Calvary Community Council Grants

Calvary Community Council Grants

Grants - Open grants, TAS Grants

The Calvary Community Council Grants will be opening on the 31st of August, and closing on the 21st of October.

Grants of up to $5,000 are available.

Grant Overview:

This program, the Calvary Community Council Grants aims to assist the Tasmanian community.

Not just through excellence in its hospital and medical services but through the financial support of projects which will build a healthier and happier community.

The 2020 funding round dates for the Calvary Community Council Grants are:

  • Round 1: Opened 16 March and closed 29 April
  • Round 2: Opens 31 August and closes 21 October

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants include organisations that must:

  • Be incorporated as a not-for-profit body.
  • Have a tax deductible status.
  • Be a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR).
  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

If the organisation is not an incorporated not-for-profit body, a partnership organisation (funding partner) is required.

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities include projects that address the following areas of focus:

1. Marginalised and vulnerable groups

  • Focus on improving the health of the most vulnerable and marginalised community members.
  • Help to enhance the well-being of vulnerable and marginalised community members.
  • Help to empower marginalised groups in our community.
  • Target groups who do not have access to health care services that other community members have.
  • Are justice initiatives which strengthen a marginalised groups’ capacity to live with dignity.

2. Children and adolescents (0-18)

  • Promote the health, development and well-being of children and adolescents.
  • Promote antenatal care and maternal nutrition.
  • Promote the supportive social relationships and positive networks.
  • Promote the participation in positive community activities of parents, children and adolescents.
  • Promote initiatives that enable children and adolescents to live healthy and fulfilling lives and to break cycles of poverty and unhealthy living.

3. Young adults (18-30)

  • Promote the health, development and well-being of young adults.
  • Promote supportive social relationships and positive networks.
  • Promote improved mental health for young adults.
  • Promote the participation in positive community activities for young adults.
  • Promote initiatives that enable young adults to live healthy and fulfilling lives and break cycles of poverty, poor mental health and unhealthy living.

    4. Elderly

    • Promote the dignity and worth of the elderly.
    • Increase the participation of the elderly in the workforce, education, leisure and volunteering.
    • Recognise the diverse needs of older people, including the diversity of gender, culture, language, geographical and socio-economic circumstances.

    Main Assessment Criteria

    The main assessment criteria include whether the application:

    • Aims to benefit persons from one or more of the specified areas of focus.
    • Aims to improve the health outcomes of the Tasmanian community or the broader social determinants of health that underpin community development and well-being.
    • Aims to benefit communities in Tasmania via organisations that are based in Tasmania.
    • Does not aim to fund individuals, personal travel or private scholarships and bursaries, construction projects or commercial film making.
    • Aims to trigger future current and future initiatives rather than retrospective ones.
    • Is guided and approved by an organisation with evidence of financial and general governance.

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