Telstra Foundation’s Million Dollar Anniversary Grants
Wednesday, 4th July 2012 at 9:30 am
The Telstra Foundation is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a launch of a new $1million grants program called Everyone Connected.
The Everyone Connected Grants program is designed to assist disadvantaged Australians enjoy the benefits of modern communication technology.
One hundred $10,000 grants are available to Not for Profit community organisations to support local activities that help enhance digital inclusion by connecting disadvantaged children and young people to the internet, build their online skills or promote cyber safety.
“Over the past decade, the Foundation has invested $40 million to support 7000 community programs make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across Australia,” Telstra's Chief Sustainability Officer Tim O'Leary said.
Not for Profit organisations can directly apply for a grant by visiting the Telstra Foundation website. Applications close on Monday 30 July 2012, with successful applicants to be announced in September 2012.