We're a philanthropic foundation established by Origin in 2010.

Our focus, chosen by the people of Origin, is to support programs that use education to help break the cycle of disadvantage and empower young Australians to reach their potential.

Our focus

We're transitioning to a greater focus on the following areas.



Creating greater gender diversity in 'STEM' education - science, technology, engineering and maths.


Equality of education

Providing equality of educational opportunity for two groups: Indigenous students, and children in rural and remote Australia.


Training and development

Building a stronger community sector by increasing the professionalism and productivity of the not-for-profit sector through training and development.

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Achieving through education

In the past five years Origin's Foundation has helped more than 20,000 children get a flying start with their education. Meet some of them in our latest Annual Review.

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How we offer support

We work with a range of not-for-profit partners on education programs that help break the cycle of disadvantage and empower young Australians to be the best that they can be.


Grant program

Our grant program provides funding to not-for-profit organisations that use education, training and development to help young people achieve.


Volunteering program

The Give Time volunteer program matches the talents of Origin people with the needs of our grant program community partners.


Matched giving

Through Give2, our matched giving program, we match donations from Origin employees to any registered Australian charity.

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Lending a hand for Gawura

Based inside St Andrew’s Catholic School in Sydney, Gawura is a day school for kindergarten to year six students which is pioneering education for inner-city Indigenous children.

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