The Trust aims to support projects run by Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations which offer a direct and noticeable benefit to the Noongar community.
The following funding categories are:
- Health – to promote health in the community.
- Crisis and Hardship – to provide assistance in a time of urgency.
- Aged – to provide for the needs of the elderly and infirm members of the Noongar community.
- Housing – provide assistance to the community for housing programs.
- Cultural and Heritage (including Traditional Practices) – to provide cultural and heritage benefits to the Community.
- Education, Training and Employment – to improve access to education, training, employment and economic and enterprise development opportunities for Noongar people.
- Children and Youth (0 to 25 years) – to provide for the long term needs of future generations of members of the Community.
- The Noongar Charitable Trust provides grants starting from $5,000 and allocates up to $100,000 per grant round.
Preference is also given to organisations and projects
- That meet the Charitable Objects and Purposes of the trust.
- That offer a direct and noticeable benefit to the Noongar community.
- That are supported by the oranisation’s local Noongar community.
- That keep proper accounting records and have, at least, yearly financial statement or reports.
- That have an operational bank account in the organisation’s name.
- Grants will be made to incorporated, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations that are based and delivered within Noongar Community.
For more information, visit https://www.eqt.com.au/philanthropy/noongar-charitable-trust