COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Australia

Support local nonprofits responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia


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Give2Asia is partnering with trusted nonprofit organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Donate online to support local relief efforts.


More than 35 deaths as reported due to the increasing number of Omicron variants transmitted in New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria. Even with 94 percent vaccination rate, the Country is challenged with the fast-moving Omicron outbreak. Lockdown have been in place since mid-December 2021 in various cities in Australia. During the past three weeks, the number of infected, increasing simultaneously, and the thread of the new variant is actual. The government has announced tightening border security to anticipate the spread and respond to the new variant.

In 2020 and 2021, Give2Asia Donors has supported nine partners with approximately US$ 1.1 million in grantmaking to address Covid-19 crisis in Australia. Projects are focusing on food and livelihood support to those heavily impacted by the lockdown that have limited economic activities, especially for migrant and poor families. Please continue support our partners in fighting the current wave.

To learn more, read our progress report on COVID-19 relief efforts from January 2020 to July 2021.


Give2Asia’s disaster response program funds both immediate needs and long-term recovery. Every donation counts towards supporting frontline workers as well as revitalizing the livelihood of local communities in this time of difficulty. Currently, our funding priorities are supporting vulnerable groups through education, food relief and support services.

FEATURED PARTNERS (partial list)

Our local NGO partners in Australia include: 

Foodbank Australia & Foodbank Victoria 

  • Provides meals to vulnerable groups 
  • Providing emergency food supplies to vulnerable communities across Australia

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre 

  • Provides emergency food, shelter and access to medicine and medical care to asylum seekers and refugees 


Click the “Donate Online” button above to make a credit card donation. For large gifts (via check, bank transfer, stock, or cryptocurrency) or corporate giving opportunities, please contact our international giving team.

About Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised giving to the Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to strengthen communities in Asia by making cross-border giving easier and more effective. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than US$465 million of charitable grants across 20+ countries.

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