Thrive grants

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At a glance

AMOUNT AVAILABLE
$20,000 to $40,000 per year, 1-3 years.
Organisations can request up to an additional $10,000 for small infrastructure requirements that will help achieve the objectives of the nominated project.
OPEN DATE
TBA
CLOSE DATE
TBA
APPLICANTS NOTIFIED
TBA
IMPACT AREAS
Education & Employment, Environment & Sustainability, Healthy & Resilient Communities and Homelessness & Affordable Housing
TAX ENDORSEMENTS
TCC, DGR1
LOCATION
Australian charities registered or operating in Victoria, especially Greater Melbourne.

Information about Thrive Grants for 2018 will be available soon.

About

Thrive Grants support organisational capacity building, and acknowledges the importance of smaller, grass-roots charitable organisations, supporting them to do what they do.

Areas of Interest

Thrive 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.

Within the Education & Employment and Healthy & Resilient Communities Impact Areas, the Foundation has a specific focus on two age groups: young people (12-25 years) and older people (55 years+). 

When applying for a Thrive Grant under either of these two Impact Areas, organisations must ensure that their project is working within one of these two age groups.

Thrive Grants are provided for the following areas of support that will demonstrably improve the ability of the organisation to achieve its mission. Applicants must select the organisational capacity area (listed below) that they will focus on.

Leadership Capacity

  • Clarify or share vision and values
  • Enhance decision making
  • Board governance
  • CEO development

Management Capacity

  • Staff development
  • Operational planning
  • Knowledge management
  • Financial planning and management
  • Human Resource planning and management

Operational Capacity

  • Core operating support
  • Fundraising or marketing
  • Communications
  • Information Technology
  • Management of legal issues

Change Management Capacity

  • Partnership development
  • Program development
  • Organisational learning
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Strategic planning

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Responsive Grants Program