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“One generation plants the trees…another gets the shade”

 

The overall concept of the Scotch Oakburn College Foundation is one of the philanthropy which engenders many feelings, but most emphatically those of good will and providing a lasting benefit to others.

Since its formation in 1986, the Foundation has successfully provided additional funding for the College in many areas of need, including construction of the Performing Arts Centre; the donation of land and funds for the Middle School and Health & Physical Education Centre; contributions to renovations of the Junior School’s Jean Gardner Wing, Mary Fox Performing Arts Centre and Centre for Music, and the Robert Dean Senior Student Centre.

Additionally, the Foundation supports the provision of many scholarships and bursaries across the College and contributes to various facility improvements.

Membership of the Foundation is only $100 per annum, available as monthly, quarterly, half yearly or annual subscriptions, enabling the Foundation to embrace the wider College community, including current school families, Collegians, and friends of the College.  Not a lot of money over a year, but a vitally important annual contribution to the needy work of the Foundation in future developments.

Additionally, Foundation Members who have already, or will one day, accumulate donations to the Foundation that exceed $2500 automatically become Life Members of the Foundation.

The Scotch Oakburn College Foundation Ltd is a registered charity, registered by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Secretary, Scotch Oakburn College Foundation Ltd
Richard Price

 

More information:

Foundation Manager
Rossalynne Rees
E: foundation@soc.tas.edu.au
T:  (03) 6336 3300