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Vodafone Foundation enables charities to harness the power of mobile technology to create a healthier Australia. We call it, ‘connected for good’.
Vodafone Foundation was established in 2002 and has donated more than $22 million to support the community.
We currently support Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Baker IDI and Hello Sunday Morning, with grants for technology solutions to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians.
Previous partnership highlights include supporting charities such as beyondblue and St John Ambulance NSW, Taronga Foundation and Animal Welfare League to create life saving Smartphone apps through our App Aid program. As well as helping to transform charities such as OzHarvest, Red Dust Models and Musicians Making A Difference through our 12-year World of Difference program.
Vodafone Foundation also empowers Vodafone staff to support our charity partners and charities they’re personally passionate about, through volunteering, matching staff fundraising and workplace giving.
Vodafone Foundation’s Board is made up of senior Vodafone staff and one independent director. The trustee board is responsible for the governance and financial management of the Vodafone Foundation, and ensures we deliver on our purpose and goals.
In 2014/15, Vodafone Foundation made three-year commitments to its current charity partners. To make the biggest possible difference to these programs, we won’t be taking on any other applications for funding or in-kind support in 2016/17.
Vodafone Foundation Australia is one of 25 Vodafone Foundation’s around the world using mobile technology to make social change and improve lives.