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ABN 19 458 926 573

©2018 by Bennelong Foundation

 

Bennelong House
Level 2, 9 Queen Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Australia

 

Phone +61 3 9617 0444
 

Grant seekers

The Bennelong Foundation
- creating a healthier, more productive
and inclusive community

Whilst the Bennelong Foundation has a number of areas of interest, generally, it strives to support causes, organisations, and projects that possess certain principles and/or criteria. Grant Seekers, before you start, we recommend conducting a self-check by carefully considering if your project aligns with our primary focus areas and meets our funding criteria. Organisations interested in applying for a grant can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) by completing the online form via this link . 

 

A preview of the application form can be viewed here.

 

 

Program funding areas:


1. Education Training and Employment

 

Programs providing access, equity and inclusion opportunities to Education and Training or that support and build Pathways to Sustainable Employment
 

  • Build numeracy and literacy skills for pre-school, primary school and secondary school students

  • Build numeracy and literacy skills for adolescents and adults

  • Building STEM capabilities for pre-school, primary school and secondary school students

  • Supporting student wellbeing and fostering school engagement

  • Scholarship, Internship or Bursary Program

  • Building interpersonal, employability and life skills for adolescents and adults (personal grooming, interview skills, and other workplace skills)

  • Mentoring and Coaching

  • Access to vocational training opportunities for adolescents and adults

  • Building learning skills through art or music programs

  • Programs providing access to entrepreneurial and business foundations   


2. Community Health and Wellbeing

 

To assist organisations that conduct programmes with the express purpose of improving the physical health, nutrition, and well-being of the Australian community.
 

  • Programs promoting participation in physical activity and sport

  • Improved nutrition intake

  • Programs promoting social inclusion and cohesion

  • Empowering communities and community development

  • Settlement and transition support for new Australians

  • Programs promoting cultural identity

  • Programs supporting family preservation


Exclusions: programs with the main focus on disability, mental health, and healthcare (i.e. programs directly addressing illness and disease) are not current priority areas for the Bennelong Foundation.

 



Target Communities:
 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

  • People with a refugee background, newly arrived migrants and culturally and linguistically diverse communities

  • Communities/groups experiencing socio-economic disadvantage ​​

 

 

 

Types of Grants

 


1. Maintain grant  

 

Supporting established and high impact programs continue to deliver.
 

 

2. Grow grant  

 

Supporting the growth or sustainability of an organisation, program or project. This may include requests to expand current programs, initiate new programs or programs that assist with growing need for the services your organisation provides.
 


3. Innovate grant 


Large multi-year grants for new projects – by invitation only.

 

 

More information for Grant Seekers

 

Key Criteria

Application Process and how to Apply

Tips, Sample Forms & Documents

Important Dates

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