Why young males?
About Top Blokes Foundation
More young males lead healthy and safe lives.
To challenge and nurture young males to be their best selves.
To raise awareness about male issues and strategies that can be applied to improve the development of young male health and well-being;
To inspire young males to reach their full potential through peer-inspired environments, increasing their social inclusion and healthy peer relationship;
To ensure Australian young men have access to personal development and volunteer opportunities;
To increase the positive representations of young men within the community and media.
The History of Top Blokes
Established the first Top Blokes Awards that recognised young men who volunteered and inspired others to reach their potentials
Founded Top Blokes Foundation in the Illawarra region
Piloted the Junior Top Blokes Mentoring Program for boys and young men aged
Piloted the Building Blokes Mentoring Program for young men aged 16-24
Awarded Volunteer of the Year (Illawarra)
Awarded IMB Bank’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Illawarra)
Awarded the NSW Young Australian of the Year from the National Australia Day Council
Established first licensee in Lake Macquarie
Expanded to the Western Sydney region
Expanded to the Central Coast region
Received the EY Eastern Region Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Received the EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Piloted the Stepping Up Mentoring Program for boys aged 10-13
Launched Top Blokes in Queensland