Grants & Scholarships Program

At Avivo we believe that life is for living – well.

We're proud to provide grants and scholarships designed to support our customers and employees in their pursuit of happiness, wellbeing and connection to community. 

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Small Sparks Grants

The Small Sparks Grants are available to Avivo customers and employees, and support people to live a good life as connected citizens in our communities.

If you have an idea that will get people connected to their community but you need a few dollars to make it happen – read on! The Foundation provides $12,000 per year towards Small Sparks Grants, with a typical grant being for around $600.


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Clifford Townsend Scholarship

The Clifford Townsend Scholarship is available to Avivo employees who are looking to develop their capacity for innovative practice. 

The scholarship provides up to $8000 to one employee, or group of employees, each year to support professional growth and development.


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Julian Pittendrigh Arts Grant

The Julian Pittendrigh Arts Grant is available to Avivo customers and supports a diverse range of creative cultural pursuits.

This grant provides $600 to one customer each year to support their arts practice. It was launched in 2015 following a gift from Avivo customer Julian Pittendrigh, whose wish it was to support fellow customers’ creativity.