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What we do

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What we fund

Eligibility for Funding


The Foundation funds charities and not-for-profit organizations across Australia.

Funding is provided for programs that support the development of relationships between young children from birth to Primary School entry (ages 0 -5 years generally) and their families or carers. Prenatal programs are also supported.

Funding may be provided for:
•    Family support programs
•    Early intervention programs
•    Specific resources for such programs
•    Specific training required for implementation of such programs

A maximum of $7000 is available per application.

Funding to a program is limited to once every three years.

When partial funding is provided the Foundation may request assurance that other funding is available to complete the project or program.

What People Say

Nicolina, NSW 2022

Thanks to the generosity of the Inger Rice Foundation. 89 individuals and families were directly supported through the Aboriginal Early Start program.

Kylie, NT 2020

The funding from the Inger Rice Foundation has assisted families at Darwin hospital who have babies born prematurely or who are sick.  

Romlea, SA 2022

We appreciate your grant towards our mobile Toy Library service. It has allowed our service to reach more families who are needing support.    

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