Ponting Foundation

The Ponting Foundation was formed by Ricky and Rianna Ponting in 2008 to help young Australians and their families beat cancer.

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Make a Difference

There are many ways that you can help support projects that improve the lives of young Australians with cancer and their families.

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Since 2008 the Ponting Foundation has worked with charities, health systems and governments across Australia to make a real difference.

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Recent Funding Projects



Toll Charity Day Selling Fast

The Toll Charity Golf Day and Gala Dinner is selling fast with most of the 288 places in the golf... Read More →

New funding commitments announced

The following funding commitments have been announced by the Ponting Foundation Board: Continuation of the Foundation’s funding for Redkite’s ‘Exceptional... Read More →

Governance changes introduced

The Ponting Foundation board has approved the following changes to the Foundation’s governance arrangements: Stephen Roberts has resigned from the... Read More →

Biggest Game of Cricket

Biggest Game of Cricket is the Ponting Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. From December through January each year and culminating on Australia Day, thousands of Australians have fun playing Australia’s favourite game and raising funds to help young Australians and their families beat cancer
Each summer, the Biggest Game of Cricket provides a fun way for all Australians to raise funds for a great cause. BGOC draws on cricket’s mantle as Australia’s most popular sport and lets you make the rules to suit your game! Play on the beach, in the park, on an oval, in a laneway – anywhere you like..
Organisations including Redkite, the Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia (CCIA), the David Collins Leukaemia Foundation – Tasmania (DCLFT) and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) have all benefited from significant Ponting Foundation funding. Current beneficiaries include the Redkite ENA program and support for a series of health and welfare programs across Tasmania 
Visit The Biggest Game of Cricket to register your game, sponsor a friend’s game or make a donation

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