The Australian Bushfires

Our hearts go out to the people and wildlife of Australia who are suffering the devastating effects of bushfires across the country. If you are interested in supporting rescue and rehabilitation efforts, we recommend the following Australian-based organizations. MCF donors should contact their philanthropic advisor to discuss options for making their contributions.

New South Wales:
Rural Fire Service
WIRES - Emergency Fund for Wildlife

Country Fire Authority
Wildlife Victoria - Victorian Bushfire Appeal

Australian Red Cross

Koala Hospital:

Foodbank Australia

At A Glance

About the Marin Community Foundation

1 Established in 1987

2 Distributes more than $80 million in grants annually

3 Distribution trustee for the Buck Family Fund

4 Makes grants to charitable organizations locally, nationally and internationally

5 10th largest community foundation in the country

6 Partners with over 400 individuals & families in their giving

7 Oversees more than $2 billion in philanthropic assets

8 Has granted more than $1.5 billion over the past 30 years

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