Sourcing opportunities that:
All applications must outline the funding purpose, business objectives, and satisfy the following criteria:
Applications Open: 12:00am, 10th May 2021
Applications Close: 11:59pm, 31st June 2021
The Sponsordea Brisbane Initiative Committee will assign an assessment panel for each funding round.
Compliance assessment before selection:
Grant recipients will be assigned a mentor by the Sponsordea Brisbane Initiative Committee that will be instrumental in assisting the business objective, set out in the application.
Ideas For Humanity selection takes place in two phases:
Applicants that meet the compliance criteria at assessment stage, will be considered for Phase 1 selection.
Think small, dream big. From proof of concept, research and development, through to commercialisation and operations, we are open to all submissions.
We are looking for ambitious ideas, big or small, in solving humanitarian issues.
Applicants must provide details of:
In each round, the Sponsordea Brisbane Initiative Committee may shortlist up to five applicants. Successful applicants at Phase 1 will proceed to Phase 2.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to deliver a 30 minute presentation to a live panel, at The Rotary Club of Brisbane.
A pitch pack will be given to each applicant invited to the live presentation. The pack will advise on the event requirements, including support in ‘how to prep for a pitch’.
The Sponsordea Brisbane Initiative Live Pitch is not intended as a competitive pitch, but to better understand the purpose behind each application; as well as their business objective and funding purpose.
The pitch process will determine if an applicant’s submission merits funding and/or where funding is best placed and the amount of funding.
The selection criteria benchmarked with a ‘FOUR WAY TEST’ framework.
Successful applicants will be notified seven days after the live pitch event.
At the discretion of The Sponsordea Brisbane Initiative Committee, we reserve the right not to offer funding in any round of submissions.
Grant contracts and any financial negotiations are to be finalised within one month of announcement.
All grant recipients will be invited to a grant awards event at The Rotary Club of Brisbane to receive their funding, with PR personnel in attendance.
A mentor will be assigned by the Sponsordea Brisbane Initiative Committee to fulfil an instrumental role in assisting the applicants business objective, as set out in the application.
All mentorship time allocations will be set out at the awards event.
A project liaison officer from The Rotary Club of Brisbane will be attached to the life cycle of the Grant and Mentorship program, to assist with progress and effective management.
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