IMPACT Funding


Relevent Country: Australia

The Perpetual Philanthropic Services is currently seeking applications for its IMPACT Philanthropy Application Program to connect and allow Not-for-Profits (NFPs) to demonstrate how they improve outcomes for the communities in which they operate.

Funding Information

  • As a guide, grants generally range between $10,000 and $100,000.
  • Over recent years, the average grant has been $75,000.
  • The maximum amount an organisation can request is $120,000 per application. Any requests over this amount will be marked ineligible.

Types of Funding

  • Funding is provided for a wide range of projects at different developmental stages including (but not limited to) pilot and existing projects, capacity building and operational costs. The following will not be considered for funding and applications will be marked ineligible:
  • retrospective funding – meaning support for activities that have already taken place;
  • fundraising appeals (including general capital appeals);
  • Funding direct to individuals.


They encourage high quality outcomes by identifying organisations that can maximise their impact through:

  • good governance
  • solid leadership
  • strong strategy
  • an outcomes focus.

Eligibility Criteria

Your organisation must have at least one of the following to be eligible for funding from the trusts and endowments that are managed by Perpetual:

  • Be a registered charity on the ACNC register and/or
  • Australian Taxation Office Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR1) endorsement.
  • Your application will be marked ineligible if your organisation is one of the following;
  • Under administration
  • Not a going concern
  • Appears on the ACNC’s published Compliance Decision list.