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NDIA Mainstream Capacity Building Grant

Grant is for funding activities that will enable people with disability to use and benefit from the same mainstream health services as everyone else and improved access and utilisation of mainstream health services where mainstream supports available.
Amount Available: dependent on application
Closing Date: 21 October 2019

NDIA Economic and Community Participation Grant

Grant is for funding activities that will build the capacity of the community to create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life.
Amount Available: dependent on application
Closing Date: 21 October 2019

Dreams for a better world – Active Community

The judges look for eligible dreams that will make a difference to the lives of other Australians and have a positive impact on the community. Tell us about your grassroots community group or not-for-profit organisation and how you would spend a grant of up to $50,000 to make your dream a reality.
Amount Available: $50,000
Closing Date: 15 September 2019

Services for People with Disabilities ILC (ICB) Program

Disabled Peoples Organisations and Family Organisations (DPO/FOs) with paid staff and a Board, who meet both of the eligibility criteria outlined below: Actively evidence and demonstrate their commitment to the Social Model of Disability, which seeks to remove barriers for people with disability to access mainstream services and live an ordinary life; and are run by and for people with disability and/or their families which is supported by evidence of a minimum of 50% of people with a disability and/or their families making up the organisation’s board or staff (or both). (DPO/FOs who do not have paid staff can also apply. Eligibility criteria for these organisations is outlined in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.)
Amount Available: Dependent on Application
Closing Date: 30 September 2019

Skilling Queenslanders for Work for community organisations

Applications for the next Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding round are open until 5pm (AEST) Thursday 26 September. Visit the application page to find out more.
Amount Available: Dependent on Application
Closing Date: 26 September 2019

Stronger Communities Program Round 5

Up to $20,000 is on offer for a selected group of Petrie Electorate Organisations and community groups, but you have to get in quick.The Stronger Communities Programme supports the Australian Government’s commitment to deliver social benefits across Australia by funding small capital projects in each of the 151 federal electorates, including Petrie. The program’s intended outcomes are to improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.
Amount Available: from $2,500 to $20,000
Closing Date: 26 September 2019

New Business Assistance with NEIS

Provides individuals who are not in employment, education or training with accredited small business training, mentoring and support, and NEIS Allowance for up to 39 weeks to help them start their own business. New Business Assistance with NEIS provides: accredited small business training; personalised mentoring and support from a NEIS provider in the first year of the new business
Amount Available: NEIS Allowance for up to 39 weeks, and NEIS Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks (if eligible).
Closing Date: on-going

Women’s Leadership Development Program

The Australian Government funds the Women’s Leadership and Development Program (the Program) to deliver a range of projects specifically for Australian women.The objectives of the Program are to improve outcomes for Australian women in five key focus areas: 1. Women’s Economic Security; 2. Women’s Workforce Participation; 3. Women’s Leadership; 4. Women’s Safety and 5. International Engagement. This grant opportunity invites applicants to submit proposals for one-off or small-scale projects that contribute towards the Australian Government’s priorities for women on a national scale for key focus areas 2 – 5.
Amount Available: Open, Non-Competitive. Dependent on application
Closing date: 28-Jun-2019 8:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

Veteran and Community Grants

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open, non-competitive process to apply for grant funding under the Veteran and Community Grants Program from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020. The objective of the program is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.
Amount Available: not stated
Closing Date: 27-Feb-2020 11:00 pm

ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program

ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program supports a broad range of development, demonstration and pre-commercial deployment projects that can deliver affordable and reliable renewable energy for Australian families and businesses. The Program Objective is to fund Activities that contribute to one or more of the following Program Outcomes: reduction in the cost of renewable energy, increase in the value delivered by renewable energy and improvement in technology readiness and commercial readiness of Renewable Energy Technologies d. reduction in or removal of barriers to renewable energy uptake e. increased skills, capacity and knowledge relevant to Renewable Energy Technologies.
Amount Available: From $100,000 to $50,000,000, matched funding
Closing date: ongoing

Ignitor Fund

Under this grant program they are seeking to support Australian social enterprise changemakers who are finding new and innovative solutions to tackle the most pressing issues within their local communities and who are now looking to build capacity to overcome the challenges of taking their concept to scale to be impact investment ready.
Amount Available: up to $100,000
Closing date: This grant program is considered throughout the year at the discretion of the English Family Foundation Board

Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant

Provides capacity building grants of up to $100,000 to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social or environmental impact.
Amount Available: up to $100,000
Closing date: Applications may be made at any time

Departmental Sponsorship QLD

Provides organisations or companies with sponsorship for events, activities or other initiatives that benefit the Queensland community.
Amount Available: dependent on application
Closing date: Applications may be made at any time

Patagonia Environmental Grant

Patagonia Australia funds only environmental work. They are most interested in making grants to organisations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change
Funding available: $10,000USD to $20,000USD
Closing date: Can apply at any time