St John’s Grammar School Foundation – helping every child to learn to soar.

The St John’s Grammar School tradition is continued with the Foundation; connecting generations of old scholars, parents and friends, local businesses and the community with present generations of students, who will also one day look back on their education with the highest regard.

St John’s Grammar School Foundation will secure the School’s financial independence by providing a fiscal basis for the School to continue its ongoing development. The Foundation will provide the school with a pool of funds to support its growth.

Foundation Funds

The St John’s Grammar Foundation has three core components that people can donate to:

St John’s Grammar Foundation Fund

Donations toward the ancillary fund will support all aspects of the Foundation and will be used to fill any shortfall in funding for any projects.

St John’s Grammar Building Fund

The Building Fund will provide money for acquiring, constructing or maintaining the School buildings, over and above the capital works achieved with Capital Levy and Government Grant monies.

St John’s Grammar Scholarship Fund

Donations toward the Scholarship Fund will provide money for scholarships for students who would not otherwise have an opportunity to have an education at St John’s Grammar School.

Ways to Contribute

Contributing to  to the St John’s Grammar Foundation can be done by donation, bequest, Foundation membership or corporate partnership.


Donations to the St John’s Grammar School Foundation are fully tax deductible and St John’s Grammar School has accreditation as a Deductible Gift Recipient.  Donations can be made as a ‘once-off’ or regular giving, such as monthly, quarterly, biannually or annually.

Making a gift in your Will to the St John’s Grammar School Foundation is a way to leave a lasting legacy to future students. Bequests assist the School to help shape the future aspirations of St John’s Grammar students.

To discuss making a bequest please contact the Principal Richard Anderson on (08) 8278 0205.

Foundation membership

Foundation membership is offered to those who provide significant financial support to the Foundation. There are five levels of membership:

  • Member – $2,000 or more
  • Associate – $5,000 or more
  • Fellow – $10,000 or more
  • Silver Patron – $25,000 or more
  • Gold Patron – $50,000 or more

Payment of membership can be made over a period of up to five years.

Corporate partnership

Corporate partnerships connect St John’s Grammar School with organisations that share the School’s vision.  These partnerships are tailored to each individual business’ objectives, and come in the form of cash, donation of a product or service.

Achievements of the St John’s Grammar School Foundation

St John’s Grammar School Foundation focuses on supporting a number of projects and appeals, such as the development of Stage 1 of the Junior School Science and Enterprise Precinct, the Junior School Science Laboratory.

This project has now been realised, thanks to the support of those who have contributed to the Foundation both in-kind and through donations.

The Foundation is now working towards assisting with the next stage of the School’s Master Plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will be managing the funds raised by the Foundation?

The St John’s Grammar School Board of Governors, as Trustee, will be responsible for managing the funds raised by the Foundation, within the parameters of the Trust Deed. The money raised by the Foundation is separate from the daily operations of the School.

How much money will go into administration costs?

As with any charitable organisation or Foundation, a small portion of the money raised goes toward administration.

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