Bennelong Foundation Grant: Supporting Organisations and Community Projects in Australia

Deadline: 1 February 2019

The Bennelong Foundation is currently inviting applications for its grant program with an aim to enhance community wellbeing and provide opportunities for positive and lasting change in community.

Focus Areas

  • Education Training and Employment
    • Programs providing access, equity and inclusion opportunities to Education and Training or that support and build Pathways to Sustainable Employment
      • Build numeracy and literacy skills for pre-school, primary school and secondary school students
      • Build numeracy and literacy skills for adolescents and adults
      • Building STEM capabilities for pre-school, primary school and secondary school students
      • Supporting student wellbeing and fostering school engagement
      • Scholarship, Internship or Bursary Program
      • Building interpersonal, employability and life skills for adolescents and adults (personal grooming, interview skills, and other workplace skills)
      • Mentoring and Coaching
      • Access to vocational training opportunities for adolescents and adults
      • Building learning skills through art or music programs
      • Programs providing access to entrepreneurial and business foundations
  • Community Health and Wellbeing
    • To assist organisations that conduct programmes with the express purpose of improving the physical health, nutrition, and well-being of the Australian community.
      • Programs promoting participation in physical activity and sport
      • Improved nutrition intake
      • Programs promoting social inclusion and cohesion
      • Empowering communities and community development
      • Settlement and transition support for new Australians
      • Programs promoting cultural identity
      • Programs supporting family preservation
    • Exclusions: programs with the main focus on disability, mental health, and healthcare (i.e. programs directly addressing illness and disease) are not current priority areas for the Bennelong Foundation.

Target Communities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • People with a refugee background, newly arrived migrants and culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Communities/groups experiencing socio-economic disadvantage ​​

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their Expression of Interest via given website.

Eligible Country: Australia

For more information, please visit https://www.bennelongfoundation.com/application

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