Community

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Programme

Funder:  Federal – Veterans’ Affairs

Grant Background:  The Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program aims 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.

There are two categories of grants available under the program:

  1. Community Grants: Grants to a maximum of $10,000 are available for local, community-based projects and activities.
  2. Major Grants: Grants between $10,001 and $150,000 are available for major commemorative projects and activities that are significant from a national, state, territory and/or regional perspective.

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Agriculture, Community, Environmental, Rural & Regional

Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program – Large Grants

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background:   The Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program (Small Grants) aims to support community-led, on-ground projects to improve the health and ecological condition of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin, whilst also supporting economic development and jobs.

The intended outcomes are:

  • improved health and ecological conditions of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin
  • improved community involvement in restoring the environmental health of the Murray–Darling Basin
  • increased economic activity and employment in Basin communities as a result of grant funding.

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Community, Environmental, Rural & Regional

Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program – Small Grants

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background:   The Murray–Darling Healthy Rivers Program (Small Grants) aims to support community-led, on-ground projects to improve the health and ecological condition of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin, whilst also supporting economic development and jobs.

The intended outcomes are:

  • improved health and ecological conditions of rivers and wetlands in the Murray–Darling Basin
  • improved community involvement in restoring the environmental health of the Murray–Darling Basin
  • increased economic activity and employment in Basin communities as a result of grant funding.

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Community, Rural & Regional

Suncorp Rebuilding Futures

Funder:  Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

Grant Background: Suncorp’s Rebuilding Futures program seeks to support communities to strengthen their resilience through long-term recovery from a significant natural disaster by undertaking community-identified and community-led long-term recovery activities for public benefit.

The Rebuilding Futures program encourages communities to build back better to reduce the impact of future disasters on community wellbeing and physical infrastructure. The first grant round is for communities in New South Wales and South-East Queensland impacted by the March 2021 flood events.

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Energy
Community

Powering Communities Programme

Funder:  Federal – Members of Parliament

Grant Background: The Powering Communities Program provides grants to not-for-profit community organisations to improve their energy efficiency practices and technologies. This aims to reduce energy use, improve energy productivity and reduce carbon emissions.

The program will assist organisations to:

  • upgrade equipment to reduce energy consumption
  • undertake energy management activities and assessments, such as energy systems  assessments and feasibility studies
  • invest in energy monitoring and management systems
  • invest in on-site renewable energy and solar-connected batteries.

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Community
Community

Redress Support Services

Funder:  Federal – Social Services

Grant Background: The Redress Support Services plays a critical role in providing emotional and practical support for people affected by institutional child sexual abuse to complete an application and interact with the National Redress Scheme (the Scheme).

Practical support includes providing information about the Scheme, assisting people to complete the Scheme’s application form, and supporting people to access other appropriate services such as legal and financial counselling or other community services.

Emotional support includes providing counselling, case management, professional supervision and similar arrangements to provide people with a safe environment to engage with the Scheme.

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Rural & regional
Community, Rural & Regional

Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants Program

Funder:  Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

Grant Background: Nutrien Ag Solutions is partnering with FRRR to invest across Australia in charitable projects that will contribute to the success, vibrancy and wellbeing of remote, rural and regional communities.

Nutrien Ag Solutions seeks to support the local grassroots organisations that are the heartbeat of remote, rural and regional communities across Australia.

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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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Intenational
Business, Community

International Relations Grants Program Australia-Indonesia Institute 2021

Funder:  Federal – Foreign Affairs

Grant Background: The International Relations Grants Program aims to promote institutional, community and people connections and a contemporary and positive image of Australia and support for the Australian Government’s international policy goals.

The expected outcomes of the Program are:

  • strengthened bilateral relationships in areas of mutual interest with particular countries and regions,
  • international networks, collaboration and connections between institutions and communities to build understanding, trust and influence,
  • enhanced Australian international reputation and reach through the promotion of our economic, creative and cultural, sporting, innovation and science, and education assets, and
  • increased understanding of Australians of the cultures and opportunities in each of these countries.

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Community
Business, Community

International Relations Grants Program Australia-ASEAN Council 2021

Funder:  Federal – Foreign Affairs

Grant Background: The International Relations Grants Program aims to promote institutional, community and people connections and a contemporary and positive image of Australia and support for the Australian Government’s international policy goals.

The expected outcomes of the Program are:

  • strengthened bilateral relationships in areas of mutual interest with particular countries and regions,
  • international networks, collaboration and connections between institutions and communities to build understanding, trust and influence,
  • enhanced Australian international reputation and reach through the promotion of our economic, creative and cultural, sporting, innovation and science, and education assets, and
  • increased understanding of Australians of the cultures and opportunities in each of these countries.

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