Partner with us

The Walkley Foundation is at the heart of Australian media. We are a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, supported primarily by sponsorship and grants that fund an exciting year-round program of industry and public events, scholarships, fellowships, grants, training and awards.

The ongoing support of high-calibre media organisations and corporate Australia is essential to what the Walkley Foundation is able to achieve. Our current partners’ commitment to the Walkley Foundation is their public declaration that an independent, ethical and robust media remains an essential facet of our democracy.

Get involved

Alignment with the Walkley Foundation offers your organisation the ongoing opportunity to position your brand in association with media excellence innovation and build relationships with senior journalists and media industry figures around the nation.

There are many ways to support the work of the Walkley Foundation. By joining the Walkleys family, you associate your organisation with the pursuit of excellence and innovation.

Be a part of the story. Become a Walkley Partner or a Friend of the Walkley Foundation.

Lauren Dixon
Walkley Foundation Ltd is a company limited by guarantee (ABN: 99 164 809 349)

Sponsorship and Donations Policy

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“Investing in the Walkley Foundation doesn't just support Australian journalism; it makes our democracy stronger, our society fairer and our lives richer.”

Kerry O’Brien, 2019 Walkley Foundation Chair

Thank you to our partners






Grant Funders



Supporters and Bequestors:

June Andrews; Tom Blackburn; Bruce Connell; Helen Dalley; Anne Davies; Quentin Dempster; Dennoch sub-fund, a sub-fund of the Australian Communities Foundation; Kym Druitt; Dr Kathy Egea in memory of Emeritus Professor Alan Knight; David Epstein; Julie Flynn; Angelos Frangopoulos; Marina Go and Graeme Pringle; Oliver Gordon; David Heard; Stephen Howes and Clare Holberton; Hungry Beast in memory of Kieran Ricketts; Anita Jacoby; Kate Julius; Bob and Helen Lyon; Ian and Denise Macintosh; Jill Margo; Richard Moran; Margot O’Neill; OPR; John O’Sullivan; Pacific Island Living Magazine; Martin Saxon; Warren Scott; Hedley Thomas; TNC Pacific Consulting; Catherine Wilcox; Sally Young. Anonymous (4).

All donations $250 or more are publicly acknowledged. Every donation over $2 is tax-deductible and appreciated.

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It has never been more important to support quality Australian journalism.

If you would like to be involved in any of our ongoing programs, please get in touch. You can read more about The Walkley Public Fund for Journalism and our plans here.