BLK supports underprivileged communities and grassroots community programs through education and encouragement of a healthy lifestyle through participation in sport.

BLK has supported several charitable programs and partners including:

- The Hayden Reynolds Tiwi Garden Project
- The Adam Scott Foundation
- Eighty Twenty Vision
- Ronald McDonald House
- Heart Kids QLD
- Make a Wish Foundation
- Starlight Children’s Foundation
- Wesley Mission
- Bravehearts
- Prince Charles Hospital Foundation
- Save the Children

 The BLK Charitable Foundation supports organisations with an eye to long term, sustainable success in the following themes:

1 - Healthy Lifestyles & Sport Development: supporting grassroots / community initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles and initiatives that create a ‘sense of community spirit’
2 - Indigenous Initiatives: Improving the educational outcomes of Indigenous Australians across Australia;
3 - Remote Regions: Provide support of initiatives specific to remote regions through organisations and community-based projects and causes where the main objective meets one of the following:

     -  The relief of poverty
     -  The advancement of education
     -  Other community purposes beneficial to the community (case by case)

How we support:

The BLK Charitable Foundation provides auspicing* facilities for organisations that undertake work or programs in the themes above and do not hold their own deductible gift recipient (DGR) status.

We engage our business partners, clients and staff with our charitable efforts and our charity partners.

BLK, is currently seeking expressions of interest for up to three non-profits or community organisations that operate within our support themes and need the assistance of an auspicing organisation.

If you would like to be considered for auspicing partnership, please provide an EOI (maximum 3 pages) to outlining the following information:

- Name of organisation and contact details
- Link to website
- Vision, mission and values of the organisation
- Area/Region of service/program delivery
- Link to latest annual report
- Current fundraising initiatives and reason for seeking auspice arrangements
- Why you think BLK Foundation can assist you and relevance to our strategy

Following a review of the submitted documentation, The BLK Charitable Trust will contact you regarding partnership.

Please note that the BLK Charitable Foundation is not making financial gifts at present. Our support is limited to above and will be agreed upon with each partner organisation.

What is auspicing?

To ‘auspice’ means to provide support, sponsorship or guidance.

Sometimes funding can only be provided to organisations that deductible gift recipient (DGR) status meaning that often community groups and sporting clubs are excluded from applying.  Utilising auspicing means your organisation doesn't have to give up on the idea of seeking funding where a DGR status is required.  An auspice agreement will be required to define the roles and responsibilities of each group.

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