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Author: Greater Charitable Foundation

$8 Million and counting goes towards helping those in need

Greater Charitable Foundation is again calling for funding applications from charities located across NSW and South-East Queensland.

Since 2011, Greater Charitable Foundation has allocated more than $8M to 28 charitable organisations, impacting the lives of more than 30,000 beneficiaries.

This year’s funding round will open Monday, 25 February and close Friday, 29 March.

Greater Charitable Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Anne Long, said that with the Expression of Interest form already available online, charity groups can make a start on their application now.

“We understand the majority of not-for-profits rely heavily on volunteers and time is a precious commodity, so we wanted to ensure community groups have ample opportunity to complete their application this year to give them the best shot at receiving the funding they require,” said Ms Long.

“Community groups can apply for funding between $30,000 and $350,000, for single through to multi-year programs. Applicants are required to demonstrate how the initiative will provide practical, life-changing outcomes for those set to benefit.”

“Over the past eight years we have taken great pride in the work our dedicated charity partners have undertaken in their respective communities.”

Volunteering is also a key platform of the Greater Charitable Foundation, with Greater Bank staff providing volunteer and pro-bono support to a number of charity partners across its areas of operation.

“Last year alone more than 200 staff volunteered their time to support a number of our partners, many volunteering more than once,” said Ms Long.

Some of the Foundation’s current charity partners include OzHarvest, Clontarf Foundation, McGrath Foundation, Children’s Hospital Foundation QLD, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Instiute (HMRI). 

For further information on how to apply for the 2019 funding round please click here.