Australia Post Community Grants


Funder:  Australia Post

Grant Background:  The 2021 Australia Post Community Grants program aims to support community-led, local projects that connect individuals and communities to improve mental health and wellbeing.  They recognise that everyone has a role to play in maintaining mental health and wellbeing.

They are specifically looking for projects that meet all of the following criteria:

  • The primary purpose of the project is to improve mental health and wellbeing outcomes of a community.
  • The project will help people meaningfully connect in their local community.
  • The project is locally led and locally delivered, and benefits a community.

They strive for geographic distribution of grant recipients among metro and regional communities and also look to support projects assisting particularly vulnerable groups.

$ Available: Up to $10 000.00

Eligibility:  Organisations will be eligible to apply only if they meet all the requirements below.

  • Are an incorporated not-for-profit organisation
    • Organisations are not required to have deductible gift recipient (DGR) status to apply.
    • Unincorporated entities, individuals, sole traders, government entities and educational institutions are ineligible for this program.
    • Collaborations and partnerships among different types of organisations are encouraged with the incorporated not-for-profit organisation as the lead partner. However, we do not accept auspice arrangements.
  • Have an ABN (reflecting the organisation’s incorporated not-for-profit status)
    • Organisation details must be correct and up-to-date on the Australian Business Register on the date the application was submitted.
    • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure its details are correct and up-to-date when the application is submitted.
    • Organisations will be deemed ineligible if their ABN status on the Australian Business Register does not demonstrate incorporated not-for-profit status on the date the application was submitted.
  • Have an Australian bank account (corresponding to the ABN)
  • Are located and provide services within Australia

Key Dates: Closes 4 July 2021.

For More Information or to ApplyCLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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