Grants

Community Child Care Fund Special Circumstances Grant

Eligible to:     Not-for-profits | Businesses

Funding:         Total Pool of $4,000,000

Round:            Ongoing

The objective of the CCCF Special Circumstances Grant Opportunity is to support continuity of child care, in particular in disadvantaged or vulnerable communities, where service viability is affected by an unforeseen factor outside the control of the service.

https://www.education.gov.au/cccfspecialcircs

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Data Science Strategy

Eligible to:     Not-for-profits

Funding:     $Undisclosed

Round:          Ongoing

TITAN's Free Data Science Strategy program matches organisation's with a data scientist on a sizeable project. 

https://www.titan.org.au/free-data-science-strategy

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Match Funds and Website Grants

Eligible to:     Not-for-profits

Funding:     $1000

Round:          Ongoing

Match Funds and Website Grants aims to help charities turn their websites from a brochure site into a data-driven website, marketing and fundraising tool. 

https://www.titan.org.au/titan-mentorship-from-a-philanthropist

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Mentorship From a Philothropist

Eligible to:     Not-for-profits

Funding:        $ Undisclosed

Round:          Ongoing

Titan mentorship is looking to buddy up Titans with charities where they could make a real difference to a particular challenge your organisation is facing.

https://www.titan.org.au/match-fund-and-website-build

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Regional Employment Trials

Eligible to:     Businesses | Local Governments | Not-for-profits

Funding:        $7,500 - $200,000

Round:          Ongoing

The Regional Employment Trials program provides local stakeholders in selected regions, including businesses, not-for-profits and local government agencies, with grants to trial local approaches to delivering employment related projects. Regions are primarily based on Regional Development Australia boundaries, unless indicated otherwise.

https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/regional-employment-trials

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Farm Business Analysis Assistance

Eligible to:     Businesses

Funding:        Undisclosed

Round:          Ongoing

Farm Business Analysis Assistance is administered by the Farm Debt Restructure Office (FDRO) within the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA).

FDRO assists primary producers experiencing financial distress by providing independent expert financial information and analysis of their farm business.

http://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/fdro

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Youth Jobs PaTH

Eligible to:     Businesses

Funding:        $1,000 - $10,000

Round:          Ongoing

Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) is a flexible program that prepares young people for work and makes it easier for businesses to find great employees. You can trial a young person for 4 to 12 weeks in an internship so you can both be sure they're the right fit for your business. And because the trials are voluntary, you know they are motivated and eager to work.

https://jobsearch.gov.au/path#section-employers

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Public Rural Crisis Fund: Drought, flood, fire, and family crisis support

Eligible to:     Businesses | Not-for-profits | Individuals

Funding:        $0 to $5,000

Round:          Ongoing

Born from the need to assist women and families during times of crisis, the Public Rural Crisis Fund has been an initiative of the Queensland Country Women’s Association since 1990. This fund not only supports families suffering from drought, flood or fire but is for all families experiencing any type of crisis.

http://www.qcwa.org.au/what-we-do/public-rural-crisis-fund/

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Maker Projects Steam B: Community Capability Building

Eligible to:     Not-for-profits | Universities

Funding:        $5,000 to $20,000

Round:          Ongoing

The Maker Projects element aims to foster creativity and inquiry based learning in Australian schools and communities through the establishment of:

  • maker spaces in schools where students can apply their STEM knowledge, develop entrepreneurial skills, and gain experience in working with emerging and advancing technologies
  • STEM-related events delivered in partnership with industry for the benefit of youth under 18 years of age.

https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/inspiring-australia-science-engagement/maker-projects-stream-b

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QLD Women's Week Grants

Eligible to:      Not-for-Profits | Local Governments

Funding:          $0 - $3,000

Round:          Closes 18 November 2018

The purpose of providing funding is to support events, projects and activities that inspire the Queensland community to respect women, embrace gender equality and promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of women and girls.

In 2019 Queensland Women’s Week celebrations will be held from 2 to 10 March, and will include a statewide series of events and activities.

Organisations can apply for a share of $150,000 to deliver activities and events across the state’s urban, rural, regional and remote communities during Queensland Women’s Week.

Grants are available for events, projects and activities that recognise and celebrate the achievements of all Queensland women and girls, and inspire communities to respect women, embrace gender equality and promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of women and girls.

Grants of up to $3,000 are available.

https://www.csyw.qld.gov.au/about-us/funding-grants/funding-available

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Sporting Schools Grant

Eligible to:     Schools

Funding:     $1,000 - $3,100

Round:          Closes 23 November 2018

Sporting Schools funding is available through two funding programs for schools to deliver Sporting Schools programs before, during or after school hours.

https://www.sportingschools.gov.au/Funding

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Endevour Leadership Program (ELP): Institutions

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Universities

Funding:       $2,500 - $272,500

Round:          Closes 15 November 2018

The Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP) is the Australian Government's two-way mobility for short and long-term study, research and professional development with Australia's priority partner countries.

https://internationaleducation.gov.au/endeavour%20program/scholarships-and-fellowships/applications/pages/applications.aspx

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Rolleston Open Cut Community Investment Program

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Universities

Funding:       $3000

Round:          Closes 16 November 2018

This program aims to build positive and lasting social and economic benefits by seeking out, undertaking and contributing to activities and projects aligned with these goals.

https://glencore.smartygrants.com.au/2018ROC

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National Science Week Grant

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | Individuals

Funding:       $2,000 - $20,000

Round:          Closes  20 November 2018

Provides individuals and organisations with grants between $2,000 and $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week.

https://www.business.gov.au/Assistance/Inspiring-Australia-Science-Engagement/National-Science-Week-Grants

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Community Assist's Community Grant Program

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profits | School

Funding:       $0 - $300

Round:          Closes  21 November 2018

EPIC’s Community Grants program aims to help level the playing field for people with disability, and create communities which value and welcome people with disability.

https://epicassist.org/get-involved/community-grants/

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Community Patnership Scheme

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit 

Funding:       $0 - $50,000

Round:          Closes 22 November 2018

We are seeking applications for consulting projects that will help to build the capability of eligible organisations to contribute to positive social, cultural, economic and/or environmental outcomes in Australia.

Nous actively contributes to the work of not-for-profit and community organisations through our Community Partnership Scheme. Through this scheme, we deliver discounted and pro-bono consulting services to organisations that otherwise may not have access to such opportunities.

We will contribute up to $50,000 to any one organisation for a consulting project in the 2018 Round. This is the Nous contribution and we ask successful applicants to co-contribute between 25% and 75% of the total monetary value of the project.

In total, we will commit approximately $250,000 to projects in the 2018 Round. This is in addition to other work Nous supports through the Community Partnership Scheme.

We are seeking application for the following types of projects:

  1. Program evaluations that support organisations to rigorously and comprehensively measure and communicate the impact of social programs. 
  2. Strategic planning, review or strategy workshop facilitation that support organisations to understand their operating environment and develop, prioritise and implement strategies to deliver the best possible services to clients. 
  3. Data-driven projects that help organisations analyse relationships and patterns in their data, understand the impacts of different scenarios and inform decision making. 
  4. Other projects that help organisations to make evidence-based decisions that contribute to positive outcomes. 

https://www.nousgroup.com/about/community-partnership-scheme/community-partnership-scheme-2018/

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Woolworths Junior Landcare Grant

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit | Schools

Funding:       $0 - $1,000

Round:          Closes 23 November 2018

The Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants program offers funding for Australian primary schools and early learning centres seeking to inspire the next generation of environmental champions.

https://landcareaustralia.org.au/woolworthsgrants

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit | State/Territory Government | Local Government

Funding:       $Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 26 November 2018

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program aims to increase the number of home care places in remote and very remote Australia (geographical locations defined as Modified Monash Model (MMM) 6 and 7).

https://agedcare.health.gov.au/programs-services/flexible-care/national-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-flexible-aged-care-program

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Remote Airstrip Upgrade Grant

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit | State/Territory Government | Local Government

Funding:       $1 to $3,000,000

Round:          Closes 29 November 2018

To provide remote and very remote aerodrome owners and operators with grants of up to $3 million to enhance safety and accessibility.

The Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program will enhance the safety and accessibility of aerodromes in remote and very remote areas of Australia, providing year round all weather access that will:

  • improve the safety of aircraft, operators and passengers using remote and very remote airstrips
  • facilitate improved delivery of essential goods and services such as food supplies, health care, community mail and passenger air services
  • complement air services delivery to communities subsidised under the Australian Government’s Remote Aviation Access Program (RAAP) through the Remote Air Services Subsidy (RASS) Scheme, and/or
  • meet operational requirements of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) or operators providing similar aeromedical services.

https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/remote-airstrip-upgrade-program

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program

Eligible to:     Not-for-Profit | State/Territory Government | Local Government

Funding:       $Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 26 November 2018

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program aims to increase the number of home care places in remote and very remote Australia (geographical locations defined as Modified Monash Model (MMM) 6 and 7).

https://agedcare.health.gov.au/programs-services/flexible-care/national-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-flexible-aged-care-program

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Mobile Black Spot Program

Eligible to:    Businesses

Funding:       $Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 10 December 2018

The Mobile Black Spot Program is the Australian Government’s initiative to extend and improve mobile phone coverage and competition, particularly in regional and remote areas of Australia.

https://www.communications.gov.au/what-we-do/phone/mobile-services-and-coverage/mobile-black-spot-program

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Family Relationships Advice Line  (FRAL) Delivery Services Funding

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits | State/Territory Governments

Funding:       $ Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 12 December 2018

The purpose of the grant is for an eligible organisation to deliver and manage a national Family Relationship Advice Line (FRAL) service that achieves the objective outlined below.

The FRAL will run over five years from 2019-20 to 2023-24. Funding will be offered to one organisation as a result of this process.

The Australian Government has announced a total of $44,422,340 (GST exclusive) over five years ($8,884,468 each year) for the FRAL, starting from 1 July 2019. Subject to negotiations, establishment costs of up to 20% of the first year of funding will also be available (that is, up to $1,777,000). However, payment of the establishment funding will be split and paid over two financial years – first payment in 2018-19 (up to $888,500 upon signing of the grant agreement) and the balance paid in 2019-20 (up to $888,500 following commencement of the FRAL services in July 2019).

The maximum grant period is five years.

The FRAL is intended to:

  • meet the Australian Government’s broader policy objective to enhance the family law system’s capacity to respond to the needs of separated families, in particular vulnerable families with complex needs
  • be delivered as an integrated service delivering the objectives stated
  • ensure clients receive timely, accurate and streamlined service that meets their individual needs.

https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/family-relationship-advice-line

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Celebrating Multicultural Queensland Project Grants

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits | Local Governments

Funding:       $0 to $40,000

Round:          Closes 14 December 2018

To engage migrants, refugees and the wider community in building a united, harmonious and inclusive Queensland.

Eligible applicants can apply for funding of up to $40,000 for multicultural projects to be delivered in the 2019–20 financial year.

This funding round is for multicultural projects to be delivered in 2019–2020 that create pathways to participation for migrants and refugees in the cultural, economic, and social life of Queensland, for example:

  • to support migrants and refugees with pathways to employment 
  • to improve understanding of and connections with the history and cultures of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples 
  • to support community organisations, Councils and local industries to build their capacity to be responsive and inclusive of migrants and refugees 
  • to increase participation of migrants and refugees in community associations, service clubs and sporting groups.

http://www.dlgrma.qld.gov.au/multicultural-affairs/programs-and-initiatives/celebrating-multicultural-qld-program.html 

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Sexual Violence Prevention Grants

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits

Funding:       $500 to $5,000

Round:          Closes 14 December 2018

Funding is available for community groups and organisations to undertake activities or develop resources that will support Queenslanders to have conversations about sexual violence.

The aim of the grants is to:

  • raise awareness and continue the conversation around sexual violence in Queensland communities
  • challenge misconceptions about sexual violence and promote community respect and support for victims and survivors of sexual violence
  • clearly communicate that sexual violence is not accepted and will not be tolerated in Queensland communities
  • educate friends, family, workplaces, sporting groups and other community groups on how to speak up against sexual violence and respond to victims and survivors who have disclosed sexual violence.

Funding of $500 to $5,000 per activity is available for activities that will address any form of sexual violence (including, but not limited to, sexual harassment, technology-facilitated abuse, sexual assault and rape, youth sexual violence and child sexual abuse) experienced by women, men, young people and children.

Applications which include a particular focus on cohorts experiencing additional vulnerability to sexual violence (e.g. young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQ+ communities, CALD communities) are particularly encouraged.

https://www.csyw.qld.gov.au/about-us/funding-grants/funding-available

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Boosting Dementia Research Grants: Implementing Dementia Risk Reduction and Prevention Research

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits | Universities

Funding:       $0 to $2,000,000

Round:          Closes 19 December 2018

This call will address the challenges in providing dementia risk reduction and prevention treatments and programs by supporting research that will deliver to the Australian community high quality, evidenced-based information on key risk factors of dementia for effective interventions that will decrease the prevalence or delay the onset of dementia. Knowledge translation is central to the initiative, given that research translation remains one of the biggest challenges to dementia risk reduction and prevention.

https://nhmrc.gov.au/funding/find-funding/boosting-dementia-research-grants-scheme-priority-round-5-implementing-dementia-risk-reduction-and-prevention-research

 

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Boosting Dementia Research Grants: Improving Dementia Data and Methods

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits | Universities

Funding:       $0 to $3,000,000

Round:          Closes 19 December 2018

The NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) is part of the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative and will target, co-ordinate and translate the Australian research effort in dementia.

NHMRC has allocated funding to support partnerships of multidisciplinary, national teams to strengthen Australia’s national dementia data assets and capabilities to deliver high quality information and analytic methods for dementia research under the Boosting Dementia Research Grants Scheme: Priority Round 6.

The supported research will:

  • provide new capacity for reliable estimates of dementia incidence and prevalence, by different types of dementia
  • support research toward the development of new prevention, treatment and care measures by Australian researchers, including with international collaborators, and
  • contribute to planning services, monitoring trends, and identifying new markets and areas of need by governments, industry and providers.

https://nhmrc.gov.au/funding/find-funding/boosting-dementia-research-grants-priority-round-6

 

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Major Commemorative Grants

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits | Local/Territory/State Governments |Unincorporated Groups

Funding:       $ Undisclosed

Round:          Closes 10 January 2019

The objectives of the Program are to acknowledge and commemorate those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations. The Major Commemorative Grants category of the program is available to fund commemorative projects that have a national, state or territory focus.

The expected outcomes of MCG are to involve people throughout the nation in a wide range of programs and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations and promote appreciation and understanding of the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation.

There is no minimum or maximum grant amount; however grants are usually over $4,000.

https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/commemorations-program-major-commemorative-grants

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Small Environment Grants

Eligible to:    Not-for-profits | Universities | Individuals

Funding:       $1,000 to $10,000

Round:          Closes 31 January 2019

To provide support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban.