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The Charitable Foundation has been supporting important community projects and initiatives since 2003 and in that time has granted more than $23 million for 512 projects and initiatives in regional NSW.

To be eligible for funding you must be:

  • Endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Type 1 Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR)
  • Endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Tax Concession Charity (TCC)
  • Registered with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission
  • A not-for-profit organisation which is charitable at law
  • A legal entity such as an incorporated association or corporation.

You can check your DGR and TCC status by going to the Australian Government’s Australian Business Register website at www.abr.business.gov.au.

If you are unsure if your organisation is eligible, please contact the Charitable Foundation at Foundation@newcastlepermanent.com.au, and include your organisation’s ABN in the email.

*As a direct result of COVID-19 the Charitable Foundation has determined it can best respond to community needs as shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic and recession by assessing applications based on critical need. For example, considering operational costs where strong and evident sustainability measures are built in. The Charitable Foundation is committed to remain responsive to the needs of the charitable sector and work as partners in recovery during and post pandemic and recession.

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