Grants

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)

http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/corporate/sponsorships-and-grants/grants/community-benefit-funding-programs

Grants: $500 to $35,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits

Round: Closes 13 January 2017

Purpose
To allocate funding to not for profit community group to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

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National Shed Development Programme (NSDP)

http://mensshed.org/development-grants/

Grants: $0 to $10,00

Total Pool: $400,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits

Round: Closes 13 January 2017

Purpose
The NSDP is a competitive Men's Shed grants programme that allows Men's Sheds and organisations supporting a Men's Shed within their community to apply for fund to better respond to local needs. The NSDP is open to both developing and established Men's Sheds and members and non members of the Australian Men's Shed Association.

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ANZ Staff Foundation Grants

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

Grants: $0 to $10,00

Total Pool: undiclosed

Eligible: Not-for-Profits / DGR Status is required

Round: Closes 15 January 2017

Purpose
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. In addition to providing funding for community projects, ANZ staff are also actively encouraged to support the work of the ANZ Staff Foundation by volunteering their time and skills to support the projects.

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Community Enterprise Foundation

https://cia.communityenterprisefoundation.com.au/Info/ApplyForFunding

Round: Closes 27 January 2017

Purpose
Community Enterprise Foundation administers community grants and scholarship programs on behalf of a wide range of individuals, businesses. The Foundation facilities a wide range of grants for eligible charities and not for profit organisations in Australia.

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Sport and Recreation Planning Program

https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/planning/

Eligible to: Not for Profits / Local Government / Business

Amount: $0 to $100,000

Round: Closes 30 January 2017

Purpose
The Sport and Recreation Planning Program (the program) provides funding to Queensland based state level sport and active recreation organisations, local organisations and other relevant peak organisations to develop quality, evidence-based sport and recreation infrastructure documents.

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Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Grants Program

https://www.qld.gov.au/community/community-organisations-volunteering/funding-grants-resources/celebrating-multicultural-qld-grants-program/

Eligible to: Not for Profits / Local Government

Amount: $0 to $25,000

Total Pool: $1,000,000

Round: Closes 3 February 2017

Purpose
The Celebrating Multicultural Queensland grants program funds initiatives that celebrate and promote Queensland's multicultural identity, increase community awareness of benefits of multiculturalism, foster community cohesion, and support equal access to opportunities by people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Fellowships

http://advance.qld.gov.au/uni-researchers/atsi-research-fellowships.aspx

Eligible to:  Not for Profits / Local Govt / State Govt / Business / University

Total Pool: $240,000

Round:  Closes 6 February 2017 – 1pm

The Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Fellowships support early-career Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders researchers in undertaking a three year research project.  Queensland Government funding of $240,000 (excluding GST) over three years for each fellowship.  Project partners must contribute a minimum of $120,000 (excluding GST) in cash over three years.

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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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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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BankWest Foundation

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

Eligible: Not for Profits

Amount: $200 to $1000

Round:  Ongoing

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

The Easy Grants program is run in support of local community groups across Australia.  This unfortunately does not cover charitable organisations such as those seeking donations or fundraising.

They accept applications from all types of community groups such as sporting clubs, schools, scout groups, fire brigades, surf lifesaving clubs, dance schools, choirs….

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Sidney Myer Fund – Education Program

http://myerfoundation.org.au/grants/education/

Eligible: Not for Profits

Amount: $0 to $10,000

Round:  Ongoing

To contribute to enabling Australians to achieve the best possible educational outcomes, irrespective of their cultural background, socio-economic status and place of residence.

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Community Led Grants

https://www.dpmc.gov.au/indigenous-affairs/grants-and-funding/community-led-grants

Eligible: Not for Profits

Total Pool:  Undisclosed

Round:  Ongoing

The Community Led process enables Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and service providers to, at any time, apply for IAS grant funding for projects that address an emerging need or opportunity.

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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: Schools / Individual

Total Pool:  Undisclosed

Round:  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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Facility Loan Scheme

http://www.tennis.com.au/clubs/funding-and-facilities/facility-loan

Eligible: Not for Profits

Amount:  $0 to $80,000

Total Pool:  Undisclosed

Round:  Ongoing

To financially assist affiliated Australian Tennis Clubs, Centres and Associations to upgrade, replace or improve their tennis facilities, by providing low interest loans.

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Inger Rice Foundation Grants

Eligible to:  Not for Profits

Amount: $0 to $5,000

Total pool: undisclosed

Round:  Ongoing

The foundations objective is to promote children's health, welfare and development.

The foundation may offer financial assistance for:

  • Early intervention programs.
  • Family support programs
  • Resources
  • Training required for implementation of programs.

Please note: Projects/programs are only for parent/child relationships for children aged between 0 to 5 - preference is given to those from disadvantaged communities.

Funding: The foundation seeks to support programs for specific and unique projects. The foundation requires assurance that other funding is available to complete the project or program when partial funding is approved. Funding up to 5,000 maybe be granted Assistance to grantees is limited to once every three years.

Applications The foundation does not have a standard application form. submissions should include:

  • Brief description of the organisation
  • Project/ program outline
  • Target group
  • Breakdown of funding requested
  • Any contribution to the project/ program from the organisation or other sources.
  • Any previous grants from the Inger Rice Foundation

Submissions are considered at meetings of the Foundation which occur approximately every 6 to 8 weeks.

Please provide 7 copies of the submission.
To: PO Box 307 Civic Square
CANBERRA ACT 2608

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The Courier-Mail Children’s Fund

http://www.couriermail.com.au/extras/children/?nk=72ef9b028e38dcab894a14f30f50c7e7-1482276984

Eligible: Not for Profit / DGR Required

Amount: Undisclosed

Total pool: undisclosed

Round:  Ongoing

To provide financial support to charitable organisations throughout Queensland to help them meet the needs of children with special needs.

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Textbook and Resource Allowance

http://education.qld.gov.au/schools/grants/parents-students/textbook-resource-allowance.html

Eligible: School / Individual

Amount: Undisclosed

Total pool: undisclosed

Round:  Ongoing

The Textbook and Resource Allowance provides financial assistance to parents/caregivers to offset textbooks and education resource costs for full time and part time students (with the exception of international fee paying students).

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Aboriginal benefits Foundation Grants

http://www.aboriginal.org.au/grants.htm

Eligible: Not for Profit / DGR Required

Amount: $500 to $5000

Total pool: undisclosed

Round:  Ongoing

The Foundation provides grants to Aboriginal communities and individuals to support projects which advance the aims of the Foundation.

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Holden Home Ground Advantage

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

Grants: $1 to $250,000

Total Pool: $250,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits

Round: Closes 31 March 2017 - 5pm

Purpose
The purpose of the program is for Holden to provide financal 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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The Mary MacKillop Grants Program

Eligible: Not-for-Profits

Funding Amount: $0 to $10,000 - Total Pool - Undisclosed

Round: Ongoing

The Mary MacKillop Foundation (MMF) Community Grants Progran partners with organisations who support Australia's most vulnerable and marginalised people to improve their lives through education in all its forms.

Eligible organisations may apply for grants of up to $10,000 to deliver innovative and practical projects that assist people who have been pushed to the margins of society through poverty and disadvantage.

By participating in these projects, individuals build skills and gain knowledge to improve their engagement with the community and take advantage of life oppotunities. The MMF Community Grants Program seeks to empower those in need to take control of their lives and to build future for themselves and their communities.

Community projects supported by the MMF Community Grants Program include projects that:

  • Strengthen skills, knowledge and capabilities for self-sufficiency.
  • Improve engagement and participation in the community.
  • Enhance spiritual and emotional wellbeing.
  • Provide support for self-help action for those in need.

For further information go to the following link.

http://www.mackillopfoundation.org.au/projects/#grants

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Coca-Cola Australia Foundation

The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation’s mission is to inspire moments of happiness and possibilities for young Australians.

To be eligible organisations must build capability for young Australians aged 13 to 19 years by addressing: 

  • Happiness;
  • Empowerment; 
  • Increased possibilities for a positive life; 
  • and / or Wellbeing (emotional, physical and social).

There are two opportunities to apply for grants from the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation:

Flagship Grant: grants to charities with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status who have a clear and measurable program addressing an issue aligned with the CCAF mission, up to $200,000 per annum of up to 3 consecutive years.

Employee Connected: grants to charities with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status who are connected to our employees, up to $25,000 as a one-off grant.

For enquiries please contact Lisa McSweeney at lisa.mcsweeney@ccamatil.com

http://www.coca-colajourney.com.au/coca-cola-australia-foundation/apply-for-a-grant

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Poverty and Disadvantage Small Grants Program

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

Grants: $0 to $10,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits

Round: Ongoing

Purpose
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 about how to address poverty and disadvantage
  • Strengthen communities abilities to deal with poverty and disadvantage

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Amanda Flynn Foundation Grant Program

http://www.amandaflynnfoundation.com.au/

Grants: $5,000 to $50,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits / Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR)

Round: Ongoing

Purpose
The Amanda Flynn Foundation's AFF Grant Program supports practical, locally-based initiatives which will make a positive difference to the mental health and wellbeing of sensitive and at risk children and young people living in Australia. Specifically, it aims to help sensitive and at risk children and young people in order to prevent anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide.

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Matana Foundation for Young People Grant Program

http://matanafoundation.org.au/

Grants: Between $1,000 to $10,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits / Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR)

Round: Ongoing

Purpose
To create a more just society by giving every young person in Australia an equal opportunity to access the skills to negotiate life's journey.

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Regional Grants

Economic Development Grant - Cairns

http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/payments/grants

Grants: $5,000 to $30,000

Eligible: Not-for-Profits 

Round: Ongoing

Purpose
Council's Community Grant Program provides financial and in-kind assistance to eligible community groups and organisations for cultural, social, sport and economic development initiatives.