Great Barrier
Reef Foundation
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The Great Barrier Reef is beautiful, diverse and under threat. Right now, it’s facing enormous challenges: rising ocean temperatures that cause coral bleaching; poor water quality due to land run-off; outbreaks of coral-destroying crown-of-thorns starfish. There is no one solution to helping the Reef overcome these and other challenges.

It will take all of us, working together, to give our global treasure the best chance of a bright future. Whether you’re an individual, community group, school or class group, organisation large or small, or a group of like-minded friends, it’s easy to get started. Every amount raised for the Reef helps.

Help keep the Reef great and hold a fundraiser for the Great Barrier Reef Foundation

Fundraising Resources

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How to fold your Reef Pocket Guide

Print actual size to A4 paper. Fold in half along long dotted line. Fold in half along middle dotted line, then fold each side to make your accordion-style brochure.

Need more help, ideas or tips? Request your free fundraising kit here.

Meet some of our inspiring fundraisers

Meet some of our inspiring fundraisers

We are so grateful to and inspired by our caring community of Reef fundraisers who support the Foundation’s work to fund solutions through science, technology, engineering and on-ground action to ensure the long-term conservation of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Brownies a sweet fundraiser

Who could resist buying a brownie from this delightful nine year old from Brighton, England!

Passionate rock climber Jasmine baked a batch of Easter-themed brownies to sell at her father's work because she wanted to do something to help with coral bleaching. She raised more than £50 to donate to the Foundation and shared the sweet news with a tweet.

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Dancing their way to a donation

Dancers of all ages and their families and friends celebrated their love of dance to raise much-needed funds for the Great Barrier Reef.

The talented team from Melbourne’s LSSDance performed a series of dazzling routines at their two studios, raising more than $1300 for the Reef. Bravo to all involved - your generosity will make a difference.

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San Diego students' RUN for FUNdraiser

School teacher Ms A Wang from Rancho School in San Diego California shared the news of her class's wonderful efforts on twitter:

"This morning my 1st grade #teded student had a fun run for the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. It was a smashing hit and I'm so proud!"

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Paddle power

The Salty Dogs Fishing Club of Hayman Island combined their love for fishing and the Great Barrier Reef and paddled their kayaks from Airlie Beach on Queensland’s Whitsunday Coast to Hayman Island to raise funds for the Foundation.

Club members Richard Price and Jimmy Barnes paddled the 30-plus kilometres to Hayman Island in around eight hours, island-hopping along the way across the water and even stopping to do some fishing en route! Not even rough water through the channels fazed the determined duo who raised almost $300. What a champion effort for the Reef – special thanks to the Salty Dogs' President Joshua Weaver for coming up with this brilliant idea!

Marathon run for the Reef

Running for a reason took on a special meaning for Perth runner Nathaniel Shivaraman who conquered his fears to not only complete his first ever marathon in June, but also raise more than $2,700 for the Great Barrier Reef in the process.

Contact us

Email Jess - Community Fundraising Manager

Phone +61 7 3064 0877

Get in touch if you have any questions or need a hand with your fundraising activity. And please share your story and photos or videos with us - we'd love to see what you achieve!

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