Auswide Bank Community Grants Scheme closing 1 December 2016 (QLD)

‘OUR COMMUNITY’ GRANTS SCHEME

As a caring corporate citizen, Auswide sponsor and support a number of local activities, organisations, events and projects covering a wide range of sporting, cultural and community interests and endeavours.

They ask that any organisation seeking financial support apply for sponsorship through ‘Our Community’ Grants Scheme.

Each request for support is assessed individually and is based on their budget, the merit of the application and whether the application has met the criteria outlined for the grant.

WHEN TO APPLY

Amount Due dates
Grants above
$10,000
Applications due: October 31st
(for projects January – December of the following calendar year)
Grants
$5,000 – $9,999
Applications due: December 1st
(for projects January – December of the following calendar year)
Grants
under $4,999
Applications due: Jan 31st
(for projects April – August of that same calendar year)
Applications due: June 30th
(for projects September – December of that same calendar year)
Applications due: Sept 30th
(for projects January – March of the following calendar year)

WORTHWHILE PROJECTS & ELIGIBILITY

Auswide Bank provides grant funding to organisations ranging from small unincorporated groups to large organisations. Those they support must either be a not-for-profit organisation or local government authority to be eligible and hold an Auswide Bank account. Please refer to their Guidelines for the definition of not-for-profit.

They provide grant funding for purposes that are charitable or benevolent (in other words, for public good). Your request for a grant should relate to your organisation’s objectives, as outlined in your constitution or mission statement.

Auswide support a broad spectrum of events and projects that include community services, events and celebrations, buildings, public spaces and facilities, research, and organisational development. Their grants are designed to match the diversity of the communities they support.

NOTE: Eligibility requires applicant holds Auswide bank account.

For more information (source) >>> Auswide Bank ‘Our Community’ Grants Scheme

Image: Talia Cohen

 

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