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Become a 'Friend of the Foundation'

Applications for community groups and charities to apply to become a 'Friend of the Foundation' in 2019 are now open.

What is the Fremantle Dockers Foundation?

The Fremantle Dockers Foundation was established to support the important on and off field work of the Fremantle Football Club.

It aims to engage and support the community through strong alliances with key charity partners and a focus on the club’s corporate social responsibility.


Who are ‘Friends of the Foundation’?

‘Friends of the Foundation’ are the clubs aligned charity and community partners.

The club has both principal and associate level ‘Friends of the Foundation’.

The clubs principal ‘Friends of the Foundation’ are Starlight Children’s Foundation and Starkick All Abilities Football Club.  

The Associate ‘Friends of the Foundation’ sit alongside the principal partners and are reviewed annually by the club.

How does my charity/community group benefit from becoming a ‘Friend of the Foundation’?

  • The Foundation will support one signature event or campaign for each organisation it selects in 2019 as an Associate
  • Each associate partner will also receive:
    • Signed jumper for fundraising purposes
    • 10 tickets to a Fremantle home game in the 2019 season
    • Recognition on
    • Use of the Fremantle Dockers brand and/or use of a Fremantle Dockers Player ambassador

Important information to note before applying

  • Player involvement can only occur between December 2018 and August 2019
  • Consideration must be given to the 2019 AFL fixture (which will be released in late October)
  • Players training and playing schedules during the AFL season will dictate player availability as any football commitments are a priority

How do I become a Friend of the Foundation?

Applications are now open to become an Associate ‘Friend of the Foundation’.

Organisations that are interested in applying are required to identify a signature event, campaign or cause they believe the Foundation can help raise awareness for.

Applications close on Friday 23 November, 2018.


All applicants will be notified of the club's final decision by Friday 14 December, 2018.

For information regarding the application process please contact

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