The Giving Grants by Flight Centre Foundation
The 2021/22 Flight Centre Foundation grant program will provide a total of five grants worth $30,000 each to the elected charities. Applications for this round closed in October 2021.
Our people are interested in supporting projects that fall under our three principal areas of concern. These are Care, Crisis and Climate.
We had over 190 applicants to our first ever grants round. Participants across all businesses came together to shortlist our applications through a rigorous criteria and process that centered around our values within our FCTG community. There were 14 finalists that our people had the opportunity to vote on. Please view finalists below, in no particular order.
Reading Out of Poverty https://www.roop.org.au/
The Humour Foundation https://www.humourfoundation.org.au/
Zoe Support Australia https://www.zoesupport.com.au/
Suited to Success https://www.suitedtosuccess.org/
Karrkad Kanjdji Trust https://www.kkt.org.au/
Happy Paws Happy Hearts https://www.hphhfoundation.org/ (Grant Winner!)
Food for Change https://www.foodforchange.org.au/ (Grant Winner!)
Backpack Beds https://backpackbed.org/au/
Keep Australia Beautiful NSW https://www.kabnsw.org.au/
Escabags https://www.escabags.org/ (Grant Winner!)
The Alive Project https://www.alive.org.au/
Little Wings https://www.littlewings.org.au/ (Grant Winner!)
National Homeless Collective https://www.nhcollective.org.au/ (Grant Winner!)
MADALAH Ltd. https://www.madalah.com.au/
The three finalists with the greatest amounts of votes will be gifted The Giving Grants before end of year 2021.
Feedback from our process includes:
- "I was blown away with the videos we received from the many worthy charities who have applied for the Flight Centre Foundation Giving grants." - James Kavanaugh, Managing Director
- "I might complain about my life sometimes but then you watch these Giving Grants video submissions and I realise just how privileged I am." - Annonymous
- "I took my time watching and reading the details on each finalist and if I could vote for all I would!"
Applications are now closed. Please check back in 2022 for our next grant round.