Newman’s Own Foundation is a private, US-based independent foundation established in 2005 by the late actor and humanitarian, Paul Newman. The Foundation continues Paul’s commitment to making the world a better place by donating all profits and royalties earned from the sale of Newman’s Own products to charity. To date over $USD 370 million has been donated to thousands of charities around the world with over $19 million to Australian and New Zealand charities.
2013 Newman’s Own Foundation charity grants
Newman’s Own Foundation is pleased to announce that Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness are helping the Foundation to select the charities that will share in $USD1 million in funding in 2013.
- Children with Life-Limiting Conditions - projects that enhance the quality of life for children with life-limiting medical conditions, and/or for whom the experience of childhood has been disrupted by circumstances beyond their control.
- Empowerment - projects that empower people to overcome extraordinary adverse circumstances, and/or provide equal access to human rights and contribute to the development of a civil society.
The selected charities with a specific project in either of these two areas will be announced later this year.
Newman’s Own Foundation wishes to thank the many charities that applied for the 2013 funding round. Unfortunately it is not possible to support every worthy project however we encourage all charities to please continue to visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/paulnewmansown or this site for future funding opportunities.