Jacka Foundation for Natural Therapies(JFNT) is a not-for-profit charitable fund that supports research in naturopathy and its related modalities, and the development of a community of researchers, scholars and leaders in the naturopathic profession.
The Foundation was formed on 18th May 2010 after the sale of the organisation’s educational business, the Southern School of Natural Therapies (SSNT), Fitzroy, VIC. JFNT retains ownership of the premises from which the Southern School operates. The Foundation’s income is derived from rental income and the investment of funds derived from the sale of SSNT.
The JFNT company includes respected and experienced naturopaths who are dedicated to promoting the cause of natural therapies in Australia and the development of the profession of naturopathy.
Our Vision, Mission and Key Focus Areas
A society where natural therapies are the first choice for people seeking informed control of their health and wellbeing
To advance natural therapies in mainstream health by facilitating leadership and mentoring in research and practice
Key Focus Areas
Our focus is on building capacity in the profession of naturopathy and facilitating the use of safe and effective natural therapies in the community. We support research, mentoring, leadership, and the development of collaborative partnerships that further these aims. Current strategies are focused on the following areas: