One Light Charity Foundation offers Grants to individuals.
Applicants are accepted through the year. We work with you throughout the process.
Over the last 5 years, we have provided 30 Scholarships and made several Grants to individuals in need.
We provide Grant solutions for the following Causes:
The reason for the application is a request for the relieve of extreme suffering in areas such as:
- Medical Assistance
- Community Homeless Services
- Domestic Violence
- Child Neglect and Abuse
- Extreme Poverty
- Disabled Care
- Natural Disaster Relief
- Animal Cruelty
- Higher Education
Grants will be considered for specific projects and/or core costs and general operating expenses.
These guidelines have been developed to assist applicants in the development of an application for a grant. If you are unsure if your organisation or project is eligible for funding from the One Light Charity Foundation contact the Foundation before beginning your application.
Applications must be made using the Application Form available on this website and all sections must be completed.
Explain how the need for the grant has been established and provide a specific timeframe.
Indicate who is expected to benefit or is benefiting most from the grant and how it will impact on the wider community and explain how this program is in keeping with the mission of the One Light Charity Foundation.
Ensure all required attachments listed on the Application Form are enclosed with your application, in accordance with the tax status of your organization and the specifics of your spending program.
Send only one copy of your application.
1. Check Criteria.
2. Check the Guidelines for information about how to make a successful application and what support material must accompany the application.
3. Complete the Application Form. All applications must be submitted using the Application Form. This can be downloaded (Download here), saved to your computer and completed. The sizes of text boxes indicate the amount of information required, but should you need to exceed the limits of the boxes please add pages as necessary.
4. Print your completed Application Form and have it signed by relevant authorities.
5. Attach all necessary documentation and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the form at the bottom of the screen.
Applications will be accepted at any time of the year. However, funding allocations will usually be made in September and March of every year.
The One Light Charity Foundation accepts and acknowledges receipt of applications, and may seek further information or clarification from the applicant.
The relevant committee will consider the application and make a recommendation to the Board of Directors.
The Directors have a legal and moral obligation to ensure that funds dispersed will be managed to maximise their benefit in accordance with the objectives of the Foundation. In assessing applications the Directors must be satisfied that structures are in place to provide proper accountability and that there is evidence of the ability to report on measurable outcomes.
The Board considers many applications. The final decision will be made based on the recommendations of the evaluating committee. The Board will take into consideration factors such as, but not limited to, eligibility of the organisation, the benefit to the community and criteria met.
Provision of grants will be subject to a commitment by the successful applicant that the One Light Charity Foundation’s contribution to the program is publicised whenever and wherever appropriate.
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