2022 P500 Grant Application 

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Application Requirements

Grant applicant organisations will need to comply with the following requirements:
  • Must be endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient 1 (DGR1).
  • Registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC) with current and up-to-date reporting on the ACNC register.
  • The impact area for this grant round is community wellbeing
  • Only small and medium size organisations will be eligible to apply (annual revenue under $3 million).
  • Provide services within the City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queenscliffe, Surf Coast Shire and southern part of Golden Plains.
  • Previous recipients of the P500 grant are not eligible to apply.
  • Applications must be submitted for the full grant amount available which is $75,000.  There is only one grant available.

Part A

Details of applicant organisation
Maximum 60 characters.
Contact person
About your organisation

Is your organisation...
Your organisation must be endorsed as a DGR 1 to be eligible to apply for the P500 Grant.

Part B

The project/program details
Only one $75,000 grant is available for the P500 grant round. Please read the information about the program on our website to ensure you understand the application process.

Part B (continued)

Project/program details
Please complete the Project Plan in the Excel spreadsheet provided. You will have an opportunity to upload this Excel document later in this form. Please note there are 3 worksheets to complete - Budget, Narrative and Project Plan.

Hold done the Ctrl / Command key to select multiple LGAs.

Part C

Project/Program budget
Please upload our Excel template showing your budget, narrative and plan.  Note there are 3 worksheets in the Excel document.

Recognition of grant
Reporting and grant acquittal
The Geelong Community Foundation will require a Grant Acquittal including photographs as appropriate on completion of the project. An audited report covering budget and actual costs may be requested for certain projects/programs. It should be noted that in some cases, a Foundation Board or staff member may request an on-site review of the funded program.

Part D

Certification and privacy
The Geelong Community Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that all information provided in relation to this grant application is kept confidential. During the assessment process however, the Foundation may need to collect, use and disclose information about your organisation and the project/program to third parties. This information could be passed on to the Board of the Foundation, its officers and agents or external people to assist in assessing the grant application.
I am authorized by my organisation named in this application to make this application on its behalf. I confirm that my organisation agrees to the terms and conditions relating to grants of the Geelong Community Foundation detailed in the Grant Agreement.

The applicant acknowledges that the Foundation is under no obligation to make a grant even though the applicant meets all the guidelines and eligibility requirements.