ReclaimYourPath

We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTIQ+ Australians to realise their full potential and overcome challenges arising from their identity.

ReclaimYourPath

We provide educational scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTIQ+ Australians to realise their full potential and overcome challenges arising from their identity.

Our Vision

Our vision is for a more diverse and inclusive society with visible LGBTIQ+ role models.

Pinnacle enables young LGBTIQ+ Australians to realise their full potential, overcome challenges arising from their identity, become self-reliant, maintain their dignity and give back themselves. The lasting social and economic benefits for the individual, the LGBTIQ+ community, and wider society are great.

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of Pinnacle scholars feel more valued as a person

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of Pinnacle scholars feel academically supported

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of Pinnacle scholars say a Pinnacle scholarship has improved their confidence
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About Us

The Foundation awards multi-year scholarships nationally to students aged between 18 and 26 to study at public higher education institutions in Australia to achieve educational or vocational qualifications in any profession, trade or the arts.

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We rely solely on generous donations coupled with the passionate contributions of over 150 volunteers and a fulltime-equivalent staff of under three to deliver our program across the country. Your support will help to transform the lives of young scholars. The gift of education is one that impacts every aspect of a young person’s life to substantially enhance their future, and the contribution they make to our community.

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Success Stories

The History of The Pinnacle Foundation

The Pinnacle Foundation’s journey began serendipitously back in October 2005 when Sean Linkson OAM, filling…

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Jacinta Clark

Jacinta Clark was welcomed into the Pinnacle family in 2018 as one of our scholars….

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Cameron Tirendi

BHP | Principal Program Delivery | Global Co-Lead Jasper, LGBTIQ+ ally network | Mental Health…

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