Innovation grants

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Innovation Grants

Innovation Grants

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At a glance

AMOUNT AVAILABLE
Up to $300,000, over two years (maximum of $150,000 per year)
OPEN DATE
Monday 19 June 2017
CLOSE DATE
Friday 14 July 2017
APPLICANTS NOTIFIED
December 2017
IMPACT AREAS
Education & Employment, Environment & Sustainability, Healthy & Resilient Communities and Homelessness & Affordable Housing (Impact 2 only)
TAX ENDORSEMENTS
Please see 'Tax Endorsements and Location' section under How to Apply.
LOCATION
Please see 'Tax Endorsements and Location' section under How to Apply.

 

About

Innovation Grants are an opportunity for leaders within the charitable sector to take a creative approach to tackling a social or environmental issue.

 

Areas of Interest

Innovation Grants are available to organisations working in one of the Foundation's four key Impact Areas: Education & EmploymentEnvironment & SustainabilityHealthy & Resilient Communities and Homelessness & Affordable Housing (Impact 2 only).

Innovation Grants are provided for:

  • Piloting or scaling up a new service model
  • Applying a new approach to improving service effectiveness and/or service quality
  • Increasing impact and/or service effectiveness through sharing space or back office support, or other forms of partnership or collaboration
  • Building an understanding of an emerging issue or area through applied research

 

How to Apply

Eligibility
Tax Endorsements and Location
Applying for an Innovation Grant under the Education & Employment and Environment & Sustainability Impact Areas:

  • An organisation must be endorsed as a Tax Concession Charity (TCC).
  • Grants provided especially to Australian charities operating in Victoria, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory.


Applying for an Innovation Grant offered under the Healthy & Resilient Communities and Homelessness & Affordable Housing (Impact 2 only) Impact Areas:

  • An organisation must be endorsed as a Tax Concession Charity (TCC) and as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) as covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
  • Grants provided to Australian charities registered and operating in Victoria, especially but not limited to Greater Melbourne.

Universities and Research Institutes
In addition to these general requirements, universities or research institutes must adhere to unique application requirements.
 

Before submitting an application, please ensure that you have read the Guidelines and have spoken with one of our Program Managers.

This grant round has closed for 2017.

At a glance

AMOUNT AVAILABLE
Up to $300,000, over two years (maximum of $150,000 per year)
OPEN DATE
Monday 19 June 2017
CLOSE DATE
Friday 14 July 2017
APPLICANTS NOTIFIED
December 2017
IMPACT AREAS
Education & Employment, Environment & Sustainability, Healthy & Resilient Communities and Homelessness & Affordable Housing (Impact 2 only)
TAX ENDORSEMENTS
Please see 'Tax Endorsements and Location' section under How to Apply.
LOCATION
Please see 'Tax Endorsements and Location' section under How to Apply.