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Reef Check Australia depends on grants and donations to carry out our community-based programs. We are grateful for the support of a broad-range of funding providers who help us deliver our services and activities.
Adopt a Reef Sponsor
AirAsia, our first Adopt a Reef sponsor, has Adopted Palm Beach Reef located off Southeast Queensland's Gold Coast. This was one of Reef Check's earliest monitoring locations in the region and we are grateful that AirAsia has chosen to support volunteer surveys on this unique fringing rocky reef.
Major Sponsors and Supporters
The following companies all contribute to the continued success of Reef Check Australia projects and we are exceptionally grateful for their generous support.
The Australian Goverment grants provide significant funds to support the continued development of the Reef IQ Youth Education Program, Reef Check volunteer training, reef health surveys, underwater clean ups and continued development of the Reef Health Database. We have also been awarded funding to expand our programs to the Fraser Coast and Ningaloo Coast.
Grant Giving Sponsors
Australian Government’s Caring for Our Country Program
Has provided significant funding for our South-East Queensland projects, our database, our Reef IQ project, and our Coral Trout project. More recently, we were awarded additional Australian Government funding via the Townsville City Council's Creek to Coral program for inshore reef monitoring, volunteer training and REEFSearch.
Gambling Community Benefit Fund
The GCBF has provided numerous grants to support Reef Check programs, including the purchase of the well-used Reef Check survey ute.
NRMA Community Grants
The Community Grants program is supporting the ongoing development of our classroom resources by sponsoring the REEFSearch schools hands-on education kits.
OceanWatch Australia is supporting Reef Check Moreton Bay surveys and clean ups through the Tide to Table program through the Australian Government's Caring for Our Country.
Redland City Council
Redland City Council is proud to support Reef Check Australia's volunteer training, reef survey and clean up activities in Moreton Bay.
SEQ Catchments provided funding for a community training program and monitoring coral sites along the Sunshine Coast. They also support our Brisbane-based office.
Sunshine Coast Council
The Sunshine CoastCouncil has awarded Reef Check Australia with a 3 year Community Partnership Funding Program grant to support annual monitoring and clean up dives, volunteer training and improved data applications.
Townsville City Council
Townsville City Council's Creek to Coral program provided funding through Australia Government's Caring for our Country for inshore reef monitoring, marine debris and our new ReefSearch program.
Vodafone Australia Foundation
The Vodafone Australia Foundation has awarded long-term volunteer, Jodi Salmond, with one of four World of Difference grants for 2012-2013. Jodi will spend one year working with us as our Community Engagement Officer.