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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)

Be Connected grant program

A range of grants available to community organisations in the Be Connected network to support older people in their communities to embrace digital.
Amount Available: $2,500 to $50,000
Closing date: August 2019

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