Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

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Next Grant RoundCommunity Multi-year Grants, 2017 | Social Impact Grants, 2017 | Community One-off Grants, 2017

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Community Multi-year Grants, 2017

Multi-year Grants

Social Impact Grants, 2017

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Community One-off Grants, 2017

One-off Grants


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Important Dates

Important dates for grant rounds

Community Multi-year Grants, 2017

Applications open:
24th January 2017

Applications close:
16th February 2017

Social Impact Grants, 2017

Applications open:
23rd May 2017

Applications close:
15th June 2017

Community One-off Grants, 2017

Applications open:
29th August 2017

Applications close:
21st September 2017

Our Funding Criteria

The horizontal axis represents our five key objectives.

Your project is required to match at least three of the five objectives.

This Grants Matrix features in all case studies of projects that have matched three or more objectives.

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What we fund

The vertical axis represents our five programs.

Select the program which clearly fits your project. You can apply in one program only.

Each program has three focus areas which represent the Trust’s current areas of interest.  Your project is required to fit with at least one focus area.

Ensure that your project matches at least three of the Trust’s five key objectives.

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Our Grants Matrix

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About Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

Helen Macpherson-SmithHelen Macpherson Smith Trust is an independent perpetual philanthropic trust established by Helen Macpherson Schutt (née Smith) in 1951 for the benefit of Victorian charitable institutions.

We approve grants to a wide variety of eligible charities and a diverse range of projects that seek to benefit the people of Victoria.

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