The Employee Connected grant dates for 2017 are:

Online applications open – Thursday 20 April, 2017

Online applications close – 5.00PM Monday 8 May (AEST), 2017

Applicants notified of outcome – By 31 July, 2017

There will be no Flagship Grants opening in 2017.

The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation’s mission is to inspire moments of happiness and possibilities for young Australians.

To be eligible organisations must build capability for young Australians aged 13 to 19 years by addressing: 

  • Happiness;
  • Empowerment; 
  • Increased possibilities for a positive life; 
  • and / or Wellbeing (emotional, physical and social).

There are two opportunities to apply for grants from the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation:

Employee Connected: grants to charities with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status who are connected to our employees, up to $25,000 as a one-off grant. If you’re interested, please review the Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria.

Flagship Grant: grants to charities with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR Item 1) status who have a clear and measurable program addressing an issue aligned with the CCAF mission, up to $200,000 per annum of up to 3 consecutive years. There will be no Flagship Grants awarded in 2017.

For enquiries please contact Lisa McSweeney at