Future2 is the foundation of the Financial Planning Association. We make a lasting difference in the lives of our young Australians who need it most.

Since 2007 Future2 has awarded grants of $823,000 to community not for profits and charities working to give a better life to thousands of deserving young people.

Australia is currently in the midst of one of its worst droughts in history which is something of great concern. The Future2 Make A Difference! Drought Relief Grants have been introduced to offer special assistance to not-for-profits who are helping young Australians affected by the drought.

Grants

The types of grants offered:

  • One year grants of up to $10,000

Applications to receive grant funding are invited from organisations that have programs to address the needs of disadvantaged young Australians in drought affected areas through:

  • Education, including skills training and leadership development
  • Engagement, including mentoring and juvenile justice programs
  • Employment, including work experience and job readiness training
  • Wellbeing, including remedial programs for drug and alcohol dependence
  • Independent living and social inclusion.

Complete a grant nomination here

Key Dates

2018

Monday 3 September

Applications Open

Sunday 30 September

Applications Close

November 2018

Winners Announced

Thursday 22 November

Winners are celebrated at Future2 Celebration, 22 November at the 2018 FPA Professionals Congress held in Sydney, New South Wales

Disclaimer

Future2 is a charitable trust with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status conferred by the Australian Tax Office. Future2 Foundation Ltd is a company limited by shares and guarantee that has the power to use the income and assets of the trust to the benefit of persons in ‘necessitous circumstances’.  The board has resolved to make grants to community not-for-profit organisations and charities that assist young Australians between 12 and 25 years of age who are in necessitous circumstances. 

All grants are made at the sole discretion of Future2 Foundation. The shortlist is based on its evaluation of each application, judging criteria and the availability of funds. Future2 reserves the right not to award any specific grant for any reason, or for no apparent reason, no matter how deserving the proposed project may be or how closely the applicant has followed the guidelines and procedures.  Rejection of an application does not mean that it is not well regarded. Future2 cannot enter into correspondence with individual grant applicants about the relative merit of the application or the specific reasons for deciding not to award a grant.