Feed Appeal Community Grants

Feed Appeal Grants

The Feed Appeal grants will provide community food relief charities  throughout Australia the opportunity to grow their current programs, commence new projects, expand their reach and provide access to food and meals for the people that are hungry in their community.

2019 Grant Applications

Key dates

Are you eligible for a grant?

Find out if your charity can apply for a Feed Appeal grant. The Feed Appeal grants program is state based and supports community charities that deliver food relief programs. These programs must improve the lives of people that are experiencing hunger and or food insecurity in the local community.

There are three grant categories:

Major Projects Grants of up to $50 000 for major infrastructure
 Grass Roots Grants of up to $25 000 for minor infrastructure and food staple access
 Rural Grants of up to $50 000 for major or minor infrastructure and food staple access for regional and remote communities.

Click here for the grant guidelines

Click here for FAQs

If you had received a 2018 Feed Melbourne Grant- please find the acquittal form here.

You can only apply for one grant from one category per year.

To be eligible for a grant your charity must:

  • be located in the state that you are applying for

  • your primary focus must be food relief in your local community

  • provide a minimum of 12 months audited financials (if your annual revenue is under $1 million then please provide a financial report)

  • be endorsed as a Deductable Gift Recipient. Deductable gift recipients must be listed with the Australian Taxation Office under item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act, 1936

We do not fund:

  • charities whose primary focus is not food relief

  • auspiced applications

  • sponsorship or funding towards a marketing appeal/ event or fundraising activities

  • charities who have been operating for less than 12 month