Eligibility

Community organisations with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and Tax Concession Charity (TCC) status are invited to apply to Newsboys Foundation for funding to provide programs and activities for disadvantaged young people in Victoria aged 11 – 21.

Please ensure that your application is in line with our funding priorities and that you follow the prescribed Application Process.

There are no closing dates for applications. We review applications on an ongoing basis and grants are approved by the Newsboys Foundation Board at its bi-monthly meetings.

Generally speaking, we will not approve grants for:

• Individuals
• Retrospective or deficit funding
• Conferences and seminars
• Vehicles (with occasional exceptions for community vehicles)
• Scholarships (with occasional exceptions)
• Travel
• General fundraising appeals
• Federal, state and local government
• Private schools
• Commercial filmmaking
• Research and surveys
• Ongoing organisational operating costs
• Extension of the corpus of another foundation
• Projects that are identical to previously submitted, unsuccessful applications

Please note that an organisation who has received a grant from Newsboys Foundation in the past must wait a minimum of 12 months from the date of a prior grant approval to submit a new grant application. Additionally, all previous grants must be fully acquitted prior to submitting a new grant application. Click here to access the Acquittal Form.