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Grants and Funding

grants and funding

The ABF Foundation will provide a range of funding opportunities twice yearly.

Subject to available funds, applications for grants/funding will be called for in March and September.


The table below summarises key dates and steps in the first round of grant applications.

1 March 2021 Applications open
31 March 2021 Online applications close 11.59pm AEDT on 31 March 2021
1 – 28 April 2021 Applications are assessed and successful applicants finalised
29 April 2021 All applicants are notified of the outcome of their application

What information will be required with the application?

Applicants should supply basic information such as:

  • Your contact details;
  • The details of your proposed project/use of funds;
  • Who will benefit from the funds/event/project;
  • Explain how you have determined the need for these funds;
  • Financial and budgeting details;
  • Disclose if you have been convicted of any serious offence;
  • Disclose if you have been found guilty of any serious bridge offences.

What are the obligations of successful applicants?

Successful applicants will be required to::

Enter into a formal agreement to abide by the ‘funding rules’ which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Written reports;
  • Photos which may be used in promotional material;
  • Tangible and timely evidence of project finances;
  • Full access and rights of the Foundation to use all work output;
  • Act appropriately as an ambassador for the ABF Foundation and the game of bridge.