Please note that Gandel Foundation applies the following general exclusions:

  • We are unable to fund individuals;
  • We will not provide retrospective funding or funding for recurrent administrative costs;
  • Preference is given towards supporting Victorian organisations and programs;
  • If organisations are based outside Victoria, but they have a national focus or address a broader community issue, we will consider such requests;
  • We do not provide continuous funding to organisations;
  • We will not grant funds for programs that duplicate existing services;
  • We will not grant funds for auspiced applications;
  • We will not grant funds to government bodies;
  • We will not accept applications that have been previously unsuccessful;
  • We will not accept submissions from organisations that have applied to Gandel Foundation in the last 6 months (whether successful or not), or those that have not acquitted previous project(s) funded by us;
  • We will not grant funds for activities that may be deemed harmful to the community or the environment;
  • We do not fund personal expenses.