Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Pride Foundation Australia_ACNC GROUP

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Grant-making activities
Estimated percentage of charity's grant funding that was
  • For capacity building of the grant recipients: 50%
  • Granted through a public or open application process, or similar: 50%
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The 2015-16 year GALFA continued its activities of raising donated funds from the community, making grants consistent with agreed priorities and seeking co-funding for grants from mainstream philanthropy and government. The operating profit / surplus for GALFA group amounted to $72,166 (2015: $31,320). This includes a bequest of $55,000 received from the Estate of J P Foley, and is after grants made totalling $20,000 (2015: $10,000) which were awarded as follows: Royal District Nursing Service - $5,000 Grant Outcome area: Healthy Ageing Purpose: To improve the quality of aged and nursing care of trans and gender diverse (TGD) people by developing evidence based guidelines and culturally appropriate training for nursing and aged care staff. The project will build knowledge and capacity within RDNS, and publish the guidelines in the project report, and so making it widely available. This is a jointly funded project, in collaboration with the Sidney Myer Fund who contribute a further $10,000, which brings the total of this projects grants to $15,000. Swinburne University - $10,000 Grant Outcome Area: Homelessness Purpose: To reduce the incidence of homelessness and improve the effectiveness of homeless services for GLBTIQ people in Australia, by reanalysing existing homelessness Journeys Home database, by interview service providers and homeless GLBTIQ people, by interpreting and making recommendations, and by publishing the work so it is available for policy and advocacy nationally. This is part of a larger jointly funded project developed by GALFA in association with the Australian Communities Foundation, Hanover Welfare, The Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation, and the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. Grants from all the parties over the life of this project will total $60,000. GALFAs contribution to this is $10,000, which was granted to Swinburne University this financial year. Other components of the project will be delivered by the University of Melbourne. Council on the Ageing Victoria - $5,000 Grant Outcome area: Healthy Ageing Purpose: The development of an information resource to encourage and guide older transgender, gender diverse and GLBTI Victorians to plan around end of life. This is a jointly funded project, in collaboration with the Sidney Myer Fund who contribute a further $10,000, which brings the total of this projects grants to $15,000.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
Estimated number of volunteers: 12

Section D: Finance

Accounting method used in the 2016 reporting period
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
2016 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Income Statement summary

Donations and bequests
Government grants
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses/payments
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
Other expenses/payments
Total expenses/payments
Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilites