Grants

Sunsuper's Dreams for a Better World Program

Eligible: Not For Profit

Funding: $5,000 to $25,000

Closes: Opens 5 May 2017 - Closes 2 June 2017

The world needs more dreamers. Those that see groups in their community who need a helping hand, and dream of ways to make life better for them. Sunsuper Dreams for a Better World has been running since 2011 and in 2017 we've made a few changes so we can all dream big and help the causes you care about to make the world a better place.

https://dreamsforabetterworld.com.au/

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Cadbury Fundraiser

Eligible: Not For Profits / Schools

Funding: $0 to $500

Rounds:  Opens 10 April 2017 - Closes 30 June 2017

To support a wide range of community-based projects that increase social inclusion and enhance community engagement in Australia.

https://www.fundraising.com.au/community-grants

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Get Out, Get Active - Getting women and girls active for life

Eligible: Local Governments / Not For Profits

Funding: $0 to $40,000

Round Closes: 28 April 2017

The Get Out, Get Active program provides funding for projects that will deliver community-based sport and recreation activities that increase opportunities for participation by women and girls who are either currently inactive, or would otherwise benefit from further participation.

https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/organisations/getoutgetactive/

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Aurizon Community Giving Fund

Eligible to: Not for profits / DGR Status is required

Closing Date: 28 April 2017

Aurizon, working in conjunction with Good2Give, has established the Aurizon Community Giving Fund program to provide cash grants to charitable projects aimed at improving health and wellbeing, community safety, the environment and education in the local communities in which Aurizon operates and our employees resides.

http://www.aurizon.com.au/sustainability/community-engagement/community-giving-fund

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Child Protection Week Activity Grants

Eligible: Not For Profits

Funding: $0 to $5,000

Round Closes: 19 May 2017

The Queensland Child Protection Week Committee is offering Grants for the staging of public events that positively support the Child Protection Week theme throughout the State.

http://childprotectionweek.org.au/grants/

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Queensland Disaster Relief Appeal – Aurizon

Eligible to: Not for profits / DGR Status is required

Closing Date: 2 June 2017

Aurizon, working in conjunction with Good2Give, has established a special round of funding to provide cash grants to help rebuild Queensland communities affected by Cyclone Debbie.

http://www.aurizon.com.au/sustainability/community-engagement/community-appeal

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ANZ Staff Foundation

Eligible: Not for Profits / DGR Status is required

Amount:  $0 to $5000

Round: Closes 15 July 2017

The ANZ Staff Foundation is funded by regular contributions made by ANZ staff and ANZ. The Foundation aims to support projects run by charitable organisations which offer a direct and tangible benefit to local communities.

http://www.eqt.com.au/charities-and-not-for-profits/grants/other-grants

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2017 Commonwealth Bank Not for Profit Treasurer’s Awards.

Eligible: Not for Profits

Amount: $5000

Closes: 28 July 2017 – 11am (AEST)

Every community organisation understands how much they owe to the person who keeps track of the finances. But they don’t often tell them so. Our Community and the Commonwealth Bank and their Not-for-Profit Sector Banking team believe Australia’s treasurers deserve some recognition.

The Commonwealth Bank Not-For-Profit Treasurer’s Awards are designed to provide that recognition.

https://www.ourcommunity.com.au/financial/financial_article.jsp?articleId=3568

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Harcourts Foundation Grants

http://harcourtsfoundation.org/australia/

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / DGR Required

Funding: Undisclosed

Rounds: Open 1 April 2017 – Closes 30 June 2017 | Open 1 July 2017 – Closes 30 September 2017 | Open 1 October 2017 – 31 December 2017

We have a clear focus on providing grants to reputable community-based organisations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible. We will prioritise applications that demonstrate that their grant will have the widest community impact.

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Catalyst-Australian Arts and Culture Fund

https://www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support/catalyst-australian-arts-and-culture-fund

Eligible to: Business / Not-for-Profit

Funding: $0 - $500,000

Total Pool:  $12,000,000

Rounds: Ongoing

Catalyst is the Australian Government’s new funding program for the arts. It will invest $12 million each year in innovative projects and initiatives from arts and cultural organisation.

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Natural Disaster Assistance

http://www.qraa.qld.gov.au/current-programs/Disaster-recovery/natural-disaster-assistance

Eligible: Undisclosed

Funding: Business

Rounds: Ongoing

This assistance measure under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements helps primary producers and small business owners in natural disaster declared areas pay for costs arising out of direct damage caused by an eligible natural disaster.

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School Transport Assistance Scheme

http://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Travel-and-transport/School-transport/Assistance-schemes/School-Transport-Assistance-Scheme.aspx

Eligible: Undisclosed

Funding: School / Individual

Rounds: Ongoing

To provide assistance for students in areas with limited student populations where facilities cannot be justified. It is in these areas that school transport assistance is provided to enable students to attend education facilities.

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Tim Fairfax Family Foundation

http://www.tfff.org.au/

Eligible: $10,000 to Undisclosed

Funding: Not-for-Profit / DGR Required

Rounds: Ongoing

The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation (TFFF) supports Australian charitable organisations and initiative aimed at addressing the particular needs of communities in rural, regional and remote areas within Queensland and the Northern Territory.

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Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Programme

http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-and-grants/grants/grant-and-bursary-programs/saluting-their-service-commemorative

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / School / Local Govt / State Govt

Funding: $0 to $20,000

Rounds: Ongoing

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) funds organisations through the Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Programme (the STS Programme) to undertake projects and activities that directly commemorate Australia’s involvement in all wars, conflicts and peace operations.

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Social Enterprises Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF)

https://www.employment.gov.au/social-enterprise-development-and-investment-funds

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / Business

Funding: Undisclosed

Rounds: Ongoing

The Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF) improves access to finance and support for social enterprises to help them grow their business and increase the impact of their work in their communities.

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Poverty and Disadvantage Small Grants Program

http://myerfoundation.org.au/grants/poverty-disadvantage/small-grants/

Eligible: Not-for-Profit

Funding: $0 to $10,000

Rounds: Ongoing

This Small Grants Program supports strategies to benefit Australian communities.

The aims are to:

  • Alleviate the negative effects of poverty and disadvantage;
  • Demonstrate new ideas how to address poverty and disadvantage;
  • Strengthen communities’ abilities to deal with poverty and disadvantage.

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Easy Grants

http://www.bankwest.com.au/about-us/in-the-community/lp/easy-grants

Eligible: Not-for-Profit

Funding: $200 to $1,000

Rounds: Ongoing

We’re giving Bankwest customers the opportunity to apply for a grant to support a local community group that they’re involved with.