For over 60 years the Give Where You Live Foundation has been providing grants to reduce entrenched disadvantage and increase social and economic participation that ensure greater equity of opportunity in the G21 region so that ALL people and places thrive.
The Foundation’s Grant Guidelines outline the Foundation’s grantmaking framework and can be found here.
Grant Round Calendar
The Foundation manages a number of Grant Rounds throughout the year. Below is a calendar that highlights Grant Rounds available and their open and close dates for 2019:
|Grant Round||Summary||Status||Key Dates|
|Community Connections Grants||Provides grants of up to $10,000 to help reduce social isolation and/or support social participation of vulnerable community members to promote resilience vulnerable.||2019 Grant Round Now CLOSED – Applications received are under review||2019 Applicants will be notified by 5 November 2018.|
|Feed Geelong Grants
|Provides grants of up to $5,000 to help organisations improve food supply and access to nutritional food for those most vulnerable.||2019 Grant Round Now CLOSED – Applications received are under review||2019 Applicants will be notified by 23 October 2018.|
|Innovation Grant Expression of Interest||Provides grants of up to $175,000 over 3 years to test, demonstrate, trial or pilot a new concept; or support the expansion or scaling up an innovative, proven pilot program.||2019 Grant Round is now OPEN||2019 Round will open Monday 15 October and will close 21 November, 2018.|
2017 Grants Awarded.2019 Grant Round will open February 2019.
|Youth philanthropy program that provides grants ranging from $5,000 – $15,000 to organisations working on youth issues. 2018 grant focus: the causes of youth unemployment.||2018 Grants Awarded.
|2019 Grant Round will open February 2019.|
|Community Grants||Provides grants to support the community service sector and includes support for service delivery (up to $30,000), organisational capacity building (up to $30,000), and capital works and equipment (up to $10,000).||2018 Grants awarded.
All 2018 applicants have been notified of their status.
|2019 Round will open Monday 4 March and close Friday 5 April 2019.|
Grants Notification List
To receive a notification when our various Grant Rounds are open and materials (including applications) are available on the Give Where You Live Foundation website please send an email with your contact information.
Eligibility and Grant Programs
You can learn more about our eligibility requirements and the three program areas we accept grant applications in here.
Community Grant Review Panels
Engaging the community is an important part of our grant process. If you are interested in being a community grant review panellist please view our current opportunities here.
If you have any questions about our grantmaking please contact Cynthia Scherer, Community Impact and Grants Manager.