Grants

Regional Growth Fund

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Local Governments | State/Territory Governments | Businesses

Funding:        $10,000,000 to undisclosed

Round:          Closes 27 April 2018

The objectives of the Program are to provide grants of $10 million or more for major transformational projects, which support long term economic growth and create jobs in regions, including those undergoing structural adjustment.

http://regional.gov.au/regional/programs/regional-growth-fund.aspx

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Community Giving Fund

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits

Funding:        $1,000 to $20,000

Round:          Closes 27 April 2018

The Aurizon Community Giving Fund is focused on the broad areas of health and wellbeing, community safety, the environment and education. All applications for an Aurizon Community Giving Fund grant must fit within at least one of the funding categories to be eligible for consideration.

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

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Community Grants

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits

Funding:        Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 30 April 2018

NIB foundation's Community Grant program supports practical, community-based initiatives that focus on improving the health and wellbeing of vulnerable and disadvantaged Australians, with a focus on youth and carers.

http://www.nibfoundation.com.au/Funding/Community-Grants.aspx

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Native Title Officer Funding Scheme

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Businesses

Funding:        $0 to $50,000

Round:          Closes 30 April 2018

The Native Title Officer Funding Scheme aims to facilitate efficient and effective resolution of native title claims.

https://www.ag.gov.au/LegalSystem/Legalaidprogrammes/Commonwealthlegalfinancialassistance/Pages/Native-title-officer-funding-scheme.aspx

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Reef Guardians Stewardship and Community Grants

Eligible to:     Local Governments | Not for Profits | Schools | Individuals

Funding:        $500 to $4,000

Round:          Closes 1 May 2018

Funding is available for projects contributing to the conservation and protection of the Reef's environment, biodiversity and heritage values and/or mitigating one or more of the key threats to the Great Barrier Reef, including (but not minited to) climate change, coastal development, land-based run-off and direct use.

http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/about-us/corporate-information/grants/reef-guardians-stewardship-and-community-grants-2018

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Community Heritage Grants

Eligible to:     Not for Profits

Funding:        $0 to $15,000

Round:          Closes 7 May 2018

Cash grants of up to $15,000 (inc GST) are provided to assist in the preservation and ccess to these collections. Organisations may apply for more than one project provided the combined annual value is no more than $15,000 (inc GST) and all projects can be completed within one year.

http://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/chg

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Ignite Ideas Funds

Eligible to:     Businesses

Funding:        $0 to $15,000

Round:          Closes 9 May 2018

The Ignite Ideas Fund supports startups and small to medium Queensland businesses to commercialise market ready innovative ideas that will help them grow and compete in a global market and create new jobs.

https://advance.qld.gov.au/entrepreneurs-startups/ignite-ideas-fund.aspx

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Growth Grant

Eligible to:     Not for Profits | Businesses

Funding:        $0 to $100,000

Round:          Closes 14 May 2018

The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant provides businesses and mission-driven organisations with grants of up to $100,000 for business, financial, legal and other capacity building support from providers to secure investment.

https://impactinvestmentready.com.au/growthgrant-about

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Indigenous Languages and Arts Program

Eligible to:     Not for Profits | Businesses | Local Governments

Funding:        $0 to $100,000

Round:          Closes 14 May 2018

The outcome of the Program is to support a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous languages and arts network that features strong participation and provides for economic opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

https://www.arts.gov.au/funding-and-support/indigenous-languages-and-arts-program

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Future Makers Program

Eligible to:     Not for Profits | Businesses | Individuals

Funding:        Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 18 May 2018

Future Makers is a capacity building and accelerator program that empowers innovators to use technology to address social issues for vulnerable people.

https://www.optus.com.au/about/sustainability/community-grants

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Queensland Destination Events Program

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Businesses

Funding:        Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 30 May 2018

The Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP), formely the Regional Development Program, seeks to leverage the crucial link between events and the destinations in which they are staged, extending the flow of the economic, marketing and social benefits of events throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland.

https://teq.queensland.com/Events/Events-Support/Queensland-Destination-Events-Program

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Be Connected Program: Building Digital Skills Grants

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits 

Funding:        Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 31 May 2018

The aim of the Building Digital Skills grants are to enable organisations to support older Australians to develop their digital literacy skills and confidence.

https://www.beconnectednetwork.org.au/be-connected-network/be-connected-grant-program

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Social Investment Grants Program

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits 

Funding:        $0 to $50,000

Round:          Closes 31 May 2018

Our Social Investment Grants Program funds not-for-profit projects or programs working to improve social outcomes for marginalised and disadvantaged people. The 2018 funding round will aim to build resilience and capability in people experiencing homelessness or domestic abuse.

https://www.communitysectorbanking.com.au/grants

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Dreams for a Better World Program - Better Business Round

Eligible to:     Businesses

Funding:        $15,000

Round:          Closes 27 June 2018

This year, Sunsuper is looking for community-minded small businesses to also apply for a grant to tackle or social issue in their community.

https://dreamsforabetterworld.com.au/business-grants

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Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Fellowships

Eligible to:     Business / Not-for-Profit

Funding:        $240,000

Round:          Closes 29 June 2018

The Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Fellowships support early-career Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers in undertaking a three year research project. Queensland Government funding of $240,000 (exclusing GST) over three years is available for each fellowship. 

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

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Indigenous Governance Awards

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Unincorporated Groups

Funding:        $20,000

Round:          Closes 30 June 2018

The Indigenous Governance Awards (IGAs) were created by Reconciliation Australia in partnership with BHP Billion to identify, celebrate and promote effective Indigenous governance.

https://www.reconciliation.org.au/iga/

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ANZ Staff Foundation Grants

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit

Funding:        $5,000

Round:          Closes 15 July 2018

The ANZ Staff Foundation provides grants of up to $5,000 to community Porjects that relate to one or more of the following areas:

  • Education and employment - examples of suitable projects may include purchasing educational resources for communities or programs that help people prepare for employment.
  • Urban and rural economic and social divides - example of suitable projects may include developing and distributing educational materials to remote communities or programs that seek to connect isolated community members.
  • Financial capability - examples of suitable projects may focus on improving financial literacy or money saving capability.
  • Urban sustainability - examples of suitable projects may include environmental education programs or revegetation programs.

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

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Cadbury Fundraiser Community Grants

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit | Unincorporated Groups

Funding:        $0 to $500

Round:          Closes 16 November 2018

The intention of the grant program is 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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Catalyst-Australian Arts and Culture Fund

Eligible to:     Business / Not-for-Profit

Funding:        $0 - $500,000

Total Pool:     $12,000,000

Round:          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.

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

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Natural Disaster Assistance

Eligible:     Undisclosed

Funding:   Business

Round:      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.

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