What We Do

At Sony Foundation, we take on the big issues that affect the health and wellbeing of young Australians and through facilitated philanthropy endeavour to deliver social change, positive experiences, empowerment and collaboration.

We seek to be the voice for our young people, the champion of the cause, and the answer to the gap in the system.

Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of young Australians through social change, empowerment, and collaboration.  

How We Do It

Sony Foundation brings together the unique assets of the Sony companies, combining entertainment and philanthropy to inspire its partners and the public to raise significant funds for youth causes.

The Sony companies contribute to the administrative costs of the Foundation, allowing the net proceeds of funds raised to be distributed in full to all of our youth-focused causes. As well as the backing of the Sony companies, Sony Foundation is also supported by a number of dedicated and passionate corporate partners including some of Australia’s most loved and recognised brands.

The achievements of the Foundation elucidate the Foundation’s unique position to deliver on its vision to support Australia’s young people.

You Can

Closing the gap in youth cancer care through the establishment of specialised You Can Centres around Australia

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Youth Off The Streets (YOTS)

Breaking the cycle of youth homelessness, disadvantage and abuse through the funding of youth rehabilitation and development programs

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Children’s Holiday Camp Program

Holiday camps for children with special needs, providing much needed respite for their families, a holiday of a lifetime for the children and a life-changing experience for their teenage carers.

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Musicians Making A Difference (MMAD)

Using the power of music to engage, inspire, educate and empower at risk young people to make their lives remarkable.

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Sony Foundation Australia is a company limited by guarantee and registered under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991, and is exempt from income and sales tax. All donations are fully tax deductible. 

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