Funding Process

Funding Process
Please note:
  • Accountability Reports are due by 31 January of the year after funding; prior to a new grant application being assessed.
  • Most CCF Grants given are between $1,500 - $10,000.
  • If your organisation has received three years of funding from us, then there is a possibility your application may not be considered.

Grant Application Process

Oct – JanGrant applications open.
Oct – FebGrant applications are checked to ensure they meet criteria. Applications that meet criteria proceed to the next stage. Those that do not meet criteria are declined and advised by email.
Feb – MarchCGF Chief Executive will meet with the CGF Board Grant Subcommittee to outline process and distribute grant applications.
March - MayCGF Chief Executive and/or CGF Board Grant Subcommittee members contact applicant organisations to arrange an evaluation visit. Evaluation meeting takes place and CGF member writes report and recommendations.
JuneCGF Board Grant Subcommittee meet to discuss reports and agree on recommendations for Grant Funding.
JulyCGF Board Grant Subcommittee recommendations for Grant Funding presented to the CGF Board for final review and decision.
July – AugGrant application outcome letters sent out to successful applicants.
July – AugGrants are paid out via internet banking and receipts requested.