Giving Circles

A Giving Circle is a form of philanthropy where a group of like-minded people come together and donate their money into a pool of funds, which enables them to have greater impact on their chosen cause, than they would do individually. Generally those involved also...

Grants Only Group – can they help you?

I am always on the lookout for funding opportunities for community groups and recently I was made aware of the Grants Only Group Inc (GOG) – a non-profit group of volunteers that was formed in October 2011 in South Gippsland, to encourage, support and assist community...

Sourcing Funds

Sourcing funds is a constant challenge for many of our community groups.  Particularly if groups have facilities they need to maintain or staff they need to pay, as the costs can be significant and are ongoing. And we can’t afford to rely on just one or two income...