Requests for funding must have:
- a budget outlining the costs of the project
- goals and deliverables that are clearly linked to the aims of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust
- endorsement from a reputable organisation within the Chinese poll tax descendant community
- evidence that proposal and the organisation you belong to is not-for-profit
- a letter of support from a referee who can verify the community benefits of your project
- a declaration of any other funding that has been provided for your project
If funding of more than $5,000 is sought, applications will need to show:
- evidence of the financial and technical viability of the proposal
- that funding sought is not the responsibility of central or local government
- that the proposal does not seek funding for things already funded by central or local government through other channels
- evidence of other fundraising activities - larger projects need to show support from other sources.
If seeking more than $10,000 a copy of a feasibility study or a business or strategic plan must be provided.