What We Support

The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation is proud to support the work of a diverse range of organisations and charities to create opportunities in the rural, regional and remote communities of Queensland and the Northern Territory.  Here are some examples of initiatives supported by TFFF.


Pathways to Resilience

Pathways to Resilience Trust (Pathways) works towards the vision of ‘Resilient Kids, Positive Families, Strong Communities’. The Pathways team build sustainable capacity in communities by engaging directly with students, educators and families to implement social and emotional skills-building programs. These programs empower individuals to understand and enhance wellbeing outcomes for themselves and those in their care. The Community Wellbeing and Empowerment Program will enable Pathways to deliver tailored programs aimed at building social and emotional wellbeing skills…


arTour

arTour is Queensland’s centre of contemporary arts touring knowledge. arTour supports performing artists and producers to tour work through regional Queensland and nationally and also assists Queensland presenters to program performance work for their local audiences. arTour is working with eight local government areas to create a new performing arts touring circuit in Western Queensland, providing a structured network of local councils who will make joint decisions about the artistic work that travels to their region. TFFF approved multi-year…


GIVIT – Goods for Good Causes

GIVIT is a national organisation whose ambition it is ‘to connect those who have with those who need’. GIVIT facilitates the transfer of new, near-new or gently used goods, or cash for goods, from donors within the community directly to charities and their clients via their online giving portal. This matching service is provided free of charge to charities that work directly with marginalised, disadvantaged and vulnerable people. Since its…


The Puuya Approach

The Puuya Foundation was initiated in the remote Cape York Aboriginal community of Lockhart River (650 people). It is an independent, non-profit secular foundation, established to strengthen people’s puuya (life force in Kuuku Ya’u language).  This means taking responsibility for developing leadership, improving competence and having the confidence to invest in and work towards ‘closing the gap’ at Lockhart River and beyond. Since 2008, the Puuya Foundation has been working…