NFP/COMMUNITY GRANTS

QLD Arts Showcase Program (QASP)

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) supports vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland by individuals, organisations or collectives. The QASP program is delivered through three streams Arts Accelerate, Arts Activate and Arts Advantage.

Amount Available: Up to $60,000
Next round Opens 01 May 2021 – closes 30 May 2021

Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund

The RISE Fund will provide targeted funding assistance for sector organisations seeking to restart, re-imagine or create new activities. The program is intended to assist by providing funding for the presentation of new or re-shaped cultural and creative activities and events including festivals, concerts and tours.

To be eligible, organisations must have, as their primary purpose, the arts and entertainment.

Amount Available: $75,000 to $2 Million
Closing Date: 31 May 2021

Supporting Stronger Communities Grants

The Supporting Stronger Communities (SSC) grant program gives Neighbourhood and Community Houses and Centres the opportunity to access funds to target poverty and disadvantage in their local communities through a partnership between the Sidney Myer Fund and the Australian Neighbourhood Houses and Centres Association (ANHCA). 

Amount Available: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: 17 June 2021

National Careers Institute Partnership Grants – Round 2

The National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program provides grants from $20,000 to $525,000 for up to 18 months to assist organisations to deliver innovative career guidance services for people at all stages of their careers.

Amount Available: From 20,000.00 to $525,000.00
Closing Date: 23 June 2021

The Copland Foundation

The Copland Foundation Grants fund projects throughout Australia that fall under the umbrella of Alex Copland’s interests, namely:

The study, management, conservation, acquisition, and interpretation of collections;

  1. The study, management, conservation, acquisition and interpretation of relevant historic architecture,
  2. The provision of education programs, whether for staff of such museums, institutions, societies, organisations or for the general public,
  3. The purchase of art works and/or other artefacts, to be identified on public display by the purchaser as a gift from the Copland Foundation.

Amount Available: dependent on requirements
Closing Date: 15 Nov each year

New Business Assistance with NEIS

New Business Assistance with NEIS provides support to people interested in starting their own business or who need help to refocus an existing micro-business.

You receive: accredited small business training; personalised mentoring and support from a NEIS provider: and an NEIS Allowance for up to 39 weeks and NEIS Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks (if eligible)

The objective of the grant is to strengthen not-for-profit arts businesses financially and operationally by responding to innovative business ideas that will achieve an organisation’s mission into the future.

This is for Individuals who are interested in starting a business or who need help to refocus an existing micro-business impacted by COVID-19.

Amount Available: NEIS Allowance and NEIS Rental Assistance
Closing Date: no current end date

Arts Business Innovation Fund

The objective of the grant is to strengthen not-for-profit arts businesses financially and operationally by responding to innovative business ideas that will achieve an organisation’s mission into the future.
Amount Available: Matched funding and Loan up to $100,000
Closing Date: no current end date

IOOF Foundation Grant

The IOOF Foundation provides grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, disadvantaged children and youth and aged care. To be eligible for funding from IOOF Foundation, your charitable organisation must have an Australian Taxation Office Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) endorsement.
Amount Available: From $10,000 to $150,000
Closing Date: no current end date

Google Ads Grant for Non-Profits

Imagine what you could do with $10,000 USD of in-kind advertising every month from Google Ads, an online advertising solution from Google. You could recruit more volunteers. Attract more donations. And share your story with audiences all over the globe. It’s all possible with Google Ad Grants.

Amount Available: $10,000 USD of in-kind advertisiting every month from Google Ads
Closing Date: no current end date

Roddenberry Catalyst Fund Grant

The Catalyst Fund makes grants between $2,500–$15,000 to anyone, anywhere in the world who has an early-stage idea or project that addresses pressing global challenges.

Amount Available: $2,500 to $15,000
Closing Date: no current end date

Global Innovation Fund Grant

Through grants, loans (including convertible debt) and equity investments ranging from $50,000 to $15 million, we back innovations with the potential for social impact at a large scale, whether they are new technologies, business models, policy practices, technologies or behavioural insights.

We support innovators at all stages of their life cycle, from start-up and pilot-testing through to larger scale implementation. The innovations we fund can be located in any developing country and can focus on any sector relevant to international development, provided they improve the lives of those living on less than $5 a day.
Amount Available: $50,000 to $15 million
Closing Date: no current end date

VFFF Grant

VFFF makes grants to charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Most of our grants support organisations, rather than projects, so we often fund operational costs, capacity building and infrastructure, especially to enable organisations through critical times of transition or development.

Amount Available: $20,000 to $50,000
Closing Date: no current end date

Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant

The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant, funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services as part of the Sector Readiness Fund, provides capacity building grants of up to $140,000 to mission-driven for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, allowing them to secure investment capital to scale their social impact.

Amount Available: up to $140,000 
Closing Date: no current end date

Screen Australia – Enterprise People

The aims of Enterprise People are to: Support individuals to take advantage of development opportunities and build sustainable creative screen careers; Share information and experience between industry participants to build capability; and Promote the business opportunities and commercial benefits of gender equity, diversity and inclusion.

Amount Available: Max $70,000 per year for up to 2 years for local career placement and $20,000 for creative career development.
Closing Date: no current end date