[layerslider id="14"]

Big Sister Foundation

Our positive community impact – helping strong women
support strong families and build stronger communities.

The Big Sister Foundation assists community organisations working in the Sutherland Shire and surrounding areas to provide vital services to women and their families.

As a philanthropic foundation our funding programs, knowledge and networks assist local organisations in building the capacity they need to grow & flourish.

We believe in working closely together to create positive impact, providing a stronger future for women & their families in our community.

Funding Programs

Apply for Funding

Funding Guidelines

Our Key Milestones

88

Years

Supporting Sydney’s women in need since 1928
6

Hostels

Funded/operated in Sydney from 1928-1976
75

Beds

Provided for aged clients at Miranda from 1976-2004
3

Million +

Donated to the local community since 2004

Our partners are achieving great things

75

new mothers each month provided with weekly, in-home support by volunteers.

3Bridges Early Years Support Service ensuring healthy and happy mothers, babies and families in the Shire for over 11 years.

822

kids attended Kookaburra camps and activity days across Sydney in 2016

The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation providing support and respite for kids living in families affected by mental illness

1000

caseworker sessions with 300 families working towards positive outcomes since 2013

Southern Community Welfare supporting women and families experiencing domestic violence, mental health and homelessness risk.

4000

families in need received donations of nursery items and clothes since 2011.

Dandelion Support Network accepts and safety checks recycled and donated children’s nursery items for distribution through hospitals and support agencies, free of charge.

25

teenagers at high risk have been supported by INSPIRE over the past two years

Project Youth’s INSPIRE mentoring program, reducing contact with juvenile justice system, increasing family contact and job prospects for youth at risk.

294

children enrolled at Milkarie Child Care Centre since opening in 2011

Sylvanvale’s Integrated Child Care Centre, offering long Day Care to children with a disability and their siblings. Building funded by Big Sister Foundation.

Governance

To support the amazing work of our community partners our costs are kept low

News & Events

Find out more about our partner’s successes and community events

Donate

Give a helping hand to some very special community organisations

Contact Us

Address

17 Casuarina Road Gymea Bay NSW 2227

Phone

02 9525 1566