|The GPT Group Community Grant|
Banksia has long recognised the role of community, its efforts in enhancing the local environment and quality of life as well as developing local solutions that may well translate into a global impact. All community groups are eligible for applying for The GPT Group community grant, this is a seperate application from the category awards.
the population and we recognise that by assisting community groups to develop local solutions that perhaps their ideas could be translated into a national or global context."
Michael Cameron, CEO and Managing Director of the GPT Group
The successful community group will be awarded $10,000.
We strongly encourage entries from community groups that are building the capacity of local people to enhance the long-term social, economic, and environmental conditions of their community by identifying and working toward their own solutions.
2012 Banksia Community Grant Recipient
Inspiring the Future
Bookend Trust, TAS
The Bookend Trust is a combined school and community environmental education and engagement initiative like no other. It stands out for two reasons:
Bookend (www.bookendtrust.com) is a not-for-profit community initiative that seeks to inspire disaffected youth and their communities with the positive careers they can build making the world a better place. This is achieved through a diverse range of projects engaging different ages and interests. Bookend works to inspire, not terrify, the next generation with facing the challenges that lie ahead.
2011 - E.W. Tipping Foundation, VIC
2010 - SecondBite. VIC
2009 - MyPOWER, NSW
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