Exploration Grants are an opportunity for leaders within the charitable sector to develop innovative approaches for tackling social or environmental change. Projects funded by an Exploration Grant may be considered for an Innovation Grant in future years.
Areas of Interest
Exploration Grants are available to organisations working in one of the Foundation's four key Impact Areas: Education & Employment, Environment & Sustainability, Healthy & Resilient Communities and Homelessness & Affordable Housing.
Exploration Grants are provided for the following areas of support:
- Project funding to test, demonstrate, trial or pilot a new concept or idea that will lead to a service improvement or an advance in a major community issue.
- Research funding to build understanding of an area or issue
- Inform program design or practice, inform policy development and philanthropic investment or identify best practice.
- Funding to support the initial development phase of a social enterprise.