The James and Diana Ramsay Foundation was established in 2008 by Diana Ramsay AO.

Our purpose is to honour the legacy of James and Diana Ramsay and their spirit of generosity. The Foundation aims to impact the lives of many people by fostering excellence in the arts, health innovations and programs for young people.


Grant Funding

We aim to impact the lives of many people by fostering excellence across our three key themes.

Championing a robust arts sector, increasing accessibility to the arts, and creating career pathway opportunities.

Encouraging opportunities to explore and progress health innovations.

Supporting programs which promote wellbeing and resilience in young people.

Our Impact

$19 million

Over $19 million of grants awarded


Over 220 projects supported


Young South Australians reached

Illuminate Adelaide 2022

Illuminate Adelaide is now on with tickets selling fast. See the Illuminate Adelaide Graduate Pathways Program recipients Alycia Bennett and Cristina Metelli in the free

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Operation Flinders

This week Operation Flinders launched their High Ropes Course, a new adventure experience for young people attending the eight-day Operation Flinders program.

It is expected that more than 550 young people will use high ropes course as part of their 100km trek across the outback property this year.

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