“Poverty” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Brotherhood Of St Laurence Brotherhood Of St Laurence VIC ●●● BSL is a social justice organisation working alongside people experiencing disadvantage to address the fundamental causes of poverty in Australia. We…
Anglicare SA Ltd. Anglicare SA Ltd. SA ●●● For more than 150 years, AnglicareSA has supported South Australians in need. Our 1,800 staff and more than 600 volunteers support more than 55,000 pe…
The Smith Family The Smith Family ●●● We aim to give disadvantaged children the best chance at building a better future for themselves, focussing on providing long-term targeted support as…
Access Community Enterprises Limited Access Community Enterprises Limited QLD ●●● Supporting Vulnerable Australians with employment, settlement, disability services.…
Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited QLD ●●● Culture & Arts Other recreation…
L.D.S. Charitable Trust Fund L.D.S. Charitable Trust Fund NSW ●●● We provided funding to approved GDRsto aid in the relief of poverty and hunger, elimination of disease and support of worldwide immunisation, alleviat…
Compassion Australia Compassion Australia ●●● Compassion primarily works with individual children through our Child Sponsorship Program. Compassion's holistic child development model is desig…
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/…
Wintringham Wintringham ●●● Wintringham continued to provide dignified, affordable, high quality care and accommodation to frail, elderly persons who are homeless or at risk of h…
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…
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…
Childfund Australia Childfund Australia ●●● ChildFund Australia is an independent international development organisation that works to reduce poverty for children in developing communities. Our …
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…
City West Housing Pty Limited City West Housing Pty Limited ●●● Our purpose is to build stronger communities and improve people's lives by providing affordable housing.…
Joblink Plus Limited Joblink Plus Limited ●●● The purpose of Joblink Plus is to believe in and provide support to all people, connecting them to the dignity and fulfillment made possible through e…
Minaret College Inc Minaret College Inc ●●● Advancement of education, religion and the relief of poverty of Muslims. Minaret College has established three educational campuses in order to educat…
Loddon Mallee Housing Services Limited Loddon Mallee Housing Services Limited VIC ●●● Provide direct housing assistance: a) promote the relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged by providing affordable rental housing to low i…
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…
Caritas Australia Limited Caritas Australia Limited ●●● We are an international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia. We:1. Deliver long-term development programs 2. Help peo…
The General Gumala Foundation_Trust The General Gumala Foundation_Trust WA ●●● We fund programs for the relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune or the destitution of the three language groups- Banjima, Nyiyap…
Workways Australia Limited Workways Australia Limited ●●● Workways is a charitable organisation established for the principal purpose of promoting the relief of poverty, distress, misfortune, or disability of…
Australian Committee For UNICEF Limited Australian Committee For UNICEF Limited NSW ●●● UNICEF Australia supports a range of programs which deliver positive outcomes for children in need. These are focused on nutrition, health, education,…
Sacred Heart Mission Inc Sacred Heart Mission Inc VIC ●●● Sacred Heart Mission provides support and care services for adults of all ages and backgrounds experiencing homelessness, disadvantage and social exc…
Enterprise & Training Company Limited Enterprise & Training Company Limited ●●● We are a community orientated, not-for-profit provider of employment, training, and business services. We help people from many different situations …
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 …
Momentum Collective Momentum Collective ●●● The Organisation's purpose is to provide direct relief for those people experiencing poverty, sickness (including mental illness), suffering, dis…
Cbm Australia Cbm Australia ●●● In 2020, CBM Australia worked with diverse partners in 22 countries to improve the lives of people with disabilities in the poorest communities around…
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…
The Junction Works Limited The Junction Works Limited ●●● We provide a broad range of services including disability, youth, children's and community services.…
Interrelate Limited Interrelate Limited ●●● The company's short- and long-term objectives are to provide for the direct provision of relief of poverty, suffering, distress, misfortune or he…
Human Appeal International Australia Human Appeal International Australia ●●● HAIA has an extensive range of projects which are funded, resourced and run continuously throughout the year. These projects are extremely important …
Adventist Development And Relief Agency Australia Ltd Adventist Development And Relief Agency Australia Ltd NSW ●●● The operational activities identify and address the needs and opportunities to bring about transformative change through strong networks, ADRAs abilit…
Mayflower Brighton Mayflower Brighton ●●● Mayflower is a leading not-for-profit provider of residential aged care, home care and retirement living services to people living in the bayside and …
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…
Access Programs Australia Ltd Access Programs Australia Ltd ●●● The Company operates as a Not for Profit, providing welfare services to individuals, families and groups. This is achieved by providing relief of fina…
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…
MAF International MAF International ●●● 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…
The Personnel Group Ltd The Personnel Group Ltd ●●● TPG's sole purpose since inception is to relieve poverty and distress within specific cohorts through targeted employment support services to ind…
Darebin Community Health Service Darebin Community Health Service VIC ●●● The Companys purpose is to enable health, well-being and dignity for all by providing responsive and accessible services to the diverse communities ac…
HousingFirst Ltd HousingFirst Ltd ●●● HousingFirst's charitable purpose is to promote the relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged by providing affordable rental housing t…
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 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,…
TEAR Australia TEAR Australia VIC ●●● Through the work of local partners, Tearfund Australia is able to provide long-term sustainable development in poor communities around the world. Ofte…
Junction Support Services Ltd Junction Support Services Ltd VIC ●●● We offer services to support people right across their life span - from infants who are part of our supporting young parents program, to the children …
Community Housing (Qld) Ltd Community Housing (Qld) Ltd ●●● Horizon Housing Company Ltd delivers social housing and other 'income based' housing options directly relieving the effects of poverty.…
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…
Action on Poverty Limited Action on Poverty Limited ●●● Action on Poverty is an international development organisation working across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific. For 50 years we have been helping poor an…
Kalano Community Association Inc Kalano Community Association Inc NT ●●● We administer the health, housing and employment requirements and the overall general well being of the members of the Kalano Community and their fami…
Oxfam Australia Trading Pty Ltd Oxfam Australia Trading Pty Ltd SA ●●● Please refer here https://shop.oxfam.org.au/our-story…
Better Place Australia Better Place Australia ●●● We provide counselling services in the areas of family dispute resolution and mediation, property and financial matters where families are distressed …

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Miriam Rose Foundation Aboriginal Corporation Miriam Rose Foundation Aboriginal Corporation NT ●○○ 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…
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…
Brighter Future Organisation Brighter Future Organisation VIC ●○○ -We provide education from the two village rural schools in Cambodia that we built for the communities -We provide local teaching positions at our two…
Ankamuthi Charitable Trust Ankamuthi Charitable Trust WA ●●● Advance social and public welfare through the relief of poverty, distress and Aboriginal disadvantage…
Worldview Foundation Limited Worldview Foundation Limited ●●○ Worldview relieves poverty and distress through holistic programs with a focus on assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also empl…
Indigenous Employment Partners Ltd Indigenous Employment Partners Ltd ●●○ We provided employment preparation, recruitment and post placement support and mentoring to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.…
The Generous and The Grateful, Inc. The Generous and The Grateful, Inc. ●●○ We connect excess with need to help both people and planet by sourcing high quality second hand furniture from corporate and private donors. Ensuring …
Be Kind Sydney Ltd Be Kind Sydney Ltd ●●○ 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…
Colel Chabad Australia Ltd. Colel Chabad Australia Ltd. ●●○ The charity provided funds for the relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability, destitution and helplessness.…
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…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd NSW ●●● We are the international aid agency of National Council of Churches. By supporting emergency response, sustainable development and advocacy programs i…
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 philanthr…
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…
Hakimi Trust Hakimi Trust NSW ●○○ Locally in Australia, we worked along side various local charities such as raising funds for Salvation Army Xmas Appeal by donating food items and toy…
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…
The Children of Maasai Educational Programme The Children of Maasai Educational Programme ●○○ By providing education and health care to children and vulnerable members of the community, we reduce the number of people in poverty and work towards…
Cambodia Rural Students Foundation Limited Cambodia Rural Students Foundation Limited ●●○ The purpose of Cambodia Rural Students Foundation Ltd charity is to provide funding to a Cambodian NGO - Cambodia Rural Students Trust ("CRST") whose …
Warakirri College Limited Warakirri College Limited ●●● Through education and associated before and after-school services and support, we aim to relieve the disadvantage, poverty, sickness, suffering, distr…
World Hope International Ltd World Hope International Ltd ●○○ SIERRA LEONE 45 adolescent girls from 10+ villages learned to make, market and sell soap to help combat COVID-19 CAMBODIA Over 14,000 Cambodians, a…
Financial Counselling Australia Ltd Financial Counselling Australia Ltd ●●● FCA is the national voice for the financial counselling profession in Australia. It is a not for profit organisation that: Provides resources and sup…
HOST International Ltd HOST International Ltd ●●○ We provided direct assistance to support refugees and migrants to maintain wellbeing and to meet basic material needs while seeking to resolve their m…
Fairaction International Pty Ltd Fairaction International Pty Ltd ●○○ * In collaboration with Essential Need Projects Limited, we designed, developed and launched the Target 6.1 Map, a centralised and transparent managem…
The Smiles Foundation The Smiles Foundation ●○○ The Charity has provided support to Religious Organisations and those in need of relief through poverty, disability, sickness or distress throughout t…
Project Generosity Inc Project Generosity Inc ●○○ We helped with our generical smile boxes this period. This worked sought to provide mental health and moral support to those that have gone through a …
Emunah Australia Limited Emunah Australia Limited ●●○ Activities included educational and social events, and establishing and maintaining relationships and collaborations to raise awareness of Emunah Aust…
Axis Housing Limited Axis Housing Limited ●○○ We provide affordable housing to the community helping people in low and middle income levels. We are registered Community Housing Provider.…
Penny Appeal Australia Ltd Penny Appeal Australia Ltd ●●● Penny Appeal Australia has been set up to provide poverty relief across Asia, the Middle East and Africa by offering water solutions, organizing mass …
Community Generation Limited Community Generation Limited ●○○ WE PROVIDED ACCESS TO CLEAN DRINKING WATER, SANITATION + HYGIENE TO RURAL VILLAGES AND SCHOOLS IN KAMPOT PROVINCE IN CAMBODIA. THIS ALSO INCLUDED HYGI…
Breakthrough Community Services Breakthrough Community Services ●○○ Breakthrough Community Services conducted the following activities: - Emergency financial assistance - Provision of pre-cooked meals and fresh food - …
World Bicycle Relief Australia Limited World Bicycle Relief Australia Limited NSW ●○○ World Bicycle Relief Australia raises revenue via donations and sends those funds to our program operations in Sub Sahara Africa to purchase bicycles …
Solarbuddy.org Ltd Solarbuddy.org Ltd ●●● SolarBuddy Ltd is an Australian registered charity. Our goal is to end the devastating cycle of energy poverty for marginalised communities across the…
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 teenage and young mothers…
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 fam…
Magen David Adom Ltd Magen David Adom Ltd VIC ●●● We provide aid to financially disadvantaged people in the community and overseas communities and charities…
Mummies Paying It Forward Incorporated Mummies Paying It Forward Incorporated NSW ●○○ We provide material aid to vulnerable families living on or below the poverty line including: the homeless or those at risk of homelessness vulnerab…
Impact Nations Australia Limited Impact Nations Australia Limited ●○○ Impact Nations Australia aims to provide long term sustainability for individuals and communities in developing nations. Impact Nations Australia exi…
Initiate Australia Limited Initiate Australia Limited WA ●○○ We funded three projects in Kenya in the areas of health, education and income generation. We operated a mentoring program for disadvantaged children…
St Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Cathedral Parish Melbourne North St Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Cathedral Parish Melbourne North VIC ●○○ The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged. Advancement of religion. Other purposes meeting medical expenses of poor, meeting unexpected…
Every Nation Canberra (EN Canberra) Every Nation Canberra (EN Canberra) ●○○ We continue to do regular online church services and meet regularly with the church community for encouragement and support.…
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 org…
Forever Empowerment Ltd Forever Empowerment Ltd NSW ●○○ Our project with Global Development Group works closely with 125 families annually who are at risk of being unable to care for a child or children. Ov…
Wiseberry Foundation Limited Wiseberry Foundation Limited ●○○ We carrying out a Winter Appeal seeking donations of blankets, new socks, non-perishable goods to supply shelters and to help the homeless…
LIGHTHOUSE for the community Limited LIGHTHOUSE for the community Limited ●○○ We support single parents escaping Domestic Violence, Separation, Divorce, Custody, Settlement and Homelessness. We work primarily on a case managemen…
Essential Need Projects Limited Essential Need Projects Limited ●○○ 1. We focus solely on the UN Global Goal of access to clean water for every community by 2030 (Target 1.1 and 6.1) 2. Our current focus is in Nigeria…
UMA Social Services Ltd UMA Social Services Ltd ●○○ UMA Social Services visits patients at hospitals and hand out gifts/toys for patients, sweets for the hospital staff and balloons for everyone. Gift a…
Short Back and Sidewalks Ltd Short Back and Sidewalks Ltd WA ●○○ Through the act of giving free haircuts, Short Back & Sidewalks is creating positive connections with vulnerable and marginalised community members to…
Works of Mercy Ltd. Works of Mercy Ltd. ●○○ Our charity's purpose is to relieve poverty and distress for people in need. Thus, our charity's activities and outcomes indeed helped to ac…
Share the Dignity Ltd Share the Dignity Ltd ●●● 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 ●○○ We provided phone & crises counselling to family & individuals suffering or in distress of death suicide, traumatic or domestic violence (in particul…