NFP/COMMUNITY GRANTS

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GRANTGRANT MAXIMUMCLOSING DATE
Safer Communities Fund – Early Intervention Grants$1.5 million22 Jul 2021
QLD Disability Advocacy Program GrantDependent on category02 Aug 2021
Safer Communities Fund – Infrastructure Grants$500,00005 Aug 2021
Plus1 Fundrasing GrantDependent on Funds raised05 Aug 2021
Community Broadcasting Foundation – Content Round GrantDependent on requirements17 Aug 2021
Community Broadcasting Foundation – Development & Operations GrantDependent on requirements17 Aug 2021
Community Broadcasting Foundation – Specialist Radio Programming GrantDependent on requirements17 Aug 2021
Skilling Queenslanders for WorkDependent on application19 Aug 2021
QLD Recycling Modernisation Fundminimum: $100,00007 Sep 2021
The Copland Foundation GrantDependent on application15 Nov each year
Residential Aged Care COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Support GrantDependent on requirementsNo Current End Date
New Business Assistance with NEISNEIS AllowanceNo Current End Date
IOOF Foundation Grant$150,000No Current End Date
Google Ads Grant for non-profits$10k of Google Ads/mthNo Current End Date
Greater Charitable Foundation GrantDependent on applicationNo Current End Date
Roddenberry Catalyst Fund Grant$15,000No Current End Date
Global Innovation Fund$15milNo Current End Date
VFFF Foundation Grant$50,000No Current End Date
Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant$140,000No Current End Date
Screen Australia – Enterprise People$140,000No Current End Date

Safer Communities Fund – Round 6 – Early Intervention Grants

This round of the Safer Communities Fund targets organisations with experience in providing early intervention activities to youth at high risk to prevent them from engaging in criminal activity or anti-social behaviour.

Amount Available: From 200,000.00 to $1.5 million
Closing Date: 22 July 2021

Disability Advocacy Program Grants

The Queensland Disability Advocacy Program will provide grants to organisations to deliver individual advocacy services to Queenslanders with disability, their family members and carers that supports them to safeguard their rights, experience equality and overcome barriers that can affect their ability to participate in the community and access services.

Amount Available: dependent on category
Closing Date: 02 August 2021

Safer Communities Fund – Round 6 – Infrastructure Grants

This round of the Safer Communities Fund provides schools and pre-schools, places of religious worship, community organisations and local councils with grants for crime prevention initiatives.

Amount Available: From 10,000.00 to $500,000.00
Closing Date: 05 August 2021

Plus1 Fundrasing Program Grants

Plus1 is our dollar-for-dollar matched fundraising program, designed to boost the fundraising efforts of small to medium not-for-profit arts organisations.

Plus1 supports not-for-profit arts and cultural organisations to develop and run more effective fundraising campaigns, boost their fundraising skills and secure new backers.

Amount Available: Dependent on funds raised
Closing Date: 05 August 2021

Community Broadcasting Foundation – Content Grant

The Content Grants support the development, production and distribution of content via Australian community media.

This year they are particularly looking to:

  • increase community participation and diversity in community broadcasting and/or
  • support creativity and excellence in content production.

Amount Available: Dependent on requirements
Closing Date:  17 August 2021

Community Broadcasting Foundation – Development & Operations Grant

The Development & Operations Grants support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient and robust. In turn this helps to create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion. 

This year, as we recover from the impacts of a pandemic, the Community Broadcasting Foundation will support community media organisations to engage with their communities through this difficult time. 

Amount Available: Dependent on requirements
Closing Date:  17 August 2021

Community Broadcasting Foundation – Specialist Radio Programming Grant

Stations producing content that meets the needs of particular communities may be eligible for dedicated Specialist Radio Programming Content grants. This funding is intended to encourage stations to incorporate:

  • Radio reading (formerly RPH) programs to serve people with a print disability
  • Ethnic programs to serve a defined local ethnic community
  • Indigenous programs

Amount Available: Dependent on requirements
Closing Date:  17 August 2021

Skilling Queenslanders for Work Grant

Funding is available to provide direct assistance to those Queenslanders that need support to gain the qualifications and skills needed to enter and stay in the workforce.

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.

Amount Available: TBC
Start Date: 23 June 2021, Closing Date: 19 August  2021

QLD Recycling Modernisation Fund

Funding will be invested in projects that improve sorting, processing, recycling or remanufacturing of waste and divert waste plastic, paper and cardboard, tyres or glass from landfill.

Applications are now invited from public or private companies, local governments and not-for-profits looking to use proven resource recovery technologies to improve existing operations or bring significant new facilities to Queensland.

Amount Available: minimum $100,000 (50% co-funding)
Start Date: 07 September 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

Residential Aged Care COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Support Grant

The Residential Aged Care Employee Support Grant seeks to support the Residential Aged Care Sector (the Sector) in ensuring that all staff within a residential aged care facility are able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine whilst minimising the financial impact on the residential aged care provider and the individual employee.  The program will contribute towards costs incurred by eligible residential aged care providers (Providers) supplying or facilitating COVID-19 vaccinations for staff. 

Amount Available: dependent on requirements
Closing Date: no current end date

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

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