Foundation News & Events

2022 Foundation Dinner - save the date

Friday 29 July 2022
Attenborough Room, Adelaide Zoo

Join the Foundation Board for the annual fundraising dinner and silent auction! Thanks of our joint platinum sponsors Lenovo and Learning with Technologies. Download a flyer here.

2021 Foundation A Taste of Tokyo Dinner Triumphs!

After being postponed twice due to COVID restrictions, the 2021 Taste of Tokyo Dinner was held on Friday 24 September in the Hilton Adelaide Ballroom. Pre-dinner drinks were served as guests took their first look at the wide selection of auction items on offer before being seated for the Acknowledgement of Country and Grace presented by College Prefect Matthew Cole.

The Foundation Board is pleased to announce that the 2021 Trinity Foundation Taste of Tokyo Dinner raised $ $39,484.00. The Foundation Board extends their thanks to all donors and volunteers who made the night such a success as well as the Trinity families who donated items towards hampers and baskets that generated over $1000.00 in the silent auction. Read a full report of the evening's events here. We would also like to acknowledge the generous support of our corporate donors.

PLATINUM - Lenovo & Learning with Technologies
SILVER - Box of Books & Lynch Myer Lawyers
BRONZE - Detail Studio, St Yves Roseworthy & National Australia Bank
- Advancelife, Nexia Edwards Marshall & Peter Kittle Motor Company

Details of the 2022 dinner will be released shortly.

2019 Foundation da Vinci Dinner

The much-anticipated annual Trinity College Foundation fundraising dinner was held on Friday 2 August in the Ian McLachlan Room at the Adelaide Oval. Leonardo da Vinci inspired this year’s theme with guests embracing and celebrating innovation, invention and creativity. Guests were welcomed by members of the robotics team and their recreation of a da Vinci designed cart they had cleverly automated.

The Foundation Board is pleased to announce that the 2019 Trinity College Foundation da Vinci Dinner raised $34,664.00. The Foundation Board extends their thanks to all donors and volunteers who made the night such a success. Read a full account of the evening here. We acknowledge the generous support of our 2019 annual dinner corporate sponsors:

- Campion
BRONZE - Mossop Construction & Interiors, Academy Photography, Detail Studio
- Nexia Edwards Marshall, ORORA, Neopost, Nuago

2020 Foundation Frocks & Fascinators Luncheon

The Trinity College Foundation hosted the annual Frocks & Fascinators Luncheon in the Pavilion on Tuesday 3 November. The fundraising event attracted guests who all embraced the Melbourne Cup theme. Catering and service was provided by Year 11 Semester 2 Catering students who all excelled at being chefs, kitchen crew and waiting staff. Event highlights included a raffle, sweeps and a fashion parade of formal attire presented by Brides and Bloom and modelled by Year 11 students. Well done to these students who helped raise monies for the Foundation Scholarship Program.

Foundation News

The Trinity College Foundation offers a number of scholarships to students both internally and externally. Visit the Scholarships webpage for further information and application forms.

Trinity2Cambodia Service Award

Through the generosity of supporters of the Trinity College Foundation and fundraising activities, we are pleased to support the Trinity2Cambodia service trip by way of an award. The award exists to acknowledge a student who is striving to help others and willingly volunteers to support College life.

The Trinity2Cambodia Service Award will create an opportunity for a Trinity student to contribute to the richness and diversity of the College’s community through learning about Non Government Organisations (NGOs) abroad, performing volunteer work in Cambodia, developing new strategies to help others in need and their ability to strengthen community relationships.

Certificate of Academic Merit

The Certificate of Academic Merit is presented to students who make significant improvement in academic areas. The award is designed to recognise and promote academic achievement and is intended to complement other forms of recognition by acknowledging students who might not otherwise be recognised. A total of 16 certificates are presented in Term 3 annually across the College Middle Schools. Each recipient also receives a commemorative book.

2021 Winners

Madison Mohylenko
Alexander Argent
Erica Sheriff
Alyssa Hayward

Gawler River
Addison Dohnt
Patrick Costigan
Lucas Watson
Shelbie Hussey

Stephanie Porter
Madison King
Ameleiyah Mills
Georgia Randall

Peter Bampton
Emma Dowling
Abigail Jennings-Frick
Adam Nathan

Operation Flinders

Since 2012, the Foundation has supported Trinity College students to attend Operation Flinders, a South Australian based charitable organisation that runs a world leading wilderness adventure program for young people at risk. The program takes participants between the age of 14 and 18 years on an eight day exercise in the far northern Flinders Ranges, providing an opportunity for them to break away from their past and grow as valued members of the community.

Foundation Citizenship Medal

Each year the Foundation presents Citizenship Awards to students from all five schools for their overall contribution to the College through personal dedication, strength of character and good citizenship. Recipients may have made outstanding contributions in academic effort and success, sporting contributions and participation, cultural and worship endeavour, House involvement and general leadership and community service outside the College.

2021 Winners

Jasmine Jones
Annabel Blake

Gawler River
Amelia Launer
James Launer


Jacob Evdokiou
James Skelton


Chelsea Bentley
Lily Clezy
Bella Wright

Tegan Hardy
Daniel Hurst

Spirit of Trinity Fund

The Spirit of Trinity Fund supports students in a tangible way to continue their schooling at Trinity College. Examples of support are, but are not limited to, uniforms, textbooks, stationary, learning tools, subject related excursions, counselling/professional support and emergency care. Since its inception in 2013, we have supported 195 students at a cost of $78,000.