Twelve organisations received Seed Innovation Grants totalling $572,206. These grants support the research, testing and/or piloting of new ideas and creative solutions to current social and environmental issues. Seed Innovation Grants provide funding of grants up to $50,000 for one year.
Nine organisations received Scaling-Up Innovation Grants totalling $2,150,294. These grants support the next stage of the development process either through expansion or the replication of a proven innovation with the potential to be transformative on a broader community or systems level. Scaling-Up Innovation grants provide funding up to $300,000 over two years.
The Foundation's Chief Executive Officer, Dr Catherine Brown said, “This is an inspiring set of grants tackling big challenges in homelessness, affordable housing, rehabilitating our oceans, climate resilience and inequality of opportunity in education and employment. In the Innovation grants program, we demonstrate the critical role of philanthropic funding to explore innovative ideas and test and demonstrate solutions.”
2019/2020 Innovation Grant Recipients Please click each of the Impact Areas to discover a list of this year's recipients.