Partner

As an independent children's charity, we rely solely on the generosity of our partners, communities and supporters to make wishes happen. We invite businesses and organisations to join us and ensure no child misses out on a life-changing wish journey.

Why partner with us?

Make-A-Wish is one of Australia's best-loved children’s charities, and part of the largest wish-granting organisation in the world.

In 2018, we were proud to be named amongst Australia's Top 20 most trusted charities*, recognising both our mission and how we go about creating impact together with our volunteers, supporters and partners.

Every partnership and collaboration is different, because no two companies are the same.

Key outcomes you can expect:

  • Ability to differentiate your brand and attract new customers through alignment with an inspiring cause
  • Engage, inspire and deepen relationships with staff and customers, by making a meaningful impact together
  • Access to incredibly inspiring content - including wish stories, images, approved videos, campaigns and volunteering opportunities - for your staff, customer and PR/media/social channels
  • Networking opportunities with other Make-A-Wish business partners, supporters and Ambassadors, plus opportunities to connect with our volunteers and digital audiences (including 100,000+ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers, and 1,100+ highly engaged volunteers Australia-wide)
  • Dedicated and ongoing support from our Partnerships team as you become part of the team making wishes come true.

Explore partnership opportunities

We offer unique and meaningful ways for your business to get involved - from employee giving and volunteering programs to wish workshops and collaborations.

It was heart-warming to see Qantas employees, from all over, volunteer their time to help make Dwayne’s wish come true. From check-in, the lounge, our flight and cabin crew, and the engineering, ramp, and freight teams, it’s really been all hands-on deck to make this a reality.

Paul Newman Qantas Manager at Adelaide Airport

Partner FAQs

Make-A-Wish partners with organisations that believe they can inspire hope and have a positive impact on the lives of critically ill Australian children and their families. Ultimately, we wish to align ourselves with companies who believe in the power of a wish.

Make-A-Wish Australia is proud to be a child-safe organisation and we value community, integrity, innovation, impact and most importantly, putting wish children first.

Our partners support Make-A-Wish in numerous ways including:

  • Regular employee giving programs (pre-tax contributions via payroll) and matched giving programs
  • Corporate volunteering programs, including our popular Crafternoons and workshops
  • Co-branded collaborations and other cause-related marketing campaigns
  • Fundraising events and campaigns
  • Gifts in kind

See Partnership Opportunities for more info about these programs and ways you can get involved.

The time and money you're able to commit in partnering with us is entirely up to you!

We have different levels of partnership, including:

  • Major Partners - providing a deep level of ongoing support that crosses multiple wishes and programs
  • Official Partners - providing generous ongoing support and collaborating with us to bring more wishes to life
  • Wish Partners - partnering in an ad-hoc way to raise awareness and support, or make a child's unique wishes come true

In whatever way your business can help - we are grateful for your support in making wishes come true.

When you partner with Make-A-Wish, you access a range of strategic and commercial benefits, including:

  • Differentiate your brand and attract new customers through alignment with an inspiring cause
  • Engage, inspire and deepen relationships with staff and customers, by making a meaningful impact together
  • Access incredibly inspiring content - including wish stories, images, approved videos, campaigns and volunteering opportunities - for your staff, customer and PR/media/social channels
  • Networking opportunities with other Make-A-Wish business partners, supporters and Ambassadors, plus opportunities to connect with our volunteers (1,100+ highly engaged volunteers Australia-wide) and digital audiences (including 100,000+ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers)
  • Dedicated support from our Partnerships team as you become part of the team making wishes come true.

Contact us to find out more and create a partnership opportunity that's right for you.

It's easy. Call our dedicated Partnerships team on 1800 032 260 - or get in touch online and we’ll call you back!

Wish children whose images feature on this page:

Dwayne, 4, refractory epilepsy - I wish to go to the moon.

*Australian Charity Reputation Index, December 2018