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.
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.
Walkley Foundation Ltd is a company limited by guarantee (ABN: 99 164 809 349)
“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, Walkley Foundation Chair
Thank you to our partners
Thank you to our philanthropic supporters
Foundations & Grants
Thank you to the individual donors and organisations who support our work
Australian National University; Wayne Burns; Joshua Clements; Quentin Dempster; Angelos Frangopoulos; Marina Go; Harold Mitchell Foundation; David Heard; Stephen Howes and Clare Holberton; Hungry Beast in memory of Kieran Ricketts; Anita Jacoby; Kate Julius; In memory of Emeritus Professor Alan Knight; Connie Levett; Bob and Helen Lyon; Ian and Denise Macintosh; Elizabeth Mackenzie; Rose-Anne Manns; Richard Morna; Margot O’Neill; Newcrest Mining; OPR; Pacific Island Living Magazine; Jonathan Richards; Hedley Thomas; TNC Pacific Consulting; Vodafone.
All donations $200 or more are acknowledged on our website. Every donation over $2 is tax-deductible and appreciated.