The Balnaves Foundation is a private philanthropic organisation established in 2006 by Neil Balnaves AO.  Dispersing over $3 million annually to eligible organisations that aim to create a better Australia through education, medicine and the arts with a focus on young people, the disadvantaged and Indigenous Australia

Current Grants

  • Adelaide Festival has delighted audiences for over 55 years with an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre pro...

  • The Art Gallery of South Australia, founded in 1881 is home to one of Australia's great art collections, housed in one of Ad...

  • Bangarra is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation and one of Australia’s leading performing arts companies, ...

  • Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law, Professor Megan Davis “The Uluru Statement from the Heart invites all Australians to w...

  • Biennale of Sydney is an artist led endeavour that brings together artists, makers, scientists, academics and thinkers from ...

  • The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing, and treating mental illness. ...

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