Our creative heart continues to beat thanks to you.

We greatly appreciate your generous support as the arts industry emerges from the impacts of COVID-19.

Burrinja is the creative heart for the Dandenong Ranges; a much loved cultural centre and registered charity.  Funds raised through this EOFY giving campaign will be distributed directly to artists, supporting more art in more places for our community. 

Your donation helps us foster a thriving creative future for the region’s arts and culture, in developing new works and supporting artists to present works through Burrinja’s creative program in 2021, 2022 and beyond.

Our fundraising efforts will support the arts industry to recover from the significant impacts of the COVID-19 imposed lockdowns, that saw the entire industry shut down overnight.

Little or BIG, give now and help support the cost of our fabulous programs and projects, so we can all continue to enjoy them:

Free Public Programs – visual and performing arts

We ensure that many of our exhibitions, theatre shows and events include engaging public programs with the artists, performers and programmers, allowing everyone to get an insight into their arts practice, and sometimes real hands-on experience.

Free Gallery Entrance – Burrinja Gallery

The arts are at the heart of our community and we value access for all to engage, enjoy and be inspired by the arts- since late 2015 we have made our exhibition program FREE for everyone to experience a wide range of artwork by local, Indigenous and international artists.

Burrinja Kids Stay and Play – Free Family Activities

Our Burrinja Kids Stay and Play free family activities engage local artists to create exciting family activities for everyone - but we need your support to keep it happening!

Burrinja is a registered, tax deductible charity

We are an independent arts organisation which operates with a volunteer Board of Management, our fabulous front of house volunteers and a small, dedicated team of staff. Since 1998, with on-going support from Yarra Ranges Council, we have helped develop and present arts and culture in the Dandenong Ranges, and we now bring cultural programs to over 70,000 people every year.

By gifting to Burrinja’s Public Fund you demonstrate your passion and support for arts and culture in the region. All donations help us to deliver more arts and cultural programs into the community, and are greatly appreciated. And every donation to the Burrinja Public Fund is tax-deductible.

Burrinja also supports and enables many other cultural events and programs in the region including Dandenong Ranges Open Studios,  Belgrave Lantern Parade,  Belgrave Survival Day,  hillsceneLive, Artist Studios and Workshop Studio spaces at Burrinja, VCE Creative Showcase,  Burrinja Kids Stay and Play, and the Burrinja Climate Change Biennale and award.

These community-based events and activities are vital for the vibrancy of our region, and attract more participation every year.

Your tax deductible donation can help us to keep fostering and delivering these important programs in the Hills. 

Give a little, help a lot.

Every little bit helps. All of your support is highly valued by Burrinja, and will makes a difference everyday. 

Bronze ($200+), Silver ($400+), Gold ($1,000+) and Platinum ($5,000+) donors also receive acknowledgment on our donor’s board, web site and in our Annual Report. Here’s our list of generous Public Fund Donors to date.


We welcome the opportunity to discuss how you may donate to our Public Fund to ensure that your generous donation works best for you. Contact Burrinja on 9754 8723 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Burrinja Public Fund is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) under Subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act of 1997; 12.1.1 public fund on the register of cultural organisations.

All donations will be issued with a tax receipt.





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