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Community, Heritage

Museums – Small Grants

Funder:  Museums & Galleries of NSW

Grant Background: Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.

Previous Small Grants have funded the purchase of computer cataloguing software, exhibition mannequins and display cases, oral history recording equipment and archival storage items.

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Arts
Arts & Creative

Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Funder:  Federal – Communications

Grant Background: The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards is an annual program which accepts books published in the previous calendar year. The Awards celebrate the contribution of Australian literature and history to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life.

The Awards play an important role in supporting a national appreciation of Australian literature. Entries are sought for books of high literary merit, and in the case of Australian history, scholarly accomplishment.

The Australian history category recognises outstanding work that contributes significantly to an understanding of Australian history.

The Awards provide acknowledgement and prizes to the authors and illustrators that have published the best works of Australian literature each year.

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Arts
Arts & Creative, Community

Festivals Australia

Funder:  Federal – Infrastructure

Grant Background: Festivals Australia provides funding to support individual art projects at festivals or significant one-off community events, such as a town’s centenary celebration or opening of a major new community resource.

Festivals Australia will:

  • provide access to a diverse range of high quality, innovative arts projects that grow audiences at festivals across regional Australia
  • support partnerships and collaboration across the arts sector
  • encourage community participation in arts projects at regional and remote festivals.

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Arts
Arts & Creative

Australian Government International Exhibitions Insurance Program

Funder: Federal – Infrastructure

Grant Background: The Australian Government International Exhibitions Insurance program is a funding program designed to offset insurance costs for touring major exhibitions of cultural material. Generally, these exhibitions include works from international collections.

The program aims to assist cultural institutions to provide access to significant cultural material the Australian public would not otherwise have an opportunity to access. By providing assistance with insurance costs, the Australian Government is able to encourage and support the staging of major exhibitions drawn from some of the world’s most historically significant and culturally rich collections.

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Manufacturing
Business, Environmental

Remanufacture NSW

Funder:  NSW – Environment

Grant Background: Remanufacture NSW is offering funding opportunities to support the NSW resource recovery sectors response to changes brought about by the decision to ban the export of unbeneficiated waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres. Remanufacture NSW ensures New South Wales is leading by example and maximising recycling and reuse activities and keeping materials within the productive economy.

The program targets the waste materials subject to the export ban: plastic, paper, glass and tyres.

Under Stream 1 the establishment of new recycling infrastructure and equipment will be co-funded. Under Stream 2 innovative trials to address waste export ban materials will be co-funded.

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Manufacturing
Business, Rural & Regional

Regional Decentralisation Agenda – Securing Raw Materials Program

Funder: Federal – Infrastructure

Grant Background: The Regional Decentralisation Agenda – Securing Raw Materials Program provides businesses with up to $5 million to relocate or expand into regional areas and partner with a regional university or research organisation.

The program will:

  • support research and development into innovative and locally sourced raw material supplies and capitalise on a region’s comparative advantages
  • establish, secure and strengthen the supply of innovative or improved raw materials to Australian industry, particularly regional industries
  • increase economic activity, diversity and jobs in regional areas, including by establishing new industry sectors, businesses and suppliers
  • support and strengthen partnerships between industry and regional universities and research organisations.

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Business

Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business

Funder: National Indigenous Australians Agency

Grant Background: The Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business funding round aims to increase the number of Indigenous-owned tourism products available in the market. This grant round will support Indigenous-owned tourism businesses and Indigenous-owned community organisations to plan for or grow their new/existing tourism businesses within the tourism sector.

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Agriculture, Arts & Creative, Business, Children & Youth, Community, Education, Environmental, Health, Heritage, Latest Grants, Rural & Regional, Seniors, Sport, Tourism & Events, Women

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Environmental

Protecting Our Places

Funder:  NSW – Environment

Grant Background: The Protecting our Places program encourages and empowers Aboriginal communities to protect, conserve and restore landscapes and waterways important to them.

This program is designed to empower and provide opportunities for Aboriginal organisations to undertake projects that:

  • contribute to ongoing sustainable management of significant Aboriginal cultural landscapes in New South Wales
  • contribute to healthier environments and communities
  • develop the project management capabilities of Aboriginal groups
  • encourage new collaborations and positive relationships with other organisations, government and stakeholders.

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Community
Community

Stronger Communities Programme

Funder:  Federal Government

Grant Background: The Stronger Communities Programme provides each of the 151 Federal electorates with $150,000 to fund small capital projects. The program intends to encourage and support participation in local projects, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.

Round 6 of the program will continue to support Australia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. For this special round, grant funding will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs except for local governing bodies where grant funding will be up to 50 per cent of eligible project costs.

Community consultation is a critical element of the program. In consultation with their community, each MP must identify potential applicants and projects in their electorate and invite them to apply for a grant. Invited applications will be assessed against the program’s eligibility criteria through a closed non-competitive process.

A maximum of 20 projects will be funded in each electorate.

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