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About the Foundation

Pink Umbrella Foundation is a not for profit, Private Ancillary Fund established in December 2010 that operates in accordance with the Australia Government Private Ancillary Fund Guidelines 2009. The Foundation is able to provide grants to Australian organisations that have Tax Concession Charity status and qualify as Deductible Gift Recipients under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.


Our Mission

Pink Umbrella Foundation’s primary mission is to address social inequities in developing countries through interventions that are substantially life changing and touch as many people as possible.


Pink Umbrella Foundation aims to increase the number of people with access to education, health care and sustainable livelihood.


Pink Umbrella Foundation strives to give people dignity, hope and choice thus making the world a fairer place. 



Our objectives are to -

  • Focus on Health and Education related projects.

  • Favour organisations with low administrative costs and overheads.

  • Favour organisations with a demonstrated capacity to set and deliver high value outcomes.

  • Work with projects that demonstrate “good value.”

  • Monitor the effectiveness of major projects through communication and visits.

  • Support projects where local communities are collaboratively engaged with the definition and delivery of the project vision and objectives.

  • Support projects with a planned exit strategy to leave empowered, strong and self-sufficient communities who can meet their own meeds long term, in relation to project goals.

Pink Umbrella

Where we work;

Our focus countries currently are Uganda,  and Cambodia.

Our funding priorities;

We prioritise projects that address

  • Education

  • Maternal health

  • Child welfare

  • Primary health services





In The News:


Pink Umbrella Foundation founder, Sue O'Neill, recognised with the Order of Australia.

January 2022



Pink Umbrella helps  Lotumbe Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

January 2014


Pink Umbrella helps improve diagnostic services in Mbale in eastern Uganda.

February 2013

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