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Thank you Canberra!

12 March 2020

We are so delighted to share with you the outstanding achievement of raising over $128,000 on the first ever Australian capital city giving day for a community foundation!!

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Hands Across Canberra Launches ‘Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day’

3 March 2020

Hands Across Canberra (HAC) have announced the region’s biggest fundraising day of the year as part of the Canberra Day Appeal. In a capital city first, the Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day is 24 hours for everyone to give back to our community and support over 250 local charities & organisations.

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"Where there is a role for us, Hands Across Canberra wants to use our deep knowledge of community to support the recovery efforts."

Hands Across Canberra Launches the Inaugural Canberra Day Appeal with Local Celebrities & Heroes

27 November 2019

Australians of the year, sports stars, business leaders and community organisations came together on Tuesday, 26 November 2019 to launch the Canberra Day Appeal, an ambitious fundraising campaign to give Canberrans more reasons to celebrate Canberra Day.

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Hands Across Canberra 2019 Impact Report launched today.

18 October 2019

We are proud to present the Hands Across Canberra Impact Report for 2018–2019. This past year has been a period of growth for the organisation as well as for philanthropy generally in Canberra.

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The Chief Minister's Charitable Fund grants more than $400,000 to local community organisations

3 July 2019

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr today joined with the chair of the board of Hands Across Canberra Diane Kargas AM to announce support for 29 community projects across the ACT and region.

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Hands Across Canberra launches the Chief Minister's Charitable Fund grant round

3 April 2019

ACT charities and community organisations are being encouraged to apply for up to $20,000 in grants following the launch today of the first Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund (CMCF) grant round, managed by Hands Across Canberra.

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ACT Australian of the Year Awards announced.

30 October 2018

The calibre of the ACT nominees this year was of such a high standard and to be a part of the final 16, selected from so many nominations, is something you should be very proud of.

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A house built out of love for the people of Canberra

26 October 2018

Today, Hands Across Canberra in partnership with Master Builders ACT (MBA) and Village Building Co.a announced a new Charity House Project with the proceeds again being donated to Canberra’s most vulnerable people.

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2018 Vital Signs Report Released

25 October 2018

Hands Across Canberra in partnership with The Snow Foundation is launching Vital Signs Canberra.

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