What is the Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant?

The Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant is a new grant opportunity for 2020 that aims to recognise and celebrate organisations that strive to make a positive impact within their local community.

This community program recognises and celebrates organisations that strive to make a positive impact within their local community.

 

Objectives

The Community Grant program aims to support organisations that work within their local community and encourage the following values:

  • Helping the community in times of need
  • Building community togetherness and sense of belonging
  • Promoting positive health and wellbeing
  • Supporting community services and groups
  • Nurturing the local environment

 

Funding

If your organisation is eligible, you can apply for a Community Grant of $1,000. There are 5 grants available in 2020.

 

Eligible Projects

Your organisation is eligible to apply if you meet at least one of the below criteria:

  • Promote sustainable environmentally friendly practices within the community
  • Support health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Provide services in the local community
  • Facilitate community awareness and education programs
  • Support at-risk and/or in need individuals in the local community

 

Eligible Applicants

The Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant supports organisations that align with Damien Greer Lawyers’ values such as:

  • organisations involved in child wellbeing and child protection
  • non-government social services organisations
  • registered charities
  • domestic violence support organisations
  • non-government mental health organisations

You are not eligible to apply if you are:

  • a for-profit organisation
  • an individual
  • an organisation associated with controversial issues
  • a religious, political or lobby group
  • an International Entity

Applications will be assessed through a non-competitive process that reviews all applications against our Community Grant criteria.

Please note that only the 5 successful organisations will be notified of the result. Due to the application volume, feedback will not be available to unsuccessful applicants.

 

Timing

Applications close 15 November 2020.

 

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