Community Kickstart Grant

Receive $10,000 for your community organisation!

ISPT and Wagga Wagga Marketplace are thrilled to announce a new community initiative – the Community Kickstart Grant.

This grant aims to create a real change in our community by providing a $10,000 grant aid to an eligible organisation that works towards ‘breaking the cycle’ by promoting social, cultural or environmental benefits to our local community.

Applications are now open, visit the grant website here: applications close 1 May 2022.


Who can apply?

The Community grant program is open to:

  • all registered organisations who provide benefit to the community
  • local community groups and voluntary organisations.
  • organisations not based within local community who can demonstrate a benefit to members who live in the local community.
  • organisations / community groups that hold an Australian Business Number (ABN)


The Grant Prize

A grant of $10,000 will be awarded to the application that scores highest under ISPT’s judging criteria.

Only one grant will be awarded. In addition, selected groups will be offered the opportunity to receive free space within the shopping centre to fundraise.


Judging Criteria

Our aim is to provide a robust and transparent judging process. We will judge submissions based on alignment with the ISPT beliefs.

Belief Proof Point Scoring
Showing Commitment Demonstrating commitment to investing in our community, our customers, our places and our services. 30%
Done and Done Well Demonstrating new initiatives, better solutions, outstanding results and innovative strategies that benefit our communities. 20%
Cultivating a Shared Future Demonstrating an outstanding partnership with stakeholders in the community. 20%
Breaking the Cycle Demonstrating that your project or cause breaks the cycle of a community or social issue, empowers people to come together and positively impacts the community and generated outcomes have long term benefit. 30%


Community Grant Application Process

Applications are now open:

Applications close 24 April 2022
Winner announced on 25 May 2022.

Terms and conditions for the program can be found HERE.