The Broadtree Foundation is a family operated Private Ancillary Fund (PAF) which provides direct funding to not-for-profit organisations in order to improve the quality of life for people within various communities.
The Foundation’s aim is to support the improvement of the quality of life for people identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex (e.g. people who do not identify as heterosexual) and their families. Within this broad community, there is also focus on:
– Young people
– Elderly people
– People who are or at risk for homelessness
– People with a disability
Who can apply for funding?
The applying organisation must be registered as having Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status and must either currently provide services or be proposing to provide services which align with one or more of the Foundation’s goals.
Where funding is being sought in excess of $7,500, the organisation must outline the demonstrable or measurable impact of the grant / donation (e.g. number of people impacted and nature or extent of impact).
What will be funded?
– Organisational capacity building
One-off funding to support new organisations or organisations seeking to grow their capacity in a relevant area.
– Project funding
Recurrent funding (up to 3 years) for a new initiative which will achieve outcomes aligned with the goals of the Foundation.
How much can be funded?
The Foundation seeks to fund 3 to 6 applications each year. The maximum funding which can be applied for is $25,000 in a financial year.