- by SmartAgri
- March 16, 2021
Deadline: 31 July 2020
Applications are open for the Canon Oceania Grants Program 2020. Canon Oceania is offering over $30,000 worth of grants made up of both cash and Canon equipment across Australia and New Zealand. Over the last 14 years, Canon Oceania has supported over 75 schools, not-for-profits and community groups with more than $400,000.
While each grant winner previously received $5,000 in total, made up of $4,000 worth of product and $1,000 of cash; this year, they are splitting the offer evenly to $2,500 of cash and $2,500 worth of product, to support causes trying to rebuild themselves despite a weaker economy. The overall runner-up in Australia will receive $1,000 cash.
I. Awards Categories
Applicants may apply for a Grant in one or (where eligible) more of the following categories:
1. Educational Grant: A project being run by a primary, secondary or tertiary school/educational institution;
2. Community Grant: A project that has a positive impact on communities affected by natural disaster or the pandemic, encompassing cultural, societal, environmental and sustainability causes;
3. Small Business Grant: A project that will support small businesses rebuild themselves across any sector (businesses should employ fewer than 20 people and have less than AUD 10 million aggregated turnover at the end of the financial year)
Award New Zealand
Canon Australia will consider your application if you are an eligible organisation and can demonstrate that the $5,000 ($2,500 in retail value and $2,500 cash) will be used to facilitate an educational, community or small business project that will benefit the Australian community or a small business project to help the business recover from the significant challenges faced in 2019 and 2020.
The Canon Oceania Grants Program does not support:
IV. Selection process!
Applications open from 15 June 2020 and will close at 5:00pm AEST 31 July 2020. Continuing the process from last year, Canon judges will select the top three entries in each category, which will then go through to a public vote, so the wider Canon community can have their say!
The top three finalists will be selected based on the environmental and social merits of their organisation, as well as the importance of Canon technology in ensuring their project’s success.
V. How to Apply?
If you qualify for this grant, please complete the following online application form
For more information please visit Canon Oceania grant program