Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation

Also known as “Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation”, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation is a medium-scale charity established in 1983. Their main activity is registered as grant-making activities primarily serving families.

The Foundations purpose is to manage and administer the Ballarat Catholic Bishops Charitable Fund and to receive, manage and administer non-deductible Gifts received by the Foundation for the objects as set out: (a) to financially assist the Diocese in its mission to grow Christs kingdom here on earth; (b) to financially assist the charitable works of the Diocese; (c) to provide for relief, support and comfort of those suffering from disadvantage within the Diocese, inter alia from unemployment, low income, age, physical or mental disability, language difficulties or social or economic isolation; (d) to do all things ancillary to the items listed above for the purposes of meeting those objectives.

Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation

Who They Help

  • Families
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Other charities



Total employee expenses: $24,251 (3% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $11,074.

Revenue vs Expenses

Grants given out in 2019 for use within Australia: $448,840

Assets vs Liabilities

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Andrew Jirik
Paul Bird
Stephen Bigarelli

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status
Not endorsed.

Donations are not tax deductible.

Office Address
5 Lyons Street Sth
VIC 3350
Operating States
Entity Type
Discretionary Investment Trust

The main source of income of the discretionary trust is from investment activities.

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