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We fundraise to support grassroots projects that

tackle homelessness.

These smaller organisations provide vital frontline services, but often struggle with a lack of resources.

Community based organisations are an important part of our social safety net, and in collaboration with individuals, philanthropic and corporate partners our mission is to lend a helping hand and empower social change.

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Our Community Impact


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2024 Impact Calendar

StreetSmart are raising funds and awareness to support smaller, grassroots
organisations, bringing about change for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.


Caring for children in homelessness by:

  • Providing safe accommodation
  • Providing educational support
  • Providing trauma informed wellbeing support


Responding to our youth homelessness crisis by providing:

  • Safe and supported housing
  • Peer support and mentoring
  • Essential aid such as food and clothing


Providing warmth to people facing homelessness this
winter through:

  • Warm, safe housing
  • Warm nutritious meals
  • Warm clothing and material aid


Rough Sleeper support through outreach services that help:

  • Provide emergency accommodation
  • Give medical care and support
  • Supply basic essentials like hygiene packs and clothing


Preventing and ending homelessness for women
most at risk by:

  • Giving soft new bedding for a safe night’s rest
  • Providing emergency and crisis accommodation
  • Setting up new havens of safety and stability with household essentials


Choose your impact this giving season and help:

  • People and their pets to find safe accommodation
  • Those sleeping rough to meet their immediate needs of shelter, food, and connection
  • Plug funding gaps for innovative programs led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
For more information or to discuss partnerships opportunities, please email: partners@streetsmartaustralia.org
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Impact you can see with the drop of a pin

"Your support has been amazing and I honestly don’t know what we would have done this year without it"

Jamie Cooper, Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre

"We love StreetSmart!! The grants approach is so personal, straightforward, dignifying and understanding of the issues faced by small grassroots charities working at the coalface of social issues, such as homelessness."

Mark Watt, St Kilda Gatehouse and Social Engine

"StreetSmart understands the complexity of creating social change and is prepared to support initiatives that are innovative and very engaged with their local communities"

Grace McQuilton, The Social Studio

"Thank you so much, I cannot put into words how important the support you provide – not just monetary but the time you take to reach out and in understanding the deep importance of place-based solutions"

Maria Leebeek, GCYS

"Many thanks for the amazing work you do in generating funds and resources to support people experiencing homelessness. The impact you have made is huge and is definitely appreciated"

Sue Carlie, CEO Family Access Network

"StreetSmart have been generously supporting our young, homeless LGBTI people since 2011. There have been times where, without this support, particular programs simply wouldn’t have functioned, so we are forever grateful. They are dedicated to supporting our most vulnerable and a great ally"

Chris Pickard (he/him), CEO Open Doors Youth Service

"Thank you StreetSmart people for everything you do to make life easier for people most in need"

Libby Heath, Housing for the Aged Action Group

Recently Funded Projects 

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April 4, 2024

DineSmart 2023 Powers 34 Community Grants

Throughout December, diners made a difference with their end of year meals and festive feasts. Collectively, restaurants and diners have generated $148,900 for grassroots homelessness services. At a time when…
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March 25, 2024

$100,500 in immediate support for children without safe homes

Children without safe homes, living in poverty, and affected by domestic and family violence need immediate and trauma-informed care. We need to be responding to the urgent needs of children,…
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March 25, 2024

TipJar Tours Australia!

It's been a whirlwind 5 months as TipJar Tours Australia. The Alternative Dairy Co have taken their Team Championship across the country, raising funds to provide hospitality based training and…

Interested in receiving support? Here is what you need to know…

StreetSmart plays a unique role in the homelessness sector providing funding and support for smaller community-based and grassroots homelessness and community services. These front-line services are under-resourced, have limited fundraising capacity and find making formal applications for funding challenging. We support these organisations to plug funding gaps, support core programs and enable them to innovate and test new ideas.

We are able to fund both non-DGR and DGR organisations. Our focus is the support of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We ask larger organisations (over $2 million + annual turnover) to contact us to discuss appropriateness of an application.

Please read our full grant making guidelines below for further information and contact details.