Grant Guidelines

Community Grant Giving:

Through its Community Grants Program the Scanlon Foundation seeks to invest as a "Social Entrepreneur" by assisting eligible, primarily "Grassroots" community based organisations (with DGR status), through grants between $5,000 and $20,000 for innovative and creative projects aimed at:

  1. Building awareness and acceptance of the right to cultural identity and understanding of difference

  2. Enhancing the social development of individuals and/or groups from culturally diverse communities by improving self-awareness, self-esteem, leadership qualities, tolerance and communication

  3. Fulfilling the potential of youth from multicultural backgrounds through education, mentorship and early intervention


Funding Principles:

The Foundation applies some common principles to underlie our grant giving. When considering our support for a project, we look for:

Applications for funding support for programs (projects) should have regard to the Foundation's Funding Exclusions.

Funding Exclusions:

In evaluating whom the Scanlon Foundation will provide with a grant, the following funding requests will be excluded:

For information on how to apply please refer to the Grant Applications page

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