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- BY Nicole Pelette
The Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund Grant Program (CMCF Grant Program) is aimed at addressing the needs of marginalized and disadvantaged people in Canberra and the nearby region by supporting and working with charitable organizations and social enterprises.
The Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund was created in June 2018 with the objective to assist in meeting the social, economic, cultural, educational, environmental, and other charitable needs of the community in the Australian Capital Territory (and the immediately surrounding region) for the public benefit.
The ACT Government invested $5 million as seed funding to kick-start a long term commitment to the local charities and community sector to support their incredible work and also explore innovative solutions to meeting community needs. The fund is managed by Hands Across Canberra.
Location: projects delivered in Canberra and the nearby region
Exclusions: funding will not be considered for overseas study, or travel, lobbying, political activities, completed projects for expenses that have already been acquitted or salaries for regular staff. To avoid duplication, activities that receive funds from the ACT government’s stimulus packages will not be eligible.
Grant proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria: