Thinking of making a donation that’s fantastic.  The JCMF is a sub fund of the Australian Communities Foundation, your charitable donation will be professionally managed and distributed.  You can donate to:

  • The Brain Tumour Support Service at Austin Health

  • Dare to Dream our scholarship program for promising students experiencing disadvantage.

Donating is a satisfying way of giving something of real value and support to a service or program you care about.  Donations over $2 or more are tax deductible.  If you have a preference for either the Brain Tumour Support Service or the Scholarship program indicate your preference in the comments section.

The JCMF funds the Brain Tumour Support service annually and awards scholarships annually the closing date is October each year. 

Thank you for your support.


Brain Tumour Support service

We partner with Austin Health and fund this unique service. 

“It is now at the forefront of supportive care service provision for people with a primary malignant brain tumour, playing a pivotal role in the landscape of brain tumour supportive care throughout Victoria and Australia.  The ongoing commitment of the JCMF has made these developments possible”.

Di Legge BTSs Coordinator

Community Sport – bringing communities together

The Cummo Fund is committed to facilitating kids from disadvantaged areas to participate in team sports.

Lohy’s Legends we partner with Cricket Victoria to fund cricket clinics for kids in the Northern Metro region.

“We are finding sport a great vehicle for bringing diverse communities together and introducing children to cricket”.  Daniel Trevillian Regional Manager Cricket Victoria

North Heidelberg Sporting Club our annual grants support organized team sport in the local community.  Our 2019 grant $3,500 facilitated match day jumpers for the junior girls football team.

Dare to Dream – supporting promising young people

We provide grants to schools and community organizations targeting students who benefit from additional support to stay connected with their studies.  A recent grant was for a Homework Club for newly- arrived refugees in Caroline Springs.

Our annual scholarship program supports secondary students experiencing disadvantage to strive to reach their goals.  Up to $1,000 is provided to assist with educational expenses.

Note our emphasis in future will be on grants for educational programs rather than individual scholarships.