Grant applications commonly ask for the following key information.
Legal entity name
The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch:
Incorporated not-for-profit association/charity for children and youth
Australian Business Number (ABN)
42 460 434 054
Individual Scout Groups are covered by this ABN.
The ABN Lookup website provides access to the publicly available information provided by businesses when they register for an Australian Business Number (ABN). See the entry for SCOUT ASSOC OF AUST NSW BRANCH
The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch was incorporated by an Act of Parliament - Scout Association of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Incorporation Act 1928 No 26.
Authority to Fundraise
Scouts Australia NSW has authority to fundraise (under the Charitable Fundraising Act, 1991) and our authority number is CFN 12343. See the NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing website for Group details. Download the Authority to Fundraise Certificate here.
The State Office is registered for GST, effective from 01 Jul 2000, but individual Scout Groups do not have GST status as they do not have an income. The State Office is able to issue tax invoices to grantmakers on behalf of individual Scout Groups so that the grant can cover the GST component of the project costs.
As a Charitable Institution SCOUT ASSOC OF AUST NSW BRANCH is endorsed as a:
- Deductible Gift Recipient from 01 Jul 2000
- Income Tax Exempt Charitable Entity from 1 Jul 2000
- Tax Concession Charity (TCC) with the following tax concessions:
- GST Concessions since 01 Jul 2005
- FBT Rebate since 01 Jul 2005
- Income Tax Exemption since 01 Jul 2000
to obtain copies of the endorsement certificates.
Click here to download a copy of the current Scouts Australia NSW Constitution.
Public liability insurance
Scouts Australia NSW Branch is covered by public liability insurance anywhere in Australia. The limit of liability is $50,000,000 for any one occurrence. Visit our Insurance page to download a copy of the certificate and policy summary.
Download a copy of the most recent annual report - 2015/2016 Scouts Australia NSW Annual Review
2015/2016 Annual Review (PDF 2.51 MB)
Download a copy of the most recent audited statement – Financial Report 2015-16 (PDF 1.84 MB)
If possible, provide at least two people as contacts for the application with daytime phone numbers (work, mobile or home) and a current email address. Do not use a PO Box as the postal address unless it is emptied daily - better to use a home address of one the application contacts to enable a more rapid response to any written requests from the funding body.