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Mercy Foundation Grants to End Homelessness (Large grants) View Grant Back

$20,001 - $50,000

Up to $50,000; grants will likely average $20,000 – $30,000.

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Due to open in August 2019. EOIs are due in by 7 October 2019.

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May cofund / Not specified

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General, Project Startup

Nonprofit legal entity (inc. assn, company, coop. or trust), Unincorporated, auspiced

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Name Emails Phones
Felicity Reynolds office@mercyfoundation.com.au
02 9911 7390

Projects that focus on chronic homelessness and women who experience chronic homelessness are currently priority areas for funding. Chronic homelessness is defined as an episode of homelessness lasting 6 months or longer or multiple episodes of homelessness over a 12 month period or more.

Applicants must be a legal entity, such as an incorporated association or company. If not, the applicant will need to be auspiced by an appropriate organisation.

Services or projects which require recurrent or indefinite funding. Food parcels, crisis or emergency responses to homelessness. The core operating costs of an existing organisation. Vehicles. See EOI Application form for full list of exclusions.

Applicants must contact the foundation to discuss projects before submitting an EOI. See details at https://www.mercyfoundation.com.au/social-justice-grants/grants-to-end-homelessness/

Annabel Senior (Chair); Richard Jarjoura (Deputy Chair); Michael O’Sullivan; Margaret Benjafield; Nicole Christensen; Kevin Gardner; Kevin Ford; Bernadette Mansour.

Kids Under Cover; House of Welcome & Asylum Seeker Centre; Albury Supported Accommodation Service; HopeStreet Woman's Space.

1 Strategic Grants verifies all external links upon creation, but funders may at times update their websites without informing us. Please let us know if any links do not work.