The Foundation has a proven a track record of raising significant funding for the Reef - more than $90 million - bringing together business, government, philanthropy and research partners for the benefit of the Reef.

Our Accountability


For every dollar the Foundation receives...


directly funds projects to protect and restore the Great Barrier Reef


enables the Foundation to operate, including accountability, administration and fundraising

‚ÄčOur commitment to our donors

  • The Foundation administers all gifts consistently in accordance with Australian law and endeavours to ensure all donors' intentions are honoured.
  • The Foundation reserves the right to decline gifts where acceptance would compromise our fundamental principles in line with our Ethical Donations Policy.
  • All gifts from donors will be acknowledged by an official receipt, compliant with Australian Tax Office guidelines. Where appropriate, further acknowledgement, recognition and publicity will also be undertaken.
  • The Foundation respects the privacy of donors.

Mantis Shrimp

Photo: Gary Cranitch, Queensland Museum

Our fundraising supports

  • Solutions to major impacts such as coral bleaching and crown-of-thorns starfish
  • Marine habitat protection
  • Saving endangered species
  • Helping Reef managers access the best solutions
  • Restoration and recovery actions
  • Citizen science
  • Community engagement

Find out more about our projects.