The Carinya Foundation was established in 1994 with the sole purpose to support Carinya Society and its objectives to support and enhance the lives of people with disabilities.
The Carinya Foundation has financially supported Carinya Society on several projects, the most recent was the renovation of 12 Bellevue Street, Coburg.
The Foundation is made up of four Carinya Trustees who are appointed by the Directors of Carinya Society. The current Trustees include Emeritus Professor Leo Foster, who has a long history with Carinya Society and served as the Carinya Chairman from 1998 – 2006. Mr. Ed Woods, Ms. Robyn Waters and the current Carinya Society Chairperson – Mr. Colin McKenzie.