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NFP/COMMUNITY GRANTS

Scanlon Foundation – Pathways to Employment

The community grants for 2021 will fund projects that support the transition of migrants into employment. Projects should consider the experience of migrants and of receiving communities and aim to nurture positive outcomes. All submissions are also expected to empower new arrival communities and develop cross cultural connections. Must be a Deductible Gift Recipient eligible organisation

Amount Available: up to $25,000
Close Date: 18 Sept 2020

Supplementary Volunteer Grant

The purpose of the funding is to support the efforts of Queensland’s volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering by on-funding grants to provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. The grant is to enable volunteer involving organisations to strengthen community functioning by increasing participation in volunteering. 

Amount Available: $1,000 to $5,000 
Closing Date:     20 September 2020

Celebrating Multicultural QLD Program – Multicultural Events Grants

Funding will be allocated to events to be delivered across Queensland in 2021 that promote intercultural connections and inclusion and will build capacity to promote and celebrate the benefits of multiculturalism, supporting inclusive, harmonious and united communities.

Amount Available: Up to $20,000 
Closing Date:     25 September 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation 2020 Grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation provides charity grants of up to $15,000 to eligible applicants. We deliver practical, real world support to smaller “grass-roots” organisations that can’t find help from more traditional sources.

Once accepted as an eligible applicant, we work closely with you and your organisation to understand exactly what is needed, so we can ensure you receive the best quality outcomes.

Amount Available: Up to $15,000 
Closing Date:     Round Two: 30 September 2020

Youth Action Project Grant Scheme

An initiative of the Australian Government Dept of Health and FYA, this grant is for projects that support young people (15-24 years) as they navigate and recover from this period. All project supporting young people will be considered however, there will be a particular focus on employment, mental health, transportation, and the impacts of COVID-19 and the Australian Bushfires

Amount Available: Between $5,000 and $20,000
Closing Date:    07 October 2020

Skilling Queenslanders for Work

Community-based not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to start projects in local communities across Queensland. Local councils and school Parents and Citizens’ and Parents and Friends’ associations are also able to apply for funding under some programs. You can apply for funding under 

Amount Available: Dependent on Application
Closing Date:    08 October 2020

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 2: 29 October 2020, 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