Applying for a grant

The John Villiers Trust provides grants to projects that aim to improve the lives of children and youth living within rural, regional and remote Queensland.

The John Villiers Trust accepts applications from eligible charities for projects and services taking place in Queensland which fit within our our Strategic Goals  Details to our granting strategy can be found in our Grant Guidelines and Funding Conditions. 

Steps to take before applying for a grant:

  1. Ensure your organisation is eligible – check our grant guidelines
  2. Ensure your project fits our current granting priorities
  3. If you meet the above, then reach out to us to discuss your proposal – we recommend sending an enquiry via the Contact Us page,  with some brief information about your proposal or any specific questions you may have
  4. Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form – link to EOI 
  5. If approved to proceed to a full application, a link will be provided to submit responses to further questions

We are always happy to discuss your proposal with you prior to submission.

The Board of The John Villiers Trust will meet regularly, approximately quarterly, to consider lodged EOIs and Grant Applications.

It is strongly recommended that those wishing to apply to the Trust under the EOI process contact the Trust’s office via the Contact Us page on our website prior to lodging an EOI, to discuss the proposal, eligibility requirements and timeframes.

For information about what to expect if you are successful in receiving a grant please see the ‘Information for Current Grantees’ page.