HOW TO APPLY FOR A GRANT.
The following describes features of a successful application for an Op Shop grant.
The funds allocated, will
Assist in the provision of community development projects in the area of
community services, or
sport and recreation or
arts and culture or
Assist with the funding and implementation of major community projects or
Provide funding for charitable purposes, such payments to be limited to 5% of the annual net profit of the incorporated body in the year of payment.
The Grants system aims to assist non-profit community groups and organisations that are interested in and working toward the enhancements and well being of the residents of Kendall and district. Each year Community groups can apply for funds of up to $20,000.
In addition funds are directed to one-off projects and sponsorships.
In accordance with the Op Shop's constitution, 5% of annual net profits are donated to local and overseas charities.
1. Collect an application form from the Op Shop or download from the website during the period the forms are available. These are the only ways the application forms can be obtained. For 2021 period the forms are available is 9am 11th January to 4pm on 5th February
2. Complete the form and return it to the Op Shop by the due date for applications. (by 4pm on 5th Feb)
3. All applications are considered by the Op Shop Committee, and all applicants will be notified of the success or otherwise of their application.
4. Successful applicants are presented with their funds at a special Grants Ceremony approximately 2 months after the application process opens... the 2021 Ceremony is being held on 18th March at the Kendall Services Club.