A selection of stories

For over 60 years the Collier Charitable Fund has been providing grants to organisations that support the community. These endeavours are many and varied and since inception the value of the funds distributed is in excess of $100 million. This area of the website is building a collection of stories about the projects we have supported and pays tribute to the many people who work tirelessly to support others in the community

The stories below

The Collier Charitable Fund has been supporting organisations to assist in making life better in communities around Australia. The following stories are just a few from over 3,000 organisations have been supported by the Fund since it commenced in 1955.  

Select a photo to find a story or use the links below the photos


The online application and acquittal system has been upgraded. If you are planning to make an application in 2019 you are encouraged to familiarise yourself with the new process (refer to Completing an application located under the Grant applications tab). This will ensure that submitting an application and acquittal form is as smooth as possible.

Applications for 2019

Online applications for 2019 are now open and close will on 30 June 2019.

It is expected that the review process will be completed and all applicants notified of the outcome of their application by 31 October 2019. 

Online Acquittal Form

The online acquittal form is available under the Grant acquittals tab.