Canon announces recipients of 2023 grants program

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Canon Oceania has announced the winners of the 2023 Canon Oceania Grants Program, recognising three Australian organisations that are making a positive impact in their local communities. 

Since the inception of its Grants program 17 years ago, Canon has supported more than 100 community organisations and schools, providing more than $500,000 in monetary and product support.   

In celebration of Canon’s 50th year in Australia, Canon increased the Grant pool this year to $50,000 across the Oceania region.

Additionally, Canon recognised an overall winner to receive both a grant and Content Development Package valued at $10,000, awarded to the category Grant recipient who received the highest total amount of votes for their entry.

The 2023 Canon Oceania Grants Program winners are:

Image: Hobart Rivulet Platypus
Image: Hobart Rivulet Platypus

Hobart Rivulet Platypus is dedicated to protecting and preserving the endangered platypus population in Hobart's urban waterways.

Image: Food Lab Sydney
Image: Food Lab Sydney

FoodLab Sydney is a non-profit kitchen incubator with a difference. The organisation supports food entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds, such as refugees, migrants, women who’ve been displaced, and First Nations people, by giving them the tools, resources and skills needed to grow their food businesses.

Image: Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Image: Cerebral Palsy Alliance

The Cerebral Palsy Alliance is committed to creating a world of opportunity for people with cerebral palsy and related conditions, empowering them with the resources, tools, and skills they need to become leaders and advocates for their community. 

In addition, three New Zealand based winners were also selected, each winning a $5,000 grant ($2,500 in cash, $2,500 in Canon products). They are:

  • Community and Overall winner: Love Soup 
  • Environment: Sustainable Ocean Society 
  • Education: Pukekohe High School 

You can find out more about the grant recipients here. 

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