Community Fund

The Alinta Community Fund is allocated for each financial year (1 July-30 June). The fund for the 2018 financial year is $13,000. The Alinta Community Fund Committee reviews and approves sponsorship applications four times a year.View here to submit your application for sponsorship from Infigen Energy Community Fund.

Applications

When making the application, the organisation should:

  • Identify specific objectives or problems and present respective plans and solutions.
  • Show that the project is planned around an achievable timetable and budget.
  • Be able to demonstrate that the project is directed at solving problems in a sustainable way rather than providing short-term relief from symptoms or long-term dependency.

View here to submit your application for sponsorship from Infigen Energy Community Fund. Applications should outline what evidence will be provided to demonstrate that funds were spent on the project.

SECTION CRITERIA

FUNDING

Although the decision to fund any project will be made at the discretion of the Committee, there are several circumstances where the Committee will not approve funding. This list is not exhaustive, but these circumstances include where the proposed funding:

  • Is salary/remuneration/profit based
  • Is for a single person – unless the Committee believes the greater community will benefit significantly from the funding.
  • Is religious or political in nature.
  • Requires ongoing funding for sustainability.
  • Supports beauty pageants or similar contests.
  • Provides gambling or games of chance.
  • Does not reflect community standards.
  • Promotes and requires the use of weapons.
  • Denigrates, excludes or offends minority groups.
  • Is not environment-friendly.
Applicant

Applications for funding will be considered from organisations that:

  • Deliver social or environmental projects or services to residents in the community.
  • Have a proven track record of achievement and sound project management, or are otherwise able to show the capacity to achieve their stated aims and objectives.
  • Have similar objectives as Infigen’s Community Engagement Policy that are in line with socially and environmentally responsible practices.

Schedule

Financial Year Quarter Due date for applications Time of meeting
First quarter (Q1): July-September
31 May
June
Second quarter (Q2): October-December
30 August
September
Third quarter (Q3): January-March
30 November
December
Fourth quarter (Q4): April-June
28 February
March