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GRANT GRANT MAXIMUM CLOSING DATE
Gambling Community Benefit Fund $35,000 28 Feb 2021
Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure Projects $10 Million 05 Mar 2021
Building Better Regions Fund – Community Investment $1 Million 05 Mar 2021
Investing in QLD women grants $15,000 05 Mar 2021
Vision of Australia Grant No Funding Cap 05 Mar 2021
National Women’s Alliances $820,898.70 05 Mar 2021
Sidney Myer Fund – Supporting Stronger Communities Grant $10,000 11 Mar 2021
QLD Arts Showcase Program $60,000 14 Mar 2021
Celebrating Multicultural QLD Program Grant $120,000 15 Mar 2021
Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Grant $10,000 14 Apr 2021
Restart Investment to Sustain & Expand (RISE) $2 Million 31 May 2021
The Copland Foundation Grant Dependent on application 15 Nov each year
New Business Assistance with NEIS NEIS Allowance No Current End Date
Arts Business Innovation Fund $100,000 No Current End Date
IOOF Foundation Grant $150,000 No Current End Date
Google Ads Grant for non-profits $10k of Google Ads/mth No Current End Date
Greater Charitable Foundation Grant Dependent on application No Current End Date
Roddenberry Catalyst Fund Grant $15,000 No Current End Date
Global Innovation Fund $15mil No Current End Date
VFFF Foundation Grant $50,000 No Current End Date
Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant $140,000 No Current End Date
Screen Australia – Enterprise People $140,000 No Current End Date

Gambling Community Benefit Fund Grant

The objective of the fund is to allocate funding to not-for-profit community groups to help them provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

Amount Available: From $500 to $35,000
Closing Date: 28 February 2021

Building Better Regions Fund – Infrastructure

The Round Five Infrastructure Projects Stream supports investment ready projects that provide economic and social benefits for regional and remote areas. 

Applicants can be an incorporated not-for-profit, local government agency or body or non-distributing co-operative.

Amount Available: From $20,000 to $10 Million
Closing Date: 05 March 2021

Building Better Regions Fund – Community Investments

The Round Five Community Investments Stream supports new or expanded local events, strategic regional plans or leadership and capability strengthening activities that provide economic and social benefits to regional and remote areas.

Applicants can be an incorporated not-for-profit, local government agency or body or non-distributing co-operative.

Amount Available: From $5,000 to $1 Million
Closing Date: 05 March 2021

Investing in QLD Women Grants

The Investing in Queensland Women program will provide $540,000 through two rounds of funding each year, with grants of up to $15,000 awarded to successful applicants to deliver community initiatives, including projects that prevent and respond to domestic and family violence and sexual assault. 

Amount Available: up to $15,000
Closing Date: 05 March 2021

Visions of Australia Grants

The Visions of Australia program funds the development and touring of exhibitions of cultural material of historic, scientific, design, social or artistic significance.

Tours must include at least three venues outside the organisation’s home state or territory. Regional and remote venues are a higher priority for funding.

Amount Available: No funding cap for individual applications. (Total Fund is $1,200,000)
Closing Date: 05 March 2021

National Women’s Alliances

The National Women’s Alliances (Alliances) grant opportunity will establish 6 civil society networks
to ensure women’s voices are heard in the policy making process.

The objective of the grant opportunity is that Alliances advocate for Australian women and
collaborate with policymakers to inform Australian Government policies which impact women.

Amount Available: $820,898.70
Closing Date: 05 March 2021

Sidney Myer Fund – Supporting Stronger Communities Grant: Round 6

Projects that are developed in response to emerging community needs targeting poverty and/or disadvantage can apply for funding through this grant program.

Existing programs can also apply for funding to adapt or expand their program providing it is clearly explained how the changes are required to meet changing needs in the community.

You can apply for funding to cover costs associated with delivering projects which can include (and is not limited to): Wages for the delivery of the project;  Equipment hire or purchase costs; Hall hire costs for off site facilities; and Community Training costs

Amount Available: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: 11 March 2021

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
Closing Date: 14 March 2021 (Next round Opens 01 May 2021 – closes 30 May 2021)

Celebrating Multicultural QLD (CMQ) Program Grant

Examples of the types of project the program supports are:

  • community based activities (such as workshops, training, skills development, knowledge and awareness raising, fostering social connections) to address an identified issue, which are conducted over a period of time with key deliverables/milestones and specified anticipated outcomes
  • benefits at an individual level, such as increased community participation, economic independence, inclusion or access to opportunities within the local community.

Amount Available: Up to $120,000
Closing Date: 15 March 2021

2020-21 Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Grants Program

Applications are invited for one-off funding of up to $10,000 for activities that contribute to truth, healing and reconciliation for people with lived experience of institutional child abuse across Queensland.

Activities may include projects, events or initiatives that acknowledge and raise awareness of institutional child abuse and its impact. Potential activities could include:

  • Initiatives that educate and share the stories of people with lived experience in a safe and supportive way (e.g. truth telling, oral histories and creative art performances) such as exhibitions of art or writing, videos or podcasts.
  • Memorials, monuments or commemorative events that are of significance to those with lived experience.
  • Reunions and other events that are of importance to those with lived experience.

Amount Available: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: 14 April 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

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