The Catfish Charity Foundation was created to celebrate and support storytelling and creative endeavour, champion initiatives to empower our young people to reach their potential, and work with disadvantaged sectors in our communities.

Our Passion is to support creativity, champion the underdog and believe in the uniqueness and potential of every Australian.


We want to see a nation thrive with creative storytellers bringing our past and present to life.

Youth & Lifestyle

Our aim is to empower youth and believe in uniqueness and potential of the next generation. 

Social & Welfare

Advocates for positive change resulting in healthier, safer communities via education.


Striving to support organizations that make our society healthier and happier.

Funding Opportunities

Let’s Be The Change Together

We are currently accepting applications for our 2017/2018 round of funding. We will partner with registered charities which meet our criteria, to create meaningful partnerships which add social capital to our communities. If you feel your organisation might fit our criteria, please follow the link to contact us for more details.

Announcing the Youngharts Network

The Youngharts Network is an online hub for creative young people, a safe place to connect, learn, grow and be inspired.

We love to share great ideas and amazing endeavours that inspire us.

Some Happy Day

The Catfish Foundation is excited to come on board with Independent Film “Some Happy Day”

Some Happy Day is a feature film inspired by Catherine Hill’s work at the Salvation Army Crisis Centre and the Sacred Heart Mission.

To donate please follow the link to the Australian Cultural Fund.

youngharts Network

Catfish Foundation is excited to support Harvest Rain youngharts Network.

youngharts Network is a hub to support creative young people and are doing an amazing job.

Newcastle’s Writers Festival

The Newcastle Writers Festival has been operating since 2013 offering a special schools program encouraging you people to get involved, be inspired in a fun, educational way and engage with their favourite authors.

Hunter Life Education

Hunter Life Education was established in 1958 by concerned parents. It is an independent organisation that works with community organisations, Hunter businesses and schools to raise money and deliver Life Education programs to children all across the Hunter region.

If you would like to contact The Catfish Charity Foundation.

Please drop us an email