H.V. McKay Charitable Trust


There is a tremendous amount of information available about H. V. McKay's life and times and the business he built.

The Australian Dictionary of Biography maintains the most extensive online biographical information for H. V. McKay:

Museum Victoria maintains an extensive collection of material related to H. V. McKay and the Sunshine Harvester Works. The collection may be viewed by appointment with the curator. The online starting point for this material is:

The Museum also makes material available for online discovery. Experience their interactive Sunshine Harvester Website, which includes pictures and film:

The H. V. McKay II Memorial Scholarship is open to full-time agriculture students at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga. Information is available from the University, or:

The Sunshine Foundation is a charitable organisation established in the 1950s by members of the McKay family. The secretariat of the Sunshine Foundation is now with Mutual Trust Pty Ltd, and information on the Foundation and its grants can be found at:

Philanthropy Australia is the national peak body for philanthropy and is a not-for-profit membership organisation.