Community Grants Program
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The OneFortyOne Community Grants Program
We believe in regional communities and are committed to supporting the sustainable prosperity of the places where we live and work.
Communities are flexible, and so is our grant program. If your community group is from an area where we operate, you can approach us directly for grants of up to $5,000 via the online application portal. We accept applications all year round and review applications as they are received.
In Australia we operate in the Green Triangle region, an area that spans across South East South Australia and Western Victoria. In New Zealand we work in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, located at the top of the South Island.
Green Triangle region located in South Australia and Victoria
Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions located at the top of the South Island
Promoting individual and community wellbeing and safety
This objective supports the people, services and activities that make our regions vibrant, healthy and safe. The types of initiatives this covers includes health and wellbeing, community networks, events and sporting activities.
Contributing to culturally vibrant and sustainable communities.
This objective supports the development of regionally based ideas that build the livability, sustainability, and prosperity of our regions. The types of initiatives include arts festivals, concerts, multi-cultural understanding and celebration as well as science and technology projects.
Rejuvenating our natural environment.
Through this objective we will support initiatives that repair, care for and protect our natural environment. Examples of projects include environmental citizen science, environmental restoration and community rubbish clean ups.
Supporting education and training.
Through this objective we will support education institutions, teachers and students to implement initiatives that will help students thrive. Examples of initiatives include student resources, support for student wellbeing, school gardens and educational resources.
Guidelines for giving
To be considered for funding, grant applicants must submit a short application via the online portal that outlines:
- details of the funding request; and
- how the initiative will meet our PINE objectives.
The application must also demonstrate the following:
- have a good prospect of longer-term viability and positive social impact
- involve partnerships or leverages financial and/or in-kind contributions
Applications can be received at any time. The complete guidelines are available here.
Community Grant funding cannot be used for:
- commercial activities and organisations
- fundraising activities, competitions, prizes and award exhibitions
- organisational core operating costs such as funding for permanent employees, insurance and utilities.
- projects that duplicate existing services and programs
- projects with a sole religious or political purpose.
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We are strongly tied to where we live and work, and want to play our part in supporting vibrant communities and protecting our environment.Apply for funding now