Grants

CAGES Foundation 2017

http://cagesfoundation.org/how-we-work/#funding-principles

Eligible to:  Not for Profits / DGR Status is required

Total pool: undisclosed

Round:  Closes 27 February 2017 – 5pm

CAGES Foundation funds organisations working to improve the lives of Aboriginal and people and create an environment that enables every Aboriginal child to reach their potential.

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Local Sporting Champions Program

http://www.ausport.gov.au/participating/local_sporting_champions

Eligible to:  Not for Profits / Individuals

Amount: $0 to $53,000

Total pool: undisclosed

Round:  Closes  28 February 2017

The Local Sporting Champions Program is designed to support young people participating in state and national level sporting championships as either an athlete, coach, umpire or referee.

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Social Scale-up Grants

Eligible: Not for Profits / DGR Status is required

Funding: $0 to $300,000

Round: Closes: 28 February 2017

Purpose

Social Scale-up is designed to help scale-up not-for-profit enterprises that are creating jobs and employment pathways for individuals who often face significant barriers to entering the mainstream job market or are excluded from the workplace.

https://www.westpac.com.au/about-westpac/our-foundations/westpac-foundation/grants/early-social-enterprise-grants/

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Queensland Community Foundation - General Fund

Eligible: Not for Profits | DGR Status is required

Amount: $0 to $30,000

Round: Close 8th March 2017

http://qcf.org.au/grants/grant-seekers/qcf-general-fund-grants-program/

The 2017 grant round will focus on organisations servicing vulnerable populations needed to adapt their business model and systems to enable them to provide an improved and competitive service in the changing operation environment. The QCF Capacity Building Grants assist charities develop their structures, systems, people and skills in order to deliver improved outcomes.

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SunSmart Shade Initiative 2017

Eligible:  Not for Profits and Schools

Funding:  $0 to $5,000

Round:  Closes 10 March 2017

Purpose

Cancer Council Queensland and the Queensland Department of Health are excited to support the 2017 SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative

The initiative providers 50 per cent matched funding to $2000 for portable shade and up to $5000 for permanent shade for not-for-profit organisations that cater to children 0-18 years.

All eligible not-for-profit organisations, for example, schools, sporting clubs, childcare centres and community groups, are encouraged to apply.

https://cancerqld.org.au/cancer-prevention/understanding-risk/being-sunsmart/sunsmart-shade-initiative-2017/

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Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA)

https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/grants-funding/apply-funding/project-grants

Eligible: Not-for-Profits / Business

Funding: $0 to $250,000

Rounds: 13 March 2017

The Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) is a Special Account under a the Strategy that contributes to the Government’s priorities for Indigenous Australians specifically under the Jobs, Land and Economy Programme.

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National Disability Conference Initiative

https://www.dss.gov.au/grants/grants/funding-open-for-application/national-disability-conference-initiative-2016-17

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / Business / University

Funding: $0 to $10,000

Total Amount: $315,000

Rounds: Closes 14 March 2017

The Disability and Carer Support (DaCS) Activity provides assistance, support and services for people with disability and carers. It provides and improves access to services and support, including advocacy and through stakeholder engagement. The National Disability Conference Initiative 2017-18 is offered under the Disability and Carer Support Activity and provides grants to help with disability to participate in nationally-focused, disability-related conferences held in Australia.

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NIB Foundation’s Multi-Year Partnerships

Eligible: Not For Profits / DGR Status is required

Funding: Amount: $100,000 to $400,000

Round: Closes – 17 March 2017

Purpose

NIB foundation’s Multi-Year Partnerships program aims to help people and communities live healthier lives. We seek to support innovative health promotion and primary prevention initiatives that help Australian youth and young adults reduce modifiable health risks including, but not limited alcohol at risky levels, smoking tobacco, physical inactivity, poor diet and obesity.

http://www.nibfoundation.com.au/Funding/Funding.aspx

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Visions of Australia

https://www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support/visions-australia

Eligible: Not-for-Profit

Funding: $0 to undisclosed

Total Pool: $2,400,000

Rounds: Closes 17 March 2017

The Visions of Australia regional exhibitions touring program (Visions of Australia) will support the development and touring of exhibitions of cultural material originating or created in Australia, as well as cultural material originating from elsewhere that is held in Australia collections.

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With One Voice

http://www.creativityaustralia.org.au/choirs/start/

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / Individual

Funding: $0 to $12,5000

Rounds: Closes 17 March 2017

The With One Voice movement is about strengthening communities and inspiring individuals to find their voice. We believe empowered individuals and supportive communities are better placed to solve society’s big challenges including cross-cultural integration, unemployment, mental illness, productivity, skills shortages, loneliness and isolation, family fragmentation, homelessness and more.

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Ikea Living Local Community Grants

Eligible : Not for Profits

Funding:  $0 to $8,000

Round: Closes: 19 March 2017

Purpose

The IKEA Living Community Grants are about combining our products and home furnishing expertise and our co-worker volunteer leave days to ‘makeover’ a room or a space in a local not-for-profit or charity organisation.

http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_AU/this-is-ikea/people-and-planet/people-and-communities/index.html

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Holden Home Ground Advantage

https://www.holden.com.au/about/home-ground-advantage

Eligible: Not-for-Profit

Funding: $1 to $250,000

Average: $12,500

Total Pool: $250,000

Rounds: Closes 31 March 2017

The purpose of the program is for Holden to provide financial assistance to local sporting clubs and community organisations to develop their clubrooms, sporting grounds and general facilities, and invest in the growth and development of their emerging talent.

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Australia-Indonesia Institute Grant Round 2017

http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/foundations-councils-institutes/australia-indonesia-institute/grants/Pages/grants.aspx

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / University

Funding: $20,000 to $40,000

Total Pool: $300,000

Rounds: Closes 19 April 2017

The objective of the Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) 2017 grant round is to provide seed funding for innovative programs and initiatives which strengthen people-to-people and institutional links with Indonesia and deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between Australia and Indonesia.

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Australia-Korea Foundation Grant

http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/foundations-councils-institutes/australia-korea-foundation/Pages/australia-korea-foundation.aspx

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / University

Funding: $5,000 to $40,000

Rounds: Closes 3 April 2017

The AKF offers annual funding rounds for Grants and Scholarships and individuals to support projects or activities which advance Australia’s engagement with Korea, including exchanges, partnerships and other collaborations in the general fields of business, education, academia, arts/culture and society.

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Council for Australian-Arab Relations

http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/foundations-councils-institutes/caar/grants/Pages/grants.aspx

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / Individual

Funding: $10,000 to Undisclosed

Rounds: Closes 3 April 2017

CAAR supports innovative projects that have clear outcomes and seeks to ensure the benefits of such activities are spread as widely as possible. The Council has a special focus on assisting the initiation of activities that are likely to provide self-sustaining.

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Australia-Japan Foundation Grant Program

http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/foundations-councils-institutes/australia-japan-foundation/Pages/australia-japan-foundation.aspx/en/awards/grants/

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / University

Funding: $5,000 to $40,000

Rounds: Closes 6 April 2017

The Australia-Japan Foundation seeks to advance Australia’s engagement with Japan by supporting people-to-people linkages, promoting a contemporary image of Australia in Japan, and facilitating informed discussion on key bilateral foreign and trade policy issues.

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Australia-China Council Grant Round

https://www.dss.gov.au/grants/grants/funding-open-for-application/national-disability-conference-initiative-2016-17

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / Business

Funding: $0 to $40,000

Total Pool: $800,000

Rounds: Closes 19 April 2017

The Australia-China Council (ACC) is the Australian Government’s advisory and funding body dedicated to strengthening of cultural, education, business, and more broadly, people-to-people relations between Australia and China.

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Greater Charitable Foundation

Eligible: Not for Profits / DGR Status is required

Funding: Amount: $50,000 to $350,000

Round: Opens: 28 Feb 2017 Closes: 20 March 2017

Purpose

To provide opportunities for people to improve their life outcomes for their clients or the communities in which they live.

https://www.greater.com.au/charitable-foundation/Funding

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NSW & Qld Grant Program

https://www.greater.com.au/charitable-foundation/Funding

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / DGR Required

Funding: $50,000 to $350,000

Total Pool: $1,000,000

Rounds: Opens 28 February 2017 – 20 March 2017

To provide opportunities for people to improve their life outcomes for their clients or the communities in which they live.

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Festivals Australia

https://www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support/festivals-australia

Eligible: Not-for-Profit

Funding: $0 to Undisclosed

Total Pool:  $1,200,000

Rounds: Opens 20 February 2017 | Closes 24 March 2017

Festivals Australia is administered by the Department of Communications and the Arts and enables artists and organisations to shape Australia’s cultural landscape, increase cultural diversity, and inspire, educate and entertain audiences across Australia.

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Small Grants Program

Eligible: Not for Profits

Funding: $1,000 to $10,000

Round: Closes 27 March 2017

Purpose

The Mercy Foundation offers a Small Grants Program once a year.  Small grants are provided for a range of social justice and community initiatives and are not limited to a focus on homelessness.

http://www.mercyfoundation.com.au/grants/index.cfm?loadref=18

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Building Better Regions Fund Community Investments Stream

https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/building-better-regions-fund/building-better-regions-fund-community-investments

Eligible: Not for Profits | Local Governments

Amount: $5000 to $10,000,000

Total pool: $297,700,000

Round:  Opens 18 January 2017 – Closes 31 March 2017

The Community Investments Stream will fund community building activities including, but not limited to, new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans, and leadership and capability building activities.  These projects will deliver economic and social benefits to regional and remote communities.

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Small Grants for Rural Communities

http://www.frrr.org.au/grants/small-grants-for-rural-communities-round30

Eligible: Not-for-Profit

Funding: $0 to $5,000

Total Pool: $300,000

Rounds: Closes 31 March 2017

To improve access to philanthropy for regional communities, provide a simple application process, and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of Trusts and Foundations who wish to support small community organisations.

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Small Grants for Rural Communities

Eligible: Not for Profits

Amount: $0 to $5,000 (Total Pool - $300,000)

Round: Closes 31st March 2017

To improve access to philanthropy for regional communities, provide a simple application process, and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of trusts and foundations who wish to support small community organisations.

http://www.frrr.org.au/grants/small-grants-for-rural-communities-round30

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Commonwealth Bank – Community Grants

https://www.commbank.com.au/about-us/who-we-are/opportunity-initiatives/opportunity-from-good-business-practice/community-grants.html

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / DGR Required

Funding: $0 to $10,000

Total Pool: $2,000,000

Rounds: Opens 6 March 2017 | Closes 31 March 2017

To support initiatives that are youth-focused community organisations across Australia.

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Regional Arts Development Fund

http://www.arts.qld.gov.au/regional-arts-development-fund

Eligible: Local Govt / Not-for-Profit

Funding: up to $120,000

Rounds: Closes 7 April 2017

RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities, across Queensland.

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Flying Start Programme

http://www.jetstar.com/au/en/flyingstart

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / School / University

Funding: $0 to $30,000

Rounds: Closes 31 March 2017 | Opens 1 April 2017 - Closes 30 June 2017 | Opens 1 October 2017 – Closes 31 December 2017

Jetstar’s Flying Start Program invites community groups and organisations across Australia to apply for a grant to fund a project that will enrich the lives of people in their local community.

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Harcourts Foundation Grants

http://harcourtsfoundation.org/australia/

Eligible: Not-for-Profit / DGR Required

Funding: Undisclosed

Rounds: Closes 31 March 2017 | 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.

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Championship Grants