Community partners

The LUCRF Super Community Program's community partners are delivering outstanding results in local communities.

Since its inception, the Community Program has proudly partnered with 30 community organisations to support 36 unique community projects across five states. Without this much needed support, these projects might not have gone ahead.

Find out more about our community partners and a specific project in your state.


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Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Inc. (ASRC)

Mentoring program (Aug 2016 - Jul 2018)
Member Volunteer program (Aug 2016 - Jul 2018)
Foodbank (Aug 2016 - Jul 2018)

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Inc. is Australia’s largest community-led, not-for-profit organisation providing advocacy, aid, and health services for all people seeking asylum. They deliver 30 programs that aim to help improve their circumstances and create a better life.

Women’s Health Victoria Inc.

Bridge of Support program (Jul 2015 - Jun 2017)

Women’s Health Victoria Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation focused on improving the lives of Victorian women. They undertake strategic health promotion and advocacy to improve women’s health, and provide a number of direct services.

Lentara UnitingCare

Asylum Seeker Women's Group (Jan 2014 - Dec 2016)

A not-for profit agency of the Uniting Church, Lentara UnitingCare provides support for people in Melbourne’s northern and western suburbs, who are living lawfully in the community while their claims for protection are being assessed.

Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre (MRC)

Kick to Connect project (Jan 2014 - Dec 2014)
Homework Program (Jan 2012 - Dec 2013)

The Spectrum MRC operates across Melbourne's north-west region, offering a hub-style service to support migrants and refugees to help them successfully settle and participate in all aspects of community life.

Melbourne Polytechnic Work Education Centre

Next Steps program (Mar 2012 - Dec 2014)

The Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE) Work Education Centre was established in 1977 to assist people with disabilities to gain access to opportunities for workplace training, education and employment.

Doxa Youth Foundation

Engaging in Education Program, Bendigo (Feb 2012 - Nov 2013)
Afternoon Program, Melbourne (Nov 2010 - Nov 2011)

The Doxa Youth Foundation provides essential services to disadvantaged children and young people (aged between 11 and 15) with social and/or emotional difficulties who are finding it challenging to stay engaged in mainstream schooling.

Upper Yarra Community House (UYCH)

Community College Young Mums VCAL Program (Mar 2012 - Dec 2013)

he UYCH is a community-based organisation which provides a range of programs and services to the local community. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), UYCH delivers accredited courses covering a wide variety of vocational areas.

Youth Projects Limited

Street Psych project (Jul 2012 - Jun 2013)
Living Room project (Sep 2010 - Aug 2011)

Youth Projects Limited provides health, outreach, community, employment, education and training services to individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness or drug and alcohol related issues.

Save the Children

Horn of Africa Famine Appeal (Nov 2011)

Save the Children is one of Australia's largest aid and development agencies dedicated to helping children, protecting them from harm and helping them access quality education and health services. The Community Partnership Trust contributed to this cause, an amount which was matched dollar for dollar by a Federal Government scheme on offer at the time.

Sister Francesca Healy Cottage

Purchase of a bariatric wheelchair and bed (Jul 2010 - Jun 2011)

'The Cottage' is an initiative of the Sisters of Charity in conjunction with St Vincent’s and serves as a hospital in a home-style environment for those who are homeless, or at risk of being homeless.

New South Wales

South West Multicultural and Community Centre Inc. (SWMACC)

Emerging Pacific Youth Leadership Program (Jul 2015 - Jun 2016) Guiding Pacific Adolescents Program (Apr 2017 - Mar 2018)

SWMACC is a community-based charitable organisation providing services in the Campbelltown local government area. They offer support to socially and financially disadvantaged people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, particularly those from Pacific Island communities.  

Fitted for Work Ltd (FFW) 

Life Skills program (Jul 2012 - Jun 2013)

FFW is an innovative not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to help women experiencing disadvantage get work and keep it. FFW provides free services including mentoring, interview preparation, personal outfitting, work experience and a range of transition to work and staying employed programs.

Foundation House

Full-time employment of a gambling counsellor (Nov 2011 - Oct 2013)

Foundation House is a not-for-profit organisation established to provide adequate, effective and readily accessible alcohol, drug and gambling treatment services and support to construction industry personnel and their family members, as well as the general public.

Cawarra Women’s Refuge Aboriginal Corporation

Family and Child Health Worker Program (Jan 2012 - Dec 2012)

The Cawarra Women's Refuge Aboriginal Corporation provides support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children who are escaping or experiencing domestic violence.

Northern Territory

Dawn House Incorporated

Playgrounds update project (Jun 2016 – Jul 2016)

Dawn House Incorporated is a not-for-profit organisation that provides emergency accommodation and support services to women with children who are escaping domestic violence. 


Pacific Unity Qld Inc.

Cultural Identity project (Jun 2016 – Sep 2017)

Pacific Unity Qld Inc. aims to raise awareness by sharing the diversity of the people, businesses and cultural practices of South Pacific communities through traditional and contemporary performances, food, music, market stalls, arts, community service stalls and sports. 

SERO4 Limited  

The LEAP Program (Jul 2015 - May 2016)

SERO4 Limited works to improve the physical and mental health of women affected by domestic violence and to address the associated poverty and unemployment. They provide intervention and education services to vulnerable and disadvantaged women whose needs are often not addressed in mainstream care.

Cystic Fibrosis Queensland Ltd (CFQ)

The CF Hub project (Jul 2015 - Dec 2017)

CFQ is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing high quality care and services to children and young adults with cystic fibrosis and their families. CFQ provide emotional support through counselling; practical support through equipment and accommodation; and advocacy, research and education.

Logan Brothers Rugby League Club Inc.

U11's Rugby League Carnival, Logan (Jun 2013 - Nov 2013)

A squad of boys and girls from different rugby clubs was established to participate in a program aimed at promoting 'respect and tolerance for each other'. The squad completed their program with an overnight trip to participate in an inter-league game against a team from Pittsworth.

The Romero Centre Mercy Family Services

Community Shield Soccer Tournament (Jul 2012 - Dec 2012)

The Romero Centre based in Dutton Park, Brisbane, acts as an advocacy centre for refugees. It also organises activities for refugee families, and aims to educate the community about the refugee experience.

Operation Smile (Australia) Ltd

Craniofacial surgery mission, Philippines (Jul 2012 - Dec 2012)

Since 1999, Operation Smile (Australia) Ltd has conducted craniofacial missions on children from developing countries, and has sent Australian medical volunteers to participate on Operation Smile cleft lip and cleft palate international medical missions around the world.

South Australia

South Sudanese Skills and Employment Pathways Association of South Australia Inc.

Literacy, Numeracy and Basic Computer Skills program (May 2017 - Apr 2018)

The newly established South Sudanese Skills and Employment Pathways Association of South Australia Inc. (SSSEPASA) was formed to enable the skilled and employed members of the South Sudanese community to assist South Sudanese adults in South Australia in reaching their full employment potential.

Australian Refugee Association Inc.

Youth drop-in @ Salisbury project (July 2016-June 2018)

The Australian Refugee Association Inc. (ARA) is a non-government, not-for-profit charity organisation dedicated to helping refugees settle in Australia. Based in South Australia, ARA provides advice, assistance, advocacy and practical support to enable refugees to become independent and productive citizens.

Zebra Finch Aboriginal Men's Group, Kura Yerlo Inc. 

Development of 'The Men's Shed' (Dec 2012 - Jul 2014)

The Zebra Finch Men's Group is an Aboriginal entity that offers cultural arts and crafts with an emphasis on intergenerational teaching and learning.

Pooraka Farm Men's Shed  

Development of 'The Men's Shed' (Nov 2012 - Dec 2013)

The Pooraka Farm Men's Shed builds items for community groups and schools in the local area. A suite of programs and support services has been developed to cater to the needs of local people.

Western Youth Centre Inc. 

Design and build of Western Youth Centre's website (Nov 2012 - Oct 2013)

The Western Youth Centre is a local community centre home to community and sporting groups. It is staffed by volunteers, and provides a safe space for local youth and adults including new migrants to join together in cultural gatherings and recreational activities, promoting inclusion and community involvement.

Willo's Men's Shed  

Talk and Tools mentoring program (Nov 2012 - Oct 2013)

The Willo's Men's Shed offers training and activities for youth, retirees and the unemployed, as well as those with mental health issues and intellectual disabilities.

Can my organisation apply for Community Program support?

The Community Program does not accept unsolicited applications. All applications for grants are by invitation only and are selected by the Community Program’s Board of Directors.

The Community Program selects, supports and allocates grants to organisations that demonstrate similar core values to that of LUCRF Super. Organisations that do not receive funding from traditional sources are highly regarded by the Community Program. The aim of the Community Program is to enrich the lives of the communities where our members live and work.