Health Needs and Priorities in South Australia

When we think of what it means to be ‘healthy’ or what it means to focus on our ‘wellbeing’, as individuals these concepts are generally part of the same conversation. But what happens when the system that is there to diagnose, treat and support us, sees them as two separate elements? South Australia has an […]

Data is key to improving Aboriginal health outcomes

There are countless reports, strategies, programs and policies aimed at ‘closing the gap’ for Aboriginal people across South Australia, with most focusing on a state-wide level of reporting and monitoring.

And yet, it is known that some Aboriginal communities have better health and social outcomes than other Aboriginal communities.  The ‘why’ some communities fare better than others is often unknown.

New grant partnership: Cure4CF Foundation

The Fay Fuller Foundation is delighted to announce our new partnership with Cure4CF Foundation to progress world-leading research into a cure for Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The two-year $670,000 project will establish and use the first Australian CF rat colony to test the effectiveness of corrective gene therapy on CF lung health.  It will also use […]

New grant partnership: University of South Australia

In February 2017 the Fay Fuller Foundation were thrilled to enter into a new partnership with Dr Gabrielle Todd at the University of South Australia to continue her research on the long-term effects of methamphetamine use.

Capacity building versus capability building

For a number of years now the notion of capacity building has been a topic of conversation in philanthropic circles.It features at discussion groups, networking events and conferences.

How can philanthropy build the capacity of the non-profit sector? How can we encourage people to consider granting funds for core costs rather than just projects?