The Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales is seeking applications from independent organisations for its Charity Brunch Grant.
Established in 2009 , the Charity Brunch is an annual fundraiser held during the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Funds raised at the brunch (to a maximum of $20,000) go towards a selected grass roots project in country NSW which will have a positive social and economic impact on the broader community around it.
The mission of the Charity Brunch is to support rural communities with infrastructure to better the emotional, health and well-being needs of the community.
To date, the Charity Brunch has raised over $230,000, with proceeds going to support communities including Parkes, Baradine, Inverell, Young, Bobadah, Condobolin, Binalong, Kempsey and Armidale with a variety of infrastructure and education needs.
To be eligible for funding, projects must:
- Align with the vision and mission of the Charity Brunch
- Be for initiatives or infrastructure that provide on-going benefit to the wider community
- Make a positive difference to social and/or community welfare, or assist in economic, environmental, health, education or cultural development.
- Be located in rural, regional and remote NSW (aligning with RAS Membership zones)
Preference will be given to applications that address one or more crucial area identified by the Charity Brunch Committee: including; Civil Infrastructure, Family Resilience, Multicultural Diversity, Youth and Education, Primary Production, Health and Wellbeing.
Applications will only be considered from independent organisations, funding will not be provided to an individual.
This grant will not consider projects commercial in nature, operating costs, overheads or salary costs.
Applications will close at 5:00pm on Friday 26 October 2018.
Please find an application form here.