Individual and corporate donations are critical to the Ballarat Foundation in order to make our local communities more just and equitable places to live. Regardless the size of your contribution, you will take comfort in knowing that you are having an impact to break the cycles of disadvantage right here in Ballarat and the surrounding areas.

To make a general donation to The Ballarat Foundation or to one of our generic sub funds you can:

Donate online

You can make a one off donation or set up a regular donation at Raisely (a secure online platform)

Donate to Ballarat Reads

Become a sponsor of the Ballarat Reads program by gifting a regular monthly donation for a Ballarat child, or children, from birth to their fifth birthday:

  • 1 Child $15 per month
  • 2 Children $30 per month
  • 3 Children $45 per month


Alternatively, you can sponsor one or two years worth of books at $180 per year.

Sub-fund donations

To invest in a particular sub fund, please contact us directly. To start your own, please see Create a Sub-fund

Donate via the mail or in person

Download a Donation Form here and return it with your donation to the address on the form.