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Economic Participation Grant – People with disabilities

The aim of the EP grant opportunity is to improve the economic participation of people with disability, particularly in light of the impact of COVID-19.

The expected outcomes for the EP grant opportunity are:

  • People with disability will have improved job readiness, employment related skills and knowledge (whether industry specific or generalist).
  • People with disability and other stakeholders will have increased access to employer groups and employment support networks.
  • Increased willingness and capability of employers and organisations to employ people with disability.

Amount Available: min. $250,000 to max $1.2 million
Closing Date: 08 December 2020

Women’s Leadership and Development Program – Project Grants

The objective of the WLDP is to improve outcomes for Australian women in six key focus areas: women’s job creation; women’s economic security; women’s workforce participation; women’s leadership; women’s safety; and international engagement.

Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate how their project complements existing initiatives under the Government’s JobMaker Plan, in particular the JobTrainer Fund, to work in partnership with the Commonwealth.

Projects that are scalable, transferable across industries and occupations, and those that focus on supporting women from different backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

Amount Available: Depedent on requirement but expectation is $20,000 to $80,000
Closing Date: 09 December 2020

Social & Community Participation Grant – People with disabilities

The aim of the SCP grant opportunity is to support people with disability, their families and carers to participate in, contribute to and benefit from community activities. It is part of the Economic and Community Participation Program which connects people with disability to activities, employment and community supports and opportunities, helping communities and employers to be inclusive and responsive to people’s needs locally, and nationally.

Outcomes for this grant opportunity are:

  • Community organisations are more inclusive of people with disability, their families and carers.
  • Community access is improved for people with disability, their families and carers.
  • People with disability, their families and carers are included in the response to or recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic and/ or recent natural disasters.

Amount Available: min. $20,000 to max $350,000
Closing Date: 08 December 2020

Indigenous Fire and Land Management Workshops Grant

The Indigenous Fire and Land Workshops program supports Indigenous led knowledge sharing of Indigenous fire and land management practices delivered through workshops Australia wide.

Application are welcome from Traditional owners, Indigenous Organisations or Indigenous Businesses that are incorporated in Australia including Indigenous not for profit organisations, associations, councils and government agencies or bodies.

Amount Available: $20k to $200k 
Closing Date: 10 December 2020

Citizen Science Grants  – Round 2

This grant opportunity funds projects that provide all Australians with opportunities to participate in scientifically valid citizen science projects. Through the program, and building on the Australian Government’s National Science Statement and Advancing Women in STEM strategy, these grants deliver projects to engage and empower Australians in science while building their skills and scientific literacy.

This round will support projects that contribute to areas of national significance by addressing these specific focus areas: disaster resilience and preparedness; environmental change; cyber security and artificial intelligence; and food and agribusiness.

Amount Available: $150k to $500k (up to 85% of project)
Closing Date: 17 December 2020

Veteran and Community Grants (V&CG)

Available only to Ex-Service Organisations (ESO) and those working in partnership with ESO’s.  Small grants for community-based projects and activities that support safe, accessible environments for veterans and their families. Large grants for projects that deliver wellbeing support services and activities of broad-scale benefit to the veteran community
Amount Available: Small grants up to $20,000, Large grants up to $150,000
Closing Date: 21 January 2021

Saluting Their Service Commenmorative Grants

The program is designed to: preserve Australia’s wartime heritage; involve people around the nation in a wide range of projects 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 experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation.
Amount Available: Up to $150,000
Closing Date: Round 3: 11 February 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

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

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