Our Impact

Since 2003, the Cardinia Foundation (formerly Casey Cardinia Foundation) has provided over $838,000 in grants to local community groups. We continue to raise funds and encourage philanthropy within Cardinia Shire in order to provide independent grants that support the growing needs of our communities, now and into the future.

Download our impact statement for 2023 here:

Our Current Board

Our volunteer Board of Directors are community representatives who reflect a broad range of skills and local experience who are passionate about our local community. If you are interested in becoming a board member, please email us to obtain further information and an expression of interest form at:



The Cardinia Foundation Ltd is a philanthropic Community Foundation, raising funds for local community groups throughout the Cardinia Shire.


The Community Grants Program supports projects for Older persons, Disability, Disadvantage, Youth, Arts, Environment and Men’s Health across Cardinia Shire.


Donations to the Cardinia Foundation are tax deductible. Helping community organisations to deliver projects which make a real difference, to the lives of many.

How to support the Foundation

Donations are retained in a Trust which generates grants funds back into the Cardinia Shire region each year.
Your money stays in our community and helps many people into the future.


Join a network of like-minded change makers, committed to making a real difference in Cardinia


Helping out shouldn't be hard. Just a few dollars in your pay each week can make a big difference.


Leaving a gift in your will is an amazing way for your generosity to last beyond your own lifetime.


Keep up to date with the news of the Cardinia Foundation, Events and Grant Program release dates.