Community Health Program

Online Applications

Community Health Program 2020

Our Focus:  We are committed to the provision of specialist medical facilities, support and services to those in need.  We are looking to support healthcare projects that provide positive social impact in the ACT and surrounds.

Our Focus Areas:  Canberra and surrounding regions

Funding:  A funding pool of up to $500,000 is available for distribution this year

Application process

This year there will be a simple one-stage application process:

  • Download and complete the PDF Application Form (available from 6th April 2020)
  • Return your Application Form via email to by midnight Friday 8th May 2020

Important Dates:

Applications OPEN – 6th April 2020

Applications CLOSE – 8th May 2020

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their Grant application early July 2020.

Application forms are available below

Before you consider spending time applying for a Community Health grant with the John James Foundation this year, please carefully read the following:

John James Foundation Objectives

Have you read the Community Health Program Information for Applicants available below and are you satisfied that both your organisation and your proposed project will meet the Foundation’s overall objectives?

Community Benefit

Does your organisation primarily operate and work for the benefit of Canberra and the surrounding region?

Did you answer YES to both questions?  Fantastic, we welcome you to participate in our 2020 Community Health grant round.

Program Information

To discuss your proposed project or ask any questions regarding the Community Health Program this year, please contact our Program Manager Helen Carter at the John James Foundation office 02 6281 6695 or email