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15 June 2010 at 11:28 am
Lina Caneva
Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund set to deliver more than half a million dollars in its 2010 Community Grants Program

Lina Caneva | 15 June 2010 at 11:28 am


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CBA 2010 Community Grants Program
15 June 2010 at 11:28 am

The Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund is set to deliver more than half a million dollars in its 2010 Community Grants Program.

Applications are now open for the 2010 Community Grants Program which supports initiatives that improve the health and wellbeing of Australian children, awarding community groups grants of up to $10,000 to fund programs that will directly benefit local communities.

In 2010 a total of $550,000 will be allocated in individual grants of up to $10,000.  

The Staff Community Fund is one of Australia’s longest running employee contribution programs helping Australian kids since 1917. 

The Commonwealth Bank says today over 6,000 current and retired Bank staff donate to the Fund with every dollar in the Fund going to charities and organisations that support children in need. Since the first Grants Round in 2007, the Program has provided over two million dollars to over 250 charities around Australia. 
 
To be eligible to apply, organisation need to:

  • Support the health and well being of Australian children
  • Identify realistic, measurable and achievable project goals and outcomes
  • Be endorsed by the Australian Tax Office with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

Only applications lodged via the online application form by the published closing date will be eligible for assessment.   
 
For more information about the grants application process, email communitygrants@cba.com.au 

Applications open 21 June and close 31 July 2010. 
To apply, visit commbank.com.au/grants <http://www.commbank.com.au/communitygrants

 


Lina Caneva  |  Editor  |  @ProBonoNews

Lina Caneva has been a journalist for more than 35 years. She was the editor of Pro Bono Australia News from when it was founded in 2000 until 2018.

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