Four rounds per year. $150,000 in community funding
The Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World program offers a $150,000 annual grant pool. There are four rounds this year and grants are awarded to finalists and winners in each round. At the end of the year, the four round winners compete for the grand final grants totalling $70,000.
Each round has a different focus
(Jan - Dec):
Environment & animals
(Entries close 31 October 2015)
How to improve your chances of winning
Getting through to the grand final is all about the quality of your entry, so dream big. Your aim is to get the attention of the judges, so be different, be creative, and support your entry with photos and video.
Winning your round relies on drumming up as many votes as you can. So use your social networks to get everyone you know voting for your dream. Like some tips from past winners? Check out this video:
1 Jan 2015
Round 4 open for submissions
31 Oct 2015
Round 4 submissions close
1 - 7 Nov 2015
Round 4 judging in progress
9 Nov 2015
Round 4 finalists announced
9 - 28 Nov 2015
Round 4 filming in progress
29 Nov 2015
Round 4 public voting opens
20 Dec 2015
Round 4 public voting closes
23 Dec 2015
Round 4 winner announced
How to get your dream happening
Submit your dream
Tell us about your dream to help an Australian-based charity, community group or not-for-profit organisation make a real difference in the community. Use photos or shoot a video, and give your dream every chance of winning.
The judges choose
Every quarter, the judges will choose three finalists, who will each be awarded a $5,000 grant.
The public vote
The quarterly finalist with the most valid votes from the public wins another $5,000 and progresses to the grand final.
Winners from each round attend the Grand Final Awards Night where the annual winner is announced. Each of the four grand finalists will receive an additional grant of up to $25,000.