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FAQs

Who do I contact for advice and inquiries?

Applicants are encouraged to discuss projects with the VWBT General Manager prior to submission on phone (03) 9642 0422.

Should I acknowledge our grant from the Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust?

Grantee organisations are encouraged to acknowledge our support. A .jpeg or .eps format of our logo is available on request. Please contact us for electronic files and guidelines on how to use the logo and the wording to acknowledge the VWBT and/or Sub-Funds.

Is it important to communicate the outcomes of our project?

An important aspect of the Trust’s work is understanding and communicating the outcomes and impact of our grants. If you believe your organisation’s project was successful and there is a great story to tell, please contact us to determine how we can share this news.

How do I seek an amendment to our grant?

If there are significant changes to your project (including key personnel, project scope, timeline, expected outcomes and outputs) you are required to contact the Trust and advise of the change.

Please contact the VWBT General Manager on phone (03) 9642 0422 to discuss.

How do I provide a project report and financial acquittal?

Reports and financial acquittals are a standard requirement for all grants.

A final report on your project outcomes and expenditure is due within two months of project completion.

Please 2016 VWBT project report and financial acquittal. Please email your report and financial acquittal to [email protected]

We love to receive photographs of your project for possible inclusion on our website or in our newsletters or annual report (please ensure that photographs that feature children have the permission from parents or guardians).

Is there a Grant Agreement?

Successful applicants are required to sign a Grant Agreement, which outlines the VWBT’s requirements. This Grant Agreement will be sent to successful applicants at the time of notification of the grant.

When are grant decisions made?

The 2017 General Grants have been announced. Decisions about grants from the Sub-Funds will be made by Trustees in September 2017. 

Is my organisation eligible for a grant?

Applicant organisations require Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) & Tax Concession Charity (TCC) endorsement. We are unable to fund individuals.