped the operation of social enterprise projects that provided employment, a…
Mary's Meals Australia Ltd Mary's Meals Australia Ltd NSW ●○○ We setup the website for online donations, in an effort to raise funds and send them in support of Mary's Meals global mission to feed the hungry…
Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group Aboriginal Corporation Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group Aboriginal Corporation NT ●●● BRADAAG provides Alcohol and other Drug Services for the Barkly Region. our Vision is to Improve the lives of individuals, families & community of the…
Born to Belong Foundation Limited Born to Belong Foundation Limited QLD ●○○ Born to Belong Foundation made grants to Cambodian Children's Trust and Forget Me Not Australia to enable them to carry out their activities prov…
Be Kind Sydney Ltd Be Kind Sydney Ltd NSW ●○○ Be Kind Sydneys charitable purpose is to relieve poverty, suffering and misfortune of people in need in New South Wales. As a subsidiary of Sydney Com…
Indigenous Employment Partners Ltd Indigenous Employment Partners Ltd ●○○ We provide training and employment opportunities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians not registered with government as being in the l…
The Generous and The Grateful, Inc. The Generous and The Grateful, Inc. NSW ●○○ We assist relieve the poverty, distress and suffering of people in need, particularly families and young people experiencing homelessness, family viol…
Worldview Foundation Limited Worldview Foundation Limited ACT ●○○ Worldview Foundation relieves poverty and distress through holistic programs with a focus on assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. W…
Colel Chabad Australia Ltd. Colel Chabad Australia Ltd. VIC ●○○ The company provided funds solely for relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability, destitution or helplessness in Austral…
Australia Tanzania Society Limited Australia Tanzania Society Limited WA ●○○ We provide support to underprivileged and disadvantaged people in Tanzania that are suffering from poverty, disability, misfortune or helplessness. Mo…
Magen David Adom Ltd Magen David Adom Ltd VIC ●●○ The Company's activities include: offering support services that directly relieves poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability…
Mummies Paying It Forward Incorporated Mummies Paying It Forward Incorporated NSW ●○○ * We provide everyday essentials to those most in need in the community. * Our team of dedicated volunteers collect, sort and distribute donations o…
Impact Nations Australia Limited Impact Nations Australia Limited NSW ●○○ Impact Nations Australia aims to provide long term sustainability for individuals and communities in developing nations. Impact Nations Australia exis…
Initiate Australia Limited Initiate Australia Limited WA ●○○ - We operated an educational program for children at risk and a leadership development program for young persons, to address a lack of education as a …
Global Frontier Missions Global Frontier Missions ●○○ The two students we took to India have had their eyes opened to the desperate need of those suffering in poverty while they also got to see first hand…
Every Nation Canberra (EN Canberra) Every Nation Canberra (EN Canberra) ACT ●○○ - supports a member of a religious group sent into an area to do ministries of service such aseducation, literacy, social justice, health care and eco…
Books for Lesotho Incorporated Books for Lesotho Incorporated SA ●○○ Assisting children in disadvantaged schools in the Kingdom of Lesotho and as a result alleviate poverty through enhanced educational outcomes. The or…
Forever Empowerment Ltd Forever Empowerment Ltd NSW ●○○ Our project with Global Development Group works closely with 100 families annually who are at risk of being unable to care for a child or children. Ov…
Project Generosity Inc Project Generosity Inc NSW ●○○ The associations object is to pursue the following charitable purpose(s):(1)To provide comfort, smiles and support to members of the Australian commun…
The Children of Maasai Educational Programme The Children of Maasai Educational Programme ●○○ We provide basic needs to Maasai children and families in Kenya to promote a fulfilling and prosperous childhood. See more at www.childrenofmaasai.org…
The Smiles Foundation The Smiles Foundation QLD ●○○ The charity has provided support to religious organisations and those in need of relief through poverty, disability, sickness or distress throughout t…
Cambodia Rural Students Foundation Limited Cambodia Rural Students Foundation Limited VIC ●○○ The purpose of Cambodia Rural Students Foundation Limited (CRSFL) charity is to provide funding to a Cambodian NGO "Cambodia Rural School Trust" (CRST…
Fairaction International Pty Ltd Fairaction International Pty Ltd NSW ●○○ - We provide textbooks, school sandals, school bags, uniforms and writing materials to primary school students from impoverished households. - We are…
HOST International Ltd HOST International Ltd NSW ●●● Host International Ltd has, as its dominant purpose(s), the following objectives: (a) the relief of poverty, distress, suffering or helplessness; (b) …
Financial Counselling Australia Ltd Financial Counselling Australia Ltd VIC ●●● Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) is the national voice of the financial counselling profession in Australia. A not-for-profit organisation, FCA: …
Axis Housing Limited Axis Housing Limited NSW ●○○ Relief of poverty due to social and affordable housing…
World Hope International Ltd World Hope International Ltd QLD ●○○ Our Vision is - Providing those in need with opportunity, dignity, and hope so they can possess the tools for change in themselves, their family and t…
Community Generation Limited Community Generation Limited ●○○ We build clean water projects in rural and vulnerable Cambodian schools and homes (villages) that do not have access to safe and clean water. This res…
Educating The Future Educating The Future NSW ●○○ - Educating The Future provides relief from poverty and generational disadvantage by providing access to preschool education. This is enabled by the c…
Warakirri College Limited Warakirri College Limited NSW ●●● Through education and associated before and after-school services and support, we aim to relieve the disadvantage, poverty, sickness, suffering, distr…
Emunah Australia Limited Emunah Australia Limited VIC ●○○ Activities included educational and social events, and establishing and maintaining relationships and collaborations to raise awareness of Emunah Aus…
Breakthrough Community Services Breakthrough Community Services NSW ●○○ Breakthrough Community Services conducted the following activites: - Emergency financial assistance - Provision of pre-cooked meals and fresh food - S…
Penny Appeal Australia Ltd Penny Appeal Australia Ltd NSW ●●● We have been able to transform lives and empowered communities around the world, helping to break the poverty cycle and build brighter futures. Our wo…
The Fusion Foundation Limited The Fusion Foundation Limited WA ●○○ We support local charities, supporting community projects through an annual fundraising event distributing income to the charities…
World Bicycle Relief Australia Limited World Bicycle Relief Australia Limited NSW ●○○ We have one fundraiser and a board of directors that have assisted with setting up the entity, spreading awareness via grassroots events, attending so…
A Brave Life Limited A Brave Life Limited ●○○ The main purpose of A Brave Life is to alleviate the risks of ongoing poverty, misfortune & helplessness experienced by many young women & mothers. We…
Solarbuddy.org Ltd Solarbuddy.org Ltd QLD ●○○ SolarBuddy Ltd is an Australian registered charity. Our goal is to end the devastating cycle of energy poverty for marginalised communities across the…
Lillie's Books Incorporated Lillie's Books Incorporated SA ●○○ We gift new books to disadvantaged children and young people in need. We deliver these books to organisations that provide support to children and…
Welcome to Jacaranda Incorporated Welcome to Jacaranda Incorporated NSW ●○○ We open our doors and hearts to girls left orphaned by family tragedy, and victims of horrific abuse and neglect. Our aim is to empower them with the …
Partners For Equity Limited Partners For Equity Limited VIC ●●● PFE partnered with non-government, community based, local organisations in developing countries to provide aid to communities that are disadvantaged o…
CASD-Australia Ltd CASD-Australia Ltd ●○○ The principal activities of the company during the financial period were to relieve persons in Nepal who are in need by reasons of poverty, sickness o…
Margaret Jurd College (NSW) Limited Margaret Jurd College (NSW) Limited NSW ●●● The provision of special education targeting disadvantaged youth who have been disengaged from mainstream schooling due to mental health/behaverioul d…
DonateDirect Ltd DonateDirect Ltd VIC ●○○ DonateDirect has worked with a number of other charities who work primarily with disadvantaged individuals (eg., homeless individuals, people living o…
Share the Dignity Ltd Share the Dignity Ltd QLD ●●○ To ensure women & girls in Australia have access to sanitary items. To work alongside Australian Charities to assist them with the basic of hygiene pr…
Four Winds Foundation Ltd Four Winds Foundation Ltd VIC ●○○ The foundation provides crisis counselling to family & individuals suffering or in distress as result of a death suicide, traumatic events or domestic…