Peel Community Fund

Looking Forward - Giving Back


The Peel Community Fund exists to make a lasting difference in the Peel Region

Our vision is to inspire philanthropy within our own community by inspiring and enabling others to collaborate and actively engage in philanthropy in Peel

Everyone can be a philanthropist- when you partner with us we will help you make a difference in our community  

We do this, through a cost effective and simple mechanism to support our community, by investing Peel Community Fund donations- and providing scholarships and grants.

“Everyone can be a philanthropist – Peel Community Fund will help you make a difference in our community with Philanthropy in Peel."

Who Are we?

The Peel community is strong and has a history of collaboration to enhance opportunities. Despite the growing vibrancy and diversity of our community we do have high levels of disadvantage and important social and environmental challenges to face together.

The Peel Community Fund’s aim is to bring together our generosity of spirit to support the greater Peel community.

In collaboration with the Fremantle Community Foundation* The Peel Community Fund partners with donors, local organisations and the community to strengthen our Peel region by building social capital for public benefit.

The establishment of the Peel Community Fund has been headed up by a group of individuals who care about the Peel Region and have a vision for what is possible

  • Sonia Davies
  • Kristie Tonkin
  • Naomi Purcell 
  • Peter Campbell
  • Cathy Bastow
  • Barbara King
  • TBA

The Peel Community Fund objectives, strategy and grant making is driven and directed by these local Advisory Committee members who operate in partnership with the Fremantle Foundation

Peel Community Fund Partnering with Fremantle Foundation

The Fremantle Foundation is a Public Ancillary Fund. The trustees for the fund is Fremantle Foundation Limited- a charitable company limited by guarantee.

By partnering with the Fremantle Foundation we are able to keep our establishment costs low and earmark all donations received to our region.

To find out more about the Fremantle Foundation check out their website –

Making a Donation

The Peel Community Fund- supporting our community through a lasting legacy

The Peel Community Fund offers several ways for you to give- we are here to help, working with you whatever your personal philanthropic goals are-

We encourage individuals, families and businesses to donate to the Fund so that accumulated capital is retained in the Peel region and the income generates is used to meet the of the local community.


For individual donors we make it easy for you to give back

For nonprofits we partner with you around important local issues and if you are without a DGR a medium to access timely finds

When a donor makes a tax deductable gift to the Fund it is credited to the Gift Fund- All gifts are pooled for investment purposes and are subject to the Terms of the Foundation Trust Deed.

 Non-tax deductable gifts such as bequests are credited to the Open Fund and pooled   with other bequests . These gifts are subject  to the terms of the Open Fund Trust Deed.

 There is no entry fee or establishment cost. Whichever of these forms of giving you may choose will be welcomed.


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As a community we can make a difference by helping each other- The Peel Community Fund offers people with a philanthropic desire to support their community , an opportunity to put their money where their heart is!

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Our Priorities

OUR aim is to partner with diverse donors and advocates to build a fund as a long-term community asset –  a permanent community endowment.

This means donor legacies are really created… forever!

By facilitating connections and collaborations we can bring together a ‘ whole of community’ approach to build the social capital and strengthen our region-by customising our approach to honour the diversity and geographical spread of our region.

By sourcing knowledge to identify and sustainably solve challenges and opportunities in our region we aim to  demonstrate flexibility-  funds can be directed  for real impact for real people in a real meaningful way monitoring of  needs.