There are two things we’re pretty serious about: being responsible travellers and giving back to the communities we visit.
In 2002, Darrell Wade and Geoff Manchester (‘Manch’ to his friends) – the founders of our parent company – set up The Intrepid Foundation. Its purpose was pretty simple: to empower travellers to make a positive difference. Over the past 14 years, The Intrepid Foundation has raised over AUD$5,000,000 for more than 70 projects around the world. How’s that for being responsible travellers?! #awesome
Based on our knowledge and experience, the Intrepid Foundation supports projects in areas where we know we can make a real impact, such as:
Why donate to the Intrepid Foundation?
- We double all donations, dollar for dollar*. You donate $1? We’ll double it!
- We support local projects directly and cover all the administration costs, so your donation goes directly to the initiative you’re supporting
- Even the smallest contribution makes a huge difference – this is your chance to directly give back to the places you’ve travelled and help improve the lives of others
*All donations will be doubled up to a total of AUD$400,000 and a maximum of AUD $1,000 total per donor in each financial year. Emergency appeals are not matched unless specified.
Read more about The Foundation's work