The Foundation

The Angior Family Foundation (the Foundation) is a perpetual Charitable Trust established in 2001 in Victoria by the will of the late Leonard Holmes Angior. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed over $7.8 million in grants for charitable purposes in Victoria.

AET Limited is the Foundation’s sole trustee and works closely with an advisory committee. The advisory committee reviews the grant applications to determine which applications are best aligned with the wishes of Leonard Holmes Angior and then makes grant recommendations to the Trustee.


Funding Overview

In FY21 the Angior Family Foundation received 38 requests for funding totalling approx. $855k. Of these, 14 applied through the performing arts stream and 24 applied for medical grants. Review our Funding Overview for more information.

Medical Grants

Performing Arts

Anglican Church


Our grant recipients

A is for Atlas
Abbortsford Convent
Big hART
Melbourne Opera
Somebody's Daughter Theatre Company
St Martins Youth Arts Centre
Ulumbarra Foundation
Bendigo Health
Eastern Health
Epworth Medical Foundation
Peninsula Health
Anglican Diocese of Melbourne


Grant Guidelines

Eligibility criteria apply for applicants. Please review the following criteria and if your organization and funding request aligns with specific projects, we invite you to complete an Expression of Interest via AET Limited’s website.

We encourage applications that are:

Based in Victoria
Up to $ 30,000
Eligible Charity (Item 1 DGR/TCC)
Designed to promote access to and appreciation of the arts in Victoria
Medical infrastructure and equipment that improves provision of care

The foundation does not invest in:

Buildings or their maintenance
Motor vehicles (including buses)
Fundraising campaigns
Salaries or core operating costs

Application Process

In six simple steps

Step 1

Charity reviews granting guidelines and funding criteria to assess eligibility to apply.

Step 2

Charity completes expression of interest criteria (via AET website).

Step 3

Eligible charities contacted by AET philanthropy team member and provided detailed application form. Charity submits application by cut off date (April 8, 2022).

Step 4

Advisory committee meet to review Performing Arts and Medical grant application forms in late April/early May and make recommendation on annual grants to trustee.

Step 5

AET philanthropy team advise charities on outcome of their applications. Successful charities receive payments in mid – late June.

Step 6

AET Philanthropy team contact grant recipients approximately 15 months following grant payment to complete online acquittal.


Advisory Committee

The Foundation’s advisory committee reviews grant applications and makes recommendations to AET Limited to approve grants. The Committee compromises of independent members.

The Committee meets quarterly to:

Monitor the investment performance of the fund.
Review grant applications and make funding recommendations to the trustee.
Review the progress of projects funded by the Foundation.
Discuss broader issues aligned to the Not For Profit sector and consider their impact on the Foundation's funding strategy.

Ian Woodside

Angior Family Foundation

Ken Hanlon

Angior Family Foundation

Bradford Baker

Angior Family Foundation

Dr Stephen Duckett

Angior Family Foundation Member and St Peter’s Anglican Church Representative


Get In Touch

To find out more about how we can work with you, please email us.