Small grants for flood impacted communities

30 June 2022

The Australian Mutuals Foundation (AMF), in partnership with the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM), G&C Mutual Bank and Summerland Credit Union, is offering small grants to assist co-operatives and mutuals and members of these organisations to help their communities to recover from the impact of the floods.

Local charities and community groups that work with your cooperative in affected communities are also eligible to apply for funding.

Over $208,000 in funding has been donated by co-operatives around the world guided by their commitment to Co-operative Principles of “Co-operation among co-operatives” and “Concern for Community”.

Applications are now closed.

Application Process

  1. Complete the online application form. Applications will open from 9:00 am (AEST) on Friday, 1 July 2022 and close at 5:00 pm (AEST) on Monday, 1 August 2022.
  2. The selection process will be completed by Monday, 8 August 2022 with provisionally approved grant recipients to be contacted by Friday, 12 August 2022.
  3. Grants will be paid into nominated recipient bank accounts as soon as possible after notification of approval of the grant.

The AMF selection panel retains the exclusive right to decide which applications it selects and approves. All decisions will be final. A simple grant agreement will be entered into between AMF and each grant recipient. Only one grant will be available to any one business and business owner. AMF and its partners will share publicly, and with our generous donors how some grant recipients use their funds by asking grant recipients to provide us with a case study showing how they used the money.

Please direct any queries to The Manager, Australian Mutuals Foundation.

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