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FFV COMMUNITY GRANTS

Freemasons Foundation Victoria invites charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) to apply for a FFV Community Grant for programs in Victoria.

 

Grants between $5,000 and $50,000 are available.

Applicants are not required to have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

 

It is anticipated that all applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in December and payment will be made in February.

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Funding Areas

Initiatives

Social services and programs that address pressing community needs, such as: funding for food/clothing banks, emergency relief programs, mental health services, youth programs, and initiatives focused on addressing poverty, and social inequality.

 

Youth empowerment programs that enhance educational opportunities, skill development, mentorship programs, leadership training, and youth-led projects

Community Development

Programs that improve engagement and educational opportunities for students from lower socio-economic backgrounds in Victoria, increasing wellbeing and retention rates through to completion of year 12.

Education

Programs that contribute to improving outcomes and reduce the societal impact for sufferers of prostate cancer in Victoria.

Health and Research

Indigenous Programs

Programs that are devised, promoted and managed by Indigenous people that make an enduring difference.

Grant Guidelines

The Foundation will not fund grant applications involving:

  • Foreign Programs

  • Programs that duplicate existing government programs

  • Programs outside Victoria

  • Programs that are not of a charitable nature

  • General fundraising appeals  

  • Projects designed to benefit an individual or family

  • Retrospective payments or costs already incurred

Applications close on 30 September 2023.

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