Welcome to the Peter and Lyndy White Foundation

We are a Melbourne based philanthropic Foundation. Our prime mission is to enhance the quality of life of Victoria’s disadvantaged and vulnerable community members, in particular, the homeless, supporting them in making positive long-term changes in their lives.

Funding Principles

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Recent Projects

2022: Beyond Housing

The Foundation increased our funding commitment to $12M and commenced building 51 houses to house 79 individuals in regional Victoria.

2021: Beyond Housing

The Foundation was very impressed with the previous collaboration with Beyond Housing and their ability to deliver social housing to those in need in regional Victoria so we decided to continue our work with them, delivering housing for 60 individuals in Wangaratta,...

2020: Beyond Housing

In 2020 we commenced a joint $10M commitment with Beyond Housing, with the Foundation providing $9M in funding to build social housing in regional Victoria. With the Foundation committing 90% of the land and building cost we will house 44 individuals from Ballan to...

2019 – Wintringham’s Irving Benson House

$6.8M to purchase Irving Benson House which is in major need of renovations, with planning approvals in process we are looking to add an extra storey. In appreciation of the Foundation’s donations to Wintringham they have renamed Irving Benson House to be the Lyndell...

2019 – Hope Restart Centre

$1.2M a collaboration between a Bairnsdale local community group formed by a very passionate and committed group of concerned local residents to establish a 60 bed residential drug/alcohol rehabilitation centre to be run by Odyssey House....