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Each year we give away $50,000 in Grants to grassroots charities, community groups and not-for-profits.  It’s our way of giving back to the community.

Our next grants round is now open for you to vote – $6,000 to the #5 Charities with the most votes.

You can also donate to your favourite charity to give them extra votes – generous people like you have already donated over $1,000,000 since 2018 to their favourite Charities via MyGivingCircle.  Together we’re making a difference to grassroots charities.

December Grant Winners

Victorian Dog Rescue & Resource Group - $4,000 Grant

We would like to thank My Giving Circle so much for this opportunity and for the grant. This is much needed funds for us. Especially at this time of the year, before Christmas we had a number of cats and dogs that needed emergency treatment over public holidays, and we have a number of dogs needing expensive surgery.

Assistance Dogs - $2,000 Grant

Assistance Dogs Australia Limited is the only national charity in Australia to provide internationally accredited assistance dogs across a diverse range of disability needs.

Bush Heritage - $1,000 Grant

Bush Heritage Australia work to manage and enhance millions of hectares of ecologically important land across Australia.

Kittie Kat Rescue - $1,000 Grant

Kittie Kat Rescue has been operating for over five years. In that time it has rescued, rehabilitated and rehomed over 500 cats and kittens

Medecins Sans Frontieres NZ - $2,000 grant

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare.

Black Dog Institute - $2,000 Grant

The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness. We are about creating a world where mental illness is treated with the same level of concern, immediacy and seriousness as physical illness; where scientists work to discover the causes of illness and new treatments, and where discoveries are immediately put into practice through health services, technology and community education.

MCUA Australia - $1,000 Grant

Bay of Islands Animal Rescue - $1,000 Grant

We provide facilities for the care and rehabilitation of homeless domestic animals; we foster and encourage by education and example

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association - $1,000 Grant

Help us Make Active Goals Accessible so that people living with a disability will have opportunities to live a more active and healthy life. We support the variety of active goals people may have, from increasing their mobility and independence, improving their health, socialising, participating recreationally, to representing their country. We work towards a world of greater opportunities for people with all abilities to live life to the fullest.

Medecins Sans Frontieres OZ - $1,000 grant

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare.

Pound Patrol - $500 Grant

Pound Patrol is the voiceless for the voiceless animals that are in pounds being killed for no fault of their own. We rescue, rehabilitate and rehome. One by one till there are none.

Australian Rotary Health - $500 Grant

Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.

World Animal Protection NZ - $500 Grant

We are World Animal Protection We end the needless suffering of animals We influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda We help the world see how important animals are to all of us We inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better We move the world to protect animals.

Cat Rescue Christchurch - $500 grant

Cat Rescue Christchurch Charitable Trust is located in Christchurch, New Zealand, and focuses on reducing stray cat overpopulation by using the trap, neuter, return (TNR) method. Stray kittens who are under 8 weeks of age are socialised, desexed and rehomed.

Community Union Defence League - $500 Grant

Community Union Defence League is a relatively new charitable organization, with our regular street kitchen every Sunday providing healthy hot meals, sandwiches, fruit, clothing and toiletries to anyone in need.

The Ice Meltdown Project - $500 grant

The Ice Meltdown Project is made up of passionate people that choose to support, create awareness and educate against the use of illegal substances. We are a community group that have volunteered since 2014 after seeing the destruction caused to clients and families with life controlling issues. Our charity is to assist those wanting recovery and direction to the correct service providers at the correct time with limited fuss.

Plunket - $500 Grant

Plunket is the largest provider of free support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under five in New Zealand. We see more than 90% of new borns in New Zealand each year. Plunket offers parenting information and support as well as developmental assessments of your child.

ACT Pet Crisis - $500 Grant

ACT Pet Crisis Fund gives people on a limited income the opportunity to enjoy the love of their dog or cat for longer. We are acting to stop euthanasia of beloved family pets purely due to lack of money to pay for medical care.

Mums Clique - $100 Grant

At The Mums Clique,we rely heavily on donations to cover the cost of items for our support hampers and postage.

Without donations and generous funding from the likes of MyGivingCircle, we wouldn’t be able to provide these resources to our New Zealand mothers who so desperately require them.

With the grant we were fortunate enough to win, the women we’ve assisted have needed support for domestic violence relationships, miscarriages and numerous cases of postpartum anxiety and depression.

We’d like to thank MyGivingCircle for their contribution to The Mums Clique. It really does make all the difference.

Doctors for Nutrition - $100 Grant

Every dollar counts and we are so grateful to our supporters who voted for us in this round, and as part of the Give Back Weekend. The funds raised
will allow Doctors For Nutrition to host at least one additional free CPD-accredited webinar for health professionals in 2020, equipping front-line clinicians with life-changing nutrition education.

$100 Grant Winners


Our Haven Wildlife Centre

FoodBank Australia

Starlight Children’s Foundation

Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Division)

Saving Hope Foundation

Gifts for Manus and Nauru

St John Ambulance – VIC

Dayspring Trust

Assistance Dogs NZ

The Mums Clique

Middlemore Foundation

Australian NPC Disease Foundation

Doctors for Nutrition

Dialysis Escape Line

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