Our 2015 grant round opens 30 March
We will be opening applications to not-for-profit organisations seeking funding of $10,000 to $20,000 for projects or programs that directly benefit people with a physical or psychological disability; this may include restrictions to a person’s mental, sensory or mobility functions.
We're very pleased to this year have a total pool of funds available of $100,000.
Grant applications will open Monday, 30 March 2015.
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Where does the money come from?
Our grants come from a pool of funds directly contributed to by Community Sector Banking and our Social Investment Deposit Account holders.
Contributors to the Grants Program:
Community Sector Banking contributes net profit earned on Social Investment Deposit Accounts
Social Investment Deposit Account holders who choose to donate 50% or 100% of the interest earned on their account.
Want to contribute? Take a look at getting involved.
How the grants are governed
Community Sector Banking manages the Social Investment Grants Program, with a Grants Advisory Committee comprising of two independent representatives, two Community Sector Banking representatives and one Bendigo Bank representative:
Bruce Argyle – Chair
Maz Thomson (Community Sector Banking)
Amanda Watt (Community Sector Banking)
Andrew Watts (Bendigo Bank)
The grants are administered and dispersed through Bendigo Bank’s Community Enterprise Foundation, in partnership with Community Sector Banking.