The Bryan Foundation was established by Queensland-based Bob Bryan AM and Kay Bryan in 2009 to provide a means of giving back to the community and creating a perpetual family legacy. Bob is a businessman and philanthropist who has had a long and successful career in the mining, investments and property sectors.

The Foundation’s core focus is empowering young Queenslanders through education.

Specifically, the Foundation partners with organisations whose education and training programs creatively address the challenges faced by vulnerable young Queenslanders, with a particular focus on early childhood education.

The Foundation has also committed funds to immediately support three Queensland-based COVID-19 programs to help communities at risk, fund vaccine development research and clinical trials. 

"Access to a good education is fundamental to children having the opportunity to reach their full potential and to secure fulfilling and meaningful employment." -- Bob Bryan AM

Click here to see an interview with Bob Bryan AM, founder of The Bryan Foundation.

Read an interview with Bob in the Winter '20 edition of Grammar News here.

The Bryan Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant requests.

Bob (Robert) Bryan AM

Jill Simes and Robert (Bob) Bryan AM 


The Bryan Foundation's role is to support and empower young Queenslanders to change their lives through meaningful education...

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At the commencement of each grant, The Bryan Foundation and the recipient organisation agree on a clearly articulated impact statement...

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News — COVID-19

The Bryan Foundation has the capacity to pivot its grant funding to address crises that immediately impact on the social and economic fabrics of society. The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis in modern times, leading to the Foundation freeing-up additional capital for rapid response funding to support a range of coronavirus programs.

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