Bendigo Bank Community Grants A Guide

The Bendigo Bank Community Grants are now online.  You can go to this page to find out if your local branch has a Grants round open.  When you open a bank account with Bendigo Bank make sure you use agency code 703.  This will align your bank account as a Scouts Victoria bank account and give you special privileges.

You will need the following information to be able to make a submission, you can save the submission and come back to it while you are getting your information together.

  1. Register a profile.
  2. Name of Organisation - Your Registered Group Name
  3. Name of Business Scouts Australia - Victorian Branch
  4. ABN 39662387026
  5. Registered Address 152 Forster Road   MT Waverley    VIC   3149
  6. Postal Address - your address
  7. Contact Details - yours and another person from your Group
  8. An estimate of your annual $ turnover 
  9. Number of volunteers
  10. A copy of your audited financial statement - to be attached
  11. Download a copy of the copy of the letter stating out legal status by clicking here 
  12. Mission Statement - you can copy and paste the following

Scouting is a worldwide Movement in 161 countries, with distinct age levels and programs that has shaped the development of youth and adults for over 100 years. Scouts are in every part of our community, and Scouts is the biggest and pre-eminent youth organisation in Australia. More than 20,000 boys, girls, and adults in Victoria from wide cultural or religious backgrounds including those with an intellectual or physical disability enjoy an unlimited range of activities in the bush, the sea, the rivers, the towns & cities and the mountains.

The aim of Scouting is to encourage the social, physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role in society as responsible citizens and as members of their local and international communities. This aim is achieved through a strong and active program that inspires young people to do their best and to always be prepared.

You will need to have details of your project - a name, the costs, who it will benefit, how many people will benefit as well as a breakdown for the budget analaysis.

You will need to get a copy of the Gift Deductability from the ATO - click here  for a copy, also any letters of support, quotes from suppliers etc.

And you are done!