Organisations that apply must be community-based (including not-for-profits) operating locally, and working with either the Aboriginal community, refugee community and/or youth at risk.

Submissions from a consortia of organisations will be accepted.

Organisations must operate in the Wollongong or Shellharbour regions and have a combined annual income of less than $5 million.

Applicants must be available for the ten-minute telephone interview, attend the Pitch coaching workshop and the Pitch Night on 26 June 2019. There will be no alternative times available.

Applicants must nominate an ‘advocate’ who will support their application and attend Pitch Night, see section 12 of grant guidelines.

Successful applicants will be required to be in a position to sign a contract with COORDINARE immediately after the event and attend a contracting meeting with COORDINARE in Wollongong on 27 June 2019. A reporting template will be provided to successful applicants with a six month report and a final report outlining the reach and impact of the initiative required.

N.B submissions for this opportunity have now closed.