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Who do I contact for advice and inquiries?

Applicants are encouraged to discuss projects with us prior to submission. Please email and a member our grants team will call you back.

Is my organisation eligible for a grant?

Applicant organisations require Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR Item 1) and Tax Concession Charity (TCC) endorsement. We are unable to fund individuals.

When are grant decisions made?

The 2018 Small Grants Program will open Wednesday 24 January 2018 and successful grants will be announced in July/August 2018.

Do you have a project budget template?

Please download the Project Budget template and attach to your application.

Download Project Budget template

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.

How do I provide a project report and financial acquittal?

Project 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 download and complete the VWBT project report and financial acquittal.  

Download the Project Report and Financial Acquittal form

Please email your completed report and financial acquittal to

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).

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.   Please email your request to 

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 discuss 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 discuss the change.

Please contact the grants team on phone (03) 9642 0422 to discuss or email