22 Newsboys Foundation 125 Years Newsboys by numbers Supporting young Victorians 3200+ young Victorians directly supported each year $21.6M+ funds under management $17M+ granted since becoming a Foundation in 1973 35 community organisations supported on average each year Newsboys Foundation provides grants to community organisations working with young people aged 11–21 years in Victoria who are experiencing disadvantage. From its beginnings as a Club for newsboys in 1893 to its current role as a Foundation, Newsboys has remained true to its mission of supporting young people in Victoria who need assistance to realise their full potential. Education On average, 39% of Newsboys Foundation’s support each year goes to helping students achieve academically, preparing them for a bright future. Vocational and life skills On average, 26% of Newsboys' funding goes to support young Victorians to build important and practical vocational and life skills, ensuring they’re ready for the future. Arts Approximately 25% of funding each year goes to provide young people with opportunities to participate in arts and cultural activities. Sport Each year about 7% of Newsboys’ grants support sporting activities, helping young people build confidence and self- esteem through healthy activity. Awards Each year around 3% of Newsboys' grants recognise youth excellence and leadership. 26% 47% 27% Statewide organisations Rural and regional organisations Metropolitan Melbourne organisations Where Newsboys grants go