Tucker Foundation


The Foundation’s funding has been made available through the estate of the late Albert and Barbara Tucker, as per their wishes.

Grants of up to $25,000 will be considered.

Aims & Objectives

  • The support, promotion, development and advancement of public art galleries and museums.
  • The relief of poverty and the suffering of children
  • The provision of or support for scholarships to disadvantaged children or young adults up to the age of twenty-five years (25) to enable them to pursue their education at primary, secondary or tertiary institutions
  • The protection of women from abuse, assisting women in these circumstances to further their education and providing support to women in these circumstances
  • The initiation and support of social change which goes towards increasing the equal treatment and social acceptance of all persons in the community
  • The protection of wildlife and habitat, and to preserve natural reserves of forest, oceans and wilderness and for the rehabilitation of flora and fauna
  • The prevention of cruelty to animals and the promotion of animal welfare

Eligibility

  • Any charitable organisation which is entitled to be exempt entities as defined in Section 995-1 (1) of the lncome Tax Assessment Act
  • Proof of current registration with the ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission) must be provided
  • If an applicant intends to be auspiced by another organisation they must email mara@tuckerfoundation.org.au and request an auspiced organisation application form.

Criteria

  • In line with one or more of the Foundation’s aims
  • Clear budget including any funding from other sources and in kind/pro bono etc
  • Clear methodology, aims and outcomes
  • Demonstrable capacity to achieve stated outcomes
  • Projects must be for the benefit of the Public

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