Mazda Foundation is dedicated to enriching Australian communities. Fostering a spirit of community involvement, the foundation supports a broad range of charitable projects with assistance and funding.
• Primary Producers facing hardship – Community based organisations with projects supporting primary producers facing hardship.
• Literacy and Numeracy – Programs addressing literacy and numeracy issues amongst primary school aged children, especially remedial programs for children from disadvantaged areas.
The Mazda Foundation’s aims and objectives include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to funds, authorities and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide:
Donations to the Foundation, which are tax deductible, are also invited from individuals and organisations sharing the philosophy of the Mazda Foundation.
Mazda Foundation has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a deductible gift recipient and cheques should be made payable to “Mazda Foundation”.
Organisations applying for a grant must complete and lodge a Project Notification form. Details must include a précis of the project, how the project relates to the priority area, the amount of funding sought and how it would be used, and the expected outcome of the project. Such notification may be lodged electronically or by hard copy to the Mazda Foundation (at the address on the home page of this website).
The independent Board of Directors will consider each application and identify projects for which further detail will be sought. An agreed contribution will be made to the approved organisation(s) and the successful applicants notified.
If lodging a Project Notification form, please note that:
Once the Foundation selects a project for funding, it may seek a detailed submission from the applicant and/or seek to confer with the applicant.