Partners for SBS Foundation announced

The SBS Foundation has announced the 16 organisations that will act as partners for the next year.

The announcement:

SBS Foundation has announced the charities and community organisations appointed as SBS Foundation Partners for 2013-2014.

Each organisation will be given television airtime to increase awareness of its activities and work within the community.

SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid congratulated the selected organisations, saying SBS was looking forward to working with this year’s diverse group of partners.

“The SBS Foundation Committee was overwhelmed by the positive response to its offer of airtime,” he said. “Each year SBS supports charities and organisations with both a national campaign focus as well as charities from regional areas of Australia. The air time gives these organisations a unique opportunity to raise awareness of their cause with our diverse audiences.”

“This year’s selected partners each demonstrated a strong alignment with the SBS Charter, which informs our purpose to explore and appreciate our diverse world, and in doing so contribute to a cohesive society. SBS is proud to assist in promoting their cause.”

The Foundations Partners for 2013 – 2014 are:
• All together now
• Alpha Autism
• Amy Gillett
• Australia for UNHCR
• Endeavour Foundation
• Holyoake (Regional WA)
• Landcare Australia
• Leveda Inc. (Regional SA)
• Moving Forward Together
• Reconciliation Australia
• Sir David Martin Foundation
• Support Act
• The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation
• The Johnny Warren Foundation
• The Malpa Project
• Welcome to Aust

SBS works together with the SBS Foundation partners to maximise the value of their allotted airtime and assist them to achieve the results they want from their on-air campaigns.

The SBS Foundation was launched in 2009 and has since partnered with almost 100 charities and non-profit organisations, spanning the arts, health, sport, environment, multicultural and regional sectors.

For more information visit www.sbs.com.au/foundation or e-mail foundation@sbs.com.au with your contact details.

Source: SBS press release

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