Community Activities Supporting DonateLife Week 2014 and other targeted community-based activities
The Organ and Tissue Authority's current round of Community Awareness Grants closed on Tuesday 23 July 2013.
The Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA) has been advised that it may proceed with Round 7 of the OTA's Community Awareness Grants program.
Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 6 December 2013 with the aim of all funding agreements being executed by Friday 20 December 2013.
Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by Friday 20 December 2013.
We thank all applicants for their patience during this process.
Who can apply?
Those eligible to be grants recipients are non-government organisations and professional bodies, including community-based not for profit organisations or local government associations. Commercial organisations proposing activities with a not for profit focus will be considered.
Organisations without legal status must have an auspicing agency to be eligible for this funding round.
What are the assessment criteria?
The assessment criteria are set out in the Organ and Tissue Authority's Community Awareness Grants Program Application Guidelines
How can my organisation apply?
Applications are to be completed using the Community Awareness Grants Application Form.
Applications are not currently being accepted as the current round of Community Awareness Grants is closed.
Community Awareness Grants Application Pack
Community Awareness Grants Application Guidelines:
Community Awareness Grants Application Form:
Community Awareness Grants Acknowledgement Guidelines:
Community Awareness Grants Funding Agreements:
DonateLife National Communications Framework and Charter
The DonateLife National Communications Framework and Charter are available at:
What happens to my applications once submitted?
- The Organ and Tissue Authority will acknowledge receipt of all applications.
- Following compliance and preliminary assessments, a panel will assess each application against the assessment criteria. The Organ and Tissue Authority will contact applicants directly if any clarification in respect to an application is required. The panel will then make final recommendations to the Organ and Tissue Authority's Chief Executive Officer.
- It is anticipated that the Organ and Tissue Authority will notify successful applicants of the outcome by Friday 18 October 2013.
If an application is successful, what is the next step?
- Once the Organ and Tissue Authority has notified successful applicants, proposed Funding Agreements will be prepared including (where applicable) specified deliverables, overall outcomes, payment schedules, and reporting requirements.
- Both parties will sign the Funding Agreement.
- Work can begin on successful projects when the Funding Agreement has been signed and must be undertaken in line with this Agreement.
- Approved funds will be distributed in accordance with the Funding Agreement.
- Grants recipients report outcomes to the Organ and Tissue Authority.