Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

Next open date for applications is 23.05.2017 View Grant Dates

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Key Objectives

Ticking the right boxes.

The Trust’s grants structure is based on a clearly defined set of grant programs and key objectives.
Our five key objectives represent the Trust’s core funding criteria. Your project should meet at least three of these objectives, in addition to matching to at least one focus area for the specific program you intend to apply under.

Rural and regional Victoria

Strengthening the capacity, resilience and potential of communities in rural and regional Victoria.

Supporting Indigenous Victoria

Supporting initiatives that protect, restore, sustain and empower Indigenous communities, heritage and land.

Building organisational capacity

Developing the skills and capacity of individuals, groups, communities and sectors that provide long-term benefits to Victorians.

Extending opportunity

Supporting projects that extend and protect basic rights and freedoms for all Victorians.

Collaboration and partnership

Maximising the impact of the Trust's social investments through collaboration and partnerships across community sectors. Partnerships include other service providers and/or other funders including government.