Emma's dream is to get a Guide Dog

Your gift could help children like Emma to be independent and achieve their dream.

Emma with Guide dog.

Emma's dream is to get a Guide Dog

Your gift could help children like Emma to be independent and achieve their dream.

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Partnerships and corporate engagement opportunities

We offer a range of ways for organisations to get involved with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT:

  • Corporate partnerships: develop a tailored partnership designed to help meet your business objectives and make an impact in the community.
  • Corporate fundraising: come together as a team for a fundraising activity.
  • Workplace giving: give staff the chance to reduce their taxable income while offering tangible support with workplace giving.
  • Staff volunteering: get staff involved with our volunteer activities and special events.
  • Access educational resources: invite one of our inspiring speakers to a meeting or event to share their personal story of living with low vision.
  • Canberra Giving Circle: join the community of supports funding Guide Dogs’ services for adults and children in the Canberra region

Guide Dogs Australia was named Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Charity Brand for six consecutive years between 2013-2018, and again in 2020.

It is heartening and incredibly rewarding to know that our organisation is so loved and trusted throughout the community, thanks to the support of organisations like yours.

You can help us continue our work and build your reputation by partnering with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

To partner with us, please contact 02 9412 9300 between 9am and 5pm weekdays or email corporate@guidedogs.com.au

Group of women kneeling down around a black Guide Dog, all smiling at camera.

Our partners

We are able to provide services for those with low vision or blindness thanks to generous contributions of our partners. We would like to thank our major Corporate Partners, Trusts & Foundations, Community Partners and Top Model Collection Dog Hosts for the difference they make in the community.

Two yellow guide dog puppies sitting in a dog bed, side by side.

Guide Dogs Australia National Partners

  • Advance

    Advance

    Developed by “the world’s leading authority on petcare and nutrition”, ADVANCE™ is manufactured by MARS® Petcare and draws on over 45 years manufacturing experience right here in Australia. It is the most tested super premium pet food in Australia designed specifically for Australian pets, our unique climate and lifestyle. ADVANCE™ use the highest quality ingredients from approved suppliers, and Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) quality systems to ensure your pet gets the best possible food for a long, healthy life. www.advancepet.com.au

  • BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM ANIMAL HEALTH

    BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM ANIMAL HEALTH

    Guide Dogs Australia (GDA) is pleased to be extending our partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) (previously Merial Australia) to further enhance the health, well-being and protection of our Guide Dogs in Training. BI and GDA have had a long standing partnership providing NexGard®, HeartGard® Plus and ParaGard® parasite protection and with the merger of Merial Australia and BI the generous support to GDA has now increased to include the provision of core and canine cough vaccinations to all Guide Dogs in Training Australia wide. www.nexgard.com.au

  • Coles

    Coles

    Coles provides fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor, fuel and financial services to more than 21 million customers each week through its store network and online platform. With more than 107,000 team members throughout its 800 supermarkets, Coles provides ongoing support to Guide Dogs Australia through the placement of the Guide Dogs Collection Dogs in their supermarkets and Liquorland stores. Since these were first placed in stores countrywide in 1982, together with local in-store fundraising initiatives, over an incredible $8.5 million dollars has been raised for Guide Dogs Australia. www.coles.com.au

  • Dimple

    Dimple

    Dimple provides subscription contact lenses delivered to your door so you never run out again. Manufactured here in Australia, their daily lenses offer high quality at an affordable price.

  • GREENSTONE FINANCIAL SERVICES

    GREENSTONE FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Greenstone specialises in the design, marketing, distribution and administration of personal insurance offering a range of products in the term life, funeral, income protection and pet insurance categories. These insurance products are distributed through Greenstone’s proprietary brands and affinity brands, including Guide Dogs Pet Insurance. In addition, Greenstone also distributes its proprietary, affinity and third party insurance products through its online comparison website, Choosi. www.greenstone.com.au

  • IDEXX Laboratories

    IDEXX Laboratories

    IDEXX Laboratories is a global leader in diagnostic solutions for animals, water and food. IDEXX focus on providing real time care so that our products and services make a measurable impact on animal health and disease diagnosis. They offer a range of solutions for treating companion animals, monitoring livestock and poultry health, and for testing water and milk to ensure optimum levels of quality and safety. IDEXX provide complimentary pathology services to Guide Dogs Australia. www.idexx.com.au/en-au/

  • KONG

    KONG

    The Kong Company has been developing, designing and producing dog and cat toys for over 40 years. KONG toys are the best of the best in quality, originality, variety, safety and value. KONG toys provide solutions and environmental enrichment for both cats and dogs and also their owners. KONG toys are recommended by professional trainers, behaviourists and veterinarians worldwide. It’s not just a toy, it’s a KONG! www.kongcompany.com

  • PAW BY BLACKMORES

    PAW BY BLACKMORES

    PAW by Blackmores is part of the Blackmores group, Australia’s leading natural health company.  PAW offers an innovative range of natural pet healthcare products, developed by vets and inspired by nature. At PAW we believe that human lives are enriched through the companionship of a healthy, happy pet – which is why we are so proud of our partnership with Guide Dogs Australia. This belief is also the foundation for the quality, efficacious products that we create, and it is the reason that we are focused on improving the health of companion animals.  www.blackmores.com.au

  • PETstock

    PETstock

    PETstock is a 100% Australian, family owned and operated business born in 2002.

    PETstock people are industry experts and understand that you’re not shopping for your dog, cat, bird, fish or lizard…you’re shopping for your best buddy, your family member. PETstock are proud to provide customers with good old fashioned customer service. When you visit PETstock, you know you’re not just going to get the best quality pet care products, services and advice; you’re going to be treated as part of the family.

    PETstock’s very own charity foundation, PETstock Assist, is delighted to partner with Australia’s Most Trusted Charity, Guide Dogs Australia raising over $100,000 since 2014. petstock.com.au

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT partners

  • The RALI Foundation

    The RALI Foundation
  • The George Institute for Global Health

    The George Institute for Global Health
  • Presbyterian Ladies College

    Presbyterian Ladies College
  • Coles

  • Woolworths

  • IGA

  • South Sydney Junior Rugby League Club

  • Bankstown District Sports Club Ltd

  • The Centre for Eye Health

  • Ingleburn RSL Club

  • Big W

  • Nelson Bay Wests Diggers Club

  • Mingara Leisure Centre

  • Blacktown RSL Club

  • Merimbula RSL Club Ltd

  • St Johns Park Bowling Club Ltd

  • St George Motor Boat Club

  • Bankstown RSL

  • Cremorne Orpheum Theatre

  • Tamworth Shoppingworld

  • Shoal Bay Country Club

Corporate fundraising

Get your staff involved in corporate fundraising to help people with low vision or blindness. Not only will you raise funds and awareness for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, it’s a great opportunity for team building and an opportunity to have some fun!

Corporate fundraising is a fantastic way to develop a shared sense of pride and enhance workplace morale. Bring your team together knowing that you’ve achieved a common goal and will give more people the chance to live independently with confidence.

Getting started

To get you started, you can take a look at our community fundraising resources or view our upcoming events to see what fundraising events are on soon that your team can get involved with.

Yellow and black Guide Dog in training puppies side by side with their training vests on.

Workplace giving

Workplace giving is a simple and effective way of supporting people with low vision or blindness. Even the smallest donations make a difference.

Workplace giving enables employees to make pre-tax donations direct from their pay which means that most people who donate via workplace giving will reduce their taxable income – providing the donation amount is $2 or more. This is a great way to get your employees involved.

Benefits for employees

  • A simple and easy way to give regularly to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.
  • For most people, there are tax benefits for donating this way.
  • It does not affect gross income or other calculations such as superannuation, guaranteed payments or fringe benefits.

Benefits for employers

  • An easy way for your staff to help the community.
  • Position your company as a generous contributor to the community.
  • Increase staff loyalty and motivation.
  • Improve workplace culture.

Set up a donation from your salary now.

An added extra

Some companies match staff donations as additional support – this may be something you’d like to consider.

Partner with us

For further information or support about partnerships or corporate giving, please call us on 02 9412 9300 between 9am and 5pm weekdays or email corporate@guidedogs.com.au

A young client with their Guide Dog at the airport, looking out the window at a Qantas plane.