Grants

Community Road Safety Grants

Eligible:               Local Government / Not-for-Profits

Funding:             $0 to $20,000

Round Closes:    26 May 2017

The Department of Transport and Main Roads offers funding to community groups for community projects and programs that work to address road safety issues in support of the strategic objectives set out within the Queensland Road Safety Strategy 2015-2021 and associated Action Plan.

http://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Safety/Road-safety/Community-road-safety-grants/About-the-grants

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Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF)

Eligible:              Not-for-Profits

Funding:             $500 to $35,000

Round Closes:    31 May 2017

To allocate funding to not-for-profit community groups to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland Communities.

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

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Community Grants

Eligible:             Not-for-Profits / DGR Status Required

Funding:           $5,000 to $50,000

Round Closes:   31 May 2017

nib foundation’s Community Grant program supports initiatives which make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of people living in communities across Australia.

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

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Rural Hero Grant

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

Funding:        $0 to $50,000

Closes:          31 May 2017

The Rural Hero Grant gives charities the chance to pitch an innovative solution that addresses key issues impacting on farming communities, with the winning project decided via public vote.

http://www.aussiefarmersfoundation.org.au/grants/aussie-farmers-rural-hero-grant/

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Sustainable Giving Program

Eligible:      Not-for-Profits / DGR Required

Funding:     $0 to $50,000

Closes:       1 June 2017

To Coopers Brewery Foundation has introduced an annual Sustainable Giving initiative to run in conjunction with our general giving program.

https://coopers.com.au/foundation/apply-for-funding

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Sunsuper's Dreams for a Better World Program

Eligible:       Not For Profit

Funding:     $5,000 to $25,000

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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Queensland Disaster Relief Appeal – Aurizon

Eligible:      Not for profits / DGR Status is required

Closes:       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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Westpac Foundation Community Grants

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

Funding:         $0 to $10,000

Total Pool:     $2,000,000

Closes:           9 June 2017

To celebrate Westpac’s 200th year, Westpac Foundation will be awarding 200 Community Grants worth $2 million to local, not-for-profit community organisations helping transform the lives of fellow Australians experiencing disadvantage.

https://www.westpac.com.au/grants/home/

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Cadbury Fundraiser

Eligible:        Not For Profits / Schools

Funding:       $0 to $500

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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Harcourts Foundation Grants

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.

http://harcourtsfoundation.org/australia/

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ANZ Staff Foundation

Eligible:    Not for Profits / DGR Status is required

Amount:   $0 to $5000

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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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

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School Transport Assistance Scheme

Eligible:       Undisclosed

Funding:      School / Individual

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.

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

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Tim Fairfax Family Foundation

Eligible:      $10,000 to Undisclosed

Funding:     Not-for-Profit / DGR Required

Round:        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.

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

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Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Programme

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

Funding:     $0 to $20,000

Round:        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.

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

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Social Enterprises Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF)

Eligible:     Not-for-Profit / Business

Funding:    Undisclosed

Round:      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.

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

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Poverty and Disadvantage Small Grants Program

Eligible:        Not-for-Profit

Funding:      $0 to $10,000

Round:         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.

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

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Easy Grants

Eligible:    Not-for-Profit

Funding:   $200 to $1,000

Round:    Ongoing

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

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

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Playing Queensland Fund

Eligible:          Not-for-Profits / Individual

Funding:         $0 to $250,000

Round:            Ongoing

The Playing Queensland Fund supports the delivery of performing and visual arts projects that are ready to tour and have demonstrated community interest and confirmed demand.

https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/arts/funding/organisations/playing/

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Natural Disaster Assistance – (Essential Working Capital)

Eligible:          Business / Not-for-Profit

Funding:         $0 to $100,000

Round:           Ongoing

QRAA administers financial assistance to disaster affected primary producers, businesses and non-profit organisations under the joint Commonwealth / Queensland Government funded Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).

https://www.fundingcentre.com.au/grant/G07523

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Natural Disaster Assistance – Non-profit organisation

Eligible:          Not-for-Profit

Funding:         $0 to $100,000

Round:           Ongoing

This assistance measure under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements helps non-profit organisations 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/natural-disaster-assistance-non-profit-organisation

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Natural Disaster Recovery Grants Scheme – Exceptional Circumstances – Non-profit organisation

Eligible:               Not-for-Profit

Funding:              $0 to $25,000

Round Closes:     13 October 2017

For non-profit organisations which have suffered direct damage caused by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding, 28 March – 6 April 2017, grants are available from QRAA to assist with the costs of clean-up and reinstatement.

http://www.qraa.qld.gov.au/current-programs/Disaster-recovery/special-disaster-assistance/special-disaster-assistance-non-profit-organisation

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Natural Disaster Recovery Grants Scheme – Exceptional Circumstances – Small Business

Eligible:              Not-for-Profit

Funding:             $0 to $25,000

Round Closes:    13 October 2017

If your small business suffered direct damage caused by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and associated rainfall and flooding, 28 March – 6 April 2017, grants are available from QRAA to assist your small business pay for costs of clean-up and reinstatement.

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