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Welcome to the Julie Owens' Grants Bulletin for November 2019

Updated 22 November 2019

 

ARTS

 

Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

Funding provider: Australia Council

Amount: $10,000 - $50,000

Closing date: 2020 closing dates are: 4 February, 2 June and 6 October

Grant funding to supporting practicing artists and arts workers for a range of activities including creation of new works, collaborations, exhibitions, performances, recordings, etc. Your application will be assessed on artistic merit, viability and your strategic plan to support arts in Australia.

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Career Development Grants – Individuals and Groups

Funding provider: Australia Council

Amount: $5,000 - $250,000

Closing date:

2020 closing dates are: 4 February, 2 June and 6 October

Grant funding to support individuals, arts workers and groups to further develop skills needed to build an enduring career. Opportunities include professional development, forums and workshops, mentorships, etc. Applications will be assessed on the potential of the artist/group, viability and potential impact on career.

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Performer’s Trust Foundation

Funding provider: Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA)

Amount: $3,000 for an individual; or $5,000 for a group or organisation

Closing date: Ongoing (4 times per year)

The PPCA Performers' Trust Foundation provides grants to promote and encourage music and the performing arts. Applications can be made for a variety of purposes including performances, scholarships, promotion, tuition fees, travel, accommodation, etc.

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Strategic Opportunities Program

Funding provider: Screen NSW

Amount: Over $2,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and focus on building capacity within the screen industry. Supported programs focus on high quality activity, engagement and participation. Their priority areas for funding are focussed on Regional NSW, Western Sydney including Aboriginal people, CALD backgrounds, disability and youth.

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Register of Cultural Organisations

Funding Provider: Department of Communications and the Arts

Amount: Application to apply for register

Closing Date: Ongoing

Register aims to strengthen the private sector support for arts and encourages Australians to contribute to the nation’s cultural life. Organisation’s principal purpose needs to focus on areas such as literature, visual arts, performing arts, film radio, design and more.

Applications can take 6-12 months, are extensive and require ongoing reporting on donations received.

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Early Development – Screen NSW
Provider: Screen NSW
Funding Amount: Up to $50,000 (most requests between $2,000 and $20,000)
Closing Date: Ongoing

Support for development of new works for feature films, adult and children’s TV, factual documentaries, animation and more. Grant can be used for first drafts, sizzle reels, research, development, etc.

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COMMUNITIES

 

Awesome Foundation Grant

Funding provider: The Awesome Foundation

Amount: Up to $1,000

Closing date: Ongoing

The Awesome Foundation “love turning awesome thoughts into awesome deeds in this awesome city of ours”. Applications which focus on making Sydney a more awesome place are their favourite kind. Every month they award a $1,000 no-strings-attached grant to the most awesome application.

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IGA Community Chest

Funding provider: IGA Supermarkets

Amount: Various

Closing date: Ongoing

If you are looking for funding for a local project or equipment for your organisation, consider contacting your local IGA Supermarket and asking their support through their Community Chest program. Applications can be made at any time!

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Community Grants Program - Various

Funding provider: Parramatta City Council

Amount: Up to $2,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Visit City of Parramatta Council Community Grants Program to view their open and ongoing grant programs across various groups.

Small + Sport and Recreation + Social Enterprise Grants provide funding of up to $1,000 (Sport and Recreation) and $2,000 (Small and Social Enterprise) and are open all year round with closing dates in February, May, August and November each year.

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Easy Grants

Funding provider: BankWest Foundation

Amount: $200 to $1,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Monthly program offered by Bankwest. 40 grants per month go to public vote. Top 6 grants receive $1,000. Remaining applications receive $200. Representative and/or organisation must be an active Bankwest customer. View website for full entry criteria.

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Transition to Independent Living Allowance

Funding provider: Department of Social Services

Amount: Up to $1,500

Closing date: Ongoing

Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA) is a payment of up to $1,500 to help eligible young people (15-25 years) cover some basic costs as they leave out-of-home care. TILA is also for young people who continue to live with their foster carers after their care order expires. The payment can be used to buy items such as a fridge or couch, pay for counselling, education and training courses, medical expenses, a drivers licence or any other items or services agreed between the young person and their case worker.

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Google Ad Grants

Funding Provider: Google

Amount: $10,000 In Kind Ad Words Advertising Each Month

Closing date: Ongoing

Google will help eligible organisations increase their online presence by enhancing Google search results. Organisations must have a current charity status and apply online.

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Mazda Foundation

Funding Provider: Mazda Foundation

Amount: Not specified

Closing date: Applications to be made by 31 March and 30 September each year

Grant program to support organisations with community advancement, education, development of technology and protection of the environment.

The Foundation periodically identifies a priority area of focus. The Foundation currently has two priority areas of focus, being:

Priority 1 – Support for children with physical and/or mental disability or their carers.

Priority 2 – Support for elderly people suffering from mental disabilities (including dementia) or their carers.

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UCF Small Grants

Funding Provider: Universal Charitable Fund (UCF)

Amount: Up to $2,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Grants are provided to organisations that are registered with the Australian Charities and Not For Profit Commission (ACNC), have DGR Status and have an income less than $1m. Organisations must be focussed on making an impact on education, health, building sustainable communities and/or youth in their communities.

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Funding for Charitable Organisations

Funding Provider: Australian Communities Foundation

Amount: Various – grants over $10,000 require a Grant Agreement

Closing Date: Ongoing

Organisations applying must have Tax Concession Charity (TCC) or Deductible Gift Recipient Status to be eligible. Applications are reviewed fortnightly and there is a limit of 2 funding requests per year per organisation.

You must complete an online form and it will be shared with a potential door through an expression of interest process. Applications must be project specific and include a budget and specified outcome.

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Ignitor Fund

Funding Provider: The English Family Foundation

Amount: Up to $50,000 (up to $100,000 in special cases)

Closing Date: Ongoing

Grant program to provide support to Australian Social Enterprise change makers for their next stage development. Projects can be from a variety of areas but must have a clear objective and make a transformational, tangible and measurable impact in the community.

Organisations must have an income of less than $5,000,000, DGR status and be Australian based. Expressions of interest are considered all year round.

Click here for more information.

 

Harcourts Foundation

Funding provider: Harcourts

Amount: Not specified – Project specific

Closing date: 4 rounds: Closing dates 31 March, 30 June, 30 September, 31 December

Grant funding for small to large scale organisations to support their communities. Applications must be for a specific event, project or initiative. Priority is given to projects that have the widest community impact.

Click here for more details. 


Sponsorship Program – Cumberland Council
Funding Provider: Cumberland Council
Amount: $50,000
Closes: Expressions of Interest

Funding available to support local businesses and organisations for 2018/2019 financial year.

Visit the below website to put forward your expressions of interest and engage with Council on your project.

Click here for more details.


Website Grants
Funding Provider: The Institute of Technology Australia and New Zealand (TITAN)
Amount: $20,000 for creation of a website
Closes: Not disclosed – Request for Expressions of Interest

Support for Not for Profits ($0.3m - $30m) to set up a “data driven website for marketing and fundraising”. TITAN will use joyful.org as the platform for the site. You must read the terms and conditions carefully and following your Expressions of Interest application, you must join a 45 minute webinar for a detailed overview of the opportunity.

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Saluting Their Service – Community Commemorative Grants
Funding Provider: Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Amount: Community-Up to $10,000. Major-$10,001 - $150,000
Closes: 31 March 2020

GRANTS PROGRAM HAS BEEN UPDATED! Please review for new funding amounts and criteria.

Community Grants – Grants available for local, community-based projects and activities.

Major Grants – Grants available for major commemorative projects and activities that are significant from a national, state, territory and/or regional perspective.

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Coopers Brewery General Giving Grants
Funding Provider: Coopers Brewery Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closes: Ongoing – 15 applications assessed each quarter

Applications can be made by DGR endorsed charities and who focus on Coopers values in the following areas: 1. Medical Research and Healthcare. 2. Youth Education. 3. Aged Care. 4. Fostering Family and Community Support Based on Christian Values.

You can contact Coopers Foundation to discuss your project prior to your application.

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Honda Foundation Grants
Funding Provider: Honda Foundation
Amount: Various
Closes: Ongoing – Applications assessed in February and August each year

Honda Foundation provides support for charities and organisations across a range of social and environmental issues including individuals are disadvantaged, disabled or suffering illness, natural disasters and innovation and new technologies.

You must download the form, and have your project endorsed by your local Honda Dealer.

Click here for more details.


Community Donations Program
Funding Provider: Hills Shire Council
Amount: Various
Closes: Ongoing – month by month applications

Online applications can be made throughout the year for sports & cultural competitions, cultural & community services, special circumstances and community special events.

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Club Grants Infrastructure Grants (Category 3)
Funding Provider: Office of Responsible Gambling (NSW State Government)
Amount: Various
Closing Dates: August 2019: 26 August. November 2019: 9 December. March 2020: 6 April

NSW grants to help with building, renovation and fit out of infrastructure within communities.

Funding is available for:
Arts and Culture - $50,000 - $200,000
Disaster Readiness - $10,000 - $200,000
Sport and Recreation - $100,000 - $300,000

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Budget Direct Sponsorship Program
Funding Provider:
Budget Direct
Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Closing Dates: 31st May 2020

Assessments will be made through the grants timeframe on 31 August 2019, 30 November 2019, 29 February 2020 and 31 May 2020.

Budget Direct supports grassroots to large organisations making meaningful improvements to people’s lives. Budget Direct will support organisations who:

  • Provide basic support – both local and state level
  • Provide education and awareness
  • Promote health, education and wellbeing
  • Aid Aussies in need
  • Provide road safety and emergency support.

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Veteran and Community Grants
Funding Provider: Department of Veteran's Affairs
Amount: Various
Closes: Ongoing – to February 2020

Grant to maintain and improve independence and quality of life of members of the Veteran Community. Applications can be received by ex-service organisations, community groups and private companies.

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Community War Memorials Fund
Funding Provider: NSW Veteran’s Affairs
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closes: Round 1 – 11 November. Round 2 – 25 April 2020

Conserve, repair and protect war memorials in New South Wales.

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NSW Infrastructure Grants

 

Funding Provider: NSW Office of Responsible Gambling

 

Amount: See below

 

Closes: Two rounds – 9 December 2019 and 6 April 2019

 

Arts and Culture - $50,000 - $200,000

 

Disaster Readiness and Community Infrastructure - $10,000 - $200,000

 

Sport and Recreation - $100,000 - $300,000

 

Grants available for the construction, alterations, renovations or fit out of buildings and community infrastructure. See guidelines for full eligibility.

 

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2020 City of Parramatta Annual Capacity Building Grants

Funding Provider: City of Parramatta Council

Amount: Up to $5,000 - $10,000

Closing Date: 9 December 2019

Funding support for local sports, recreation and service organisations for a wide variety of projects that align to City of Parramatta Community Strategic Plan.

Outcomes of the program should increase involvement, social wellbeing, improve physical and mental health, increase employment and increase connections across community, individual groups and agencies.

Please ensure you read the full grant criteria for eligibility and details of suitable programs.

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2020 Growing Social Enterprise in Parramatta

Funding Provider: City of Parramatta Council

Amount: Up to $25,000

Closing Date: 9 December 2019

Grants available to fund existing social enterprises with clearly developed ideas/programs that benefit communities in Parramatta.

This can be to grow a successful social enterprise in Parramatta or replicate or relocate a social enterprise to the Parramatta area.

Please ensure you read the full grant criteria for eligibility and details of suitable programs.

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Creative Project Leveraging Fund

Funding Provider: City of Parramatta Council

Amount: Up to $20,000

Closing Date: 9 December 2019

Local funding to support professional groups with creative projects in the Parramatta Region.

Funding can help develop skills of local creative talent, increase participation, stimulate connection to community and foster innovation.

Click here for more details

 

Safer Communities Fund – Round 5

Funding Provider: Department of Home Affairs

Amount: Up to $10,000 - $500,000+

Closing Date: 10 December 2019

Grants available for schools, pre-schools, places of worship, community groups and Councils to improve crime prevention. Initiatives must focus on reducing crime, violence, anti-social behaviour and other security risks.

Money can be utilised for improving lighting, fencing, security alarms, installation of intercoms or swipe cards, etc.

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IMB Bank Community Foundation

Funding Provider: IMB

Amount: Various

Closing Date: 5pm 28 February 2020

Community grants program for a wide variety of projects and initiatives. Projects must demonstrate collaboration with other groups in the community and be within geographic proximity to an IMB Branch.

Projects must have large reach and impact in the community, help improve skills, creative innovation, provide promotional activities with IMB and demonstrate outcomes.

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Celebrating Diversity - Projects

Funding Provider: Multicultural NSW

Amount: Up to $40,000

Closing Date: 6 December 2019

Grants to support collaborative relationships with Government, community, education and the private sector. Applications are encouraged by seniors, youth, women and regional community organisations.

Projects are to support community cohesion, building capacity cross cultural engagement, etc.

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Celebrating Diversity - Events

Funding Provider: Multicultural NSW

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: 13 March 2020

Grant funding to support festivals and events that bring communities together, promote social cohesion and harmony.

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Jetstar Flying Start Grants

Funding Provider: Jetstar

Amount: $30,000 - $15,000 Cash and $15,000 Travel

Closes: 31 March 2020

Open to not for profit, education and health, arts and sports organisations to support enhancing the lives of people in their local communities.

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Increasing Resilience to Climate Change Community Grants

Funding Provider: Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW Government)

Amount: $10,000 - $30,000

Closes: 31 January 2020

Local community groups can access funding for environmental projects that build capacity and action, eg strengthen climate change knowledge, build networks to share climate change adaption, increase resilience for changing climate conditions, etc.

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DISABILITY

 

Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)

Funding provider: Department of Health and Ageing

Amount: $583.20 (indexed)

Closing date: Ongoing

The Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to eligible people to assist with some of the costs of their continence products. If you have permanent and severe incontinence and you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident 5 years of age or older you may be eligible for CAPS.

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NABS (National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service)

Funding provider: Department of Social Services

Amount: Undisclosed

Closing date: Ongoing

NABS provides interpreters for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing people who use sign language and would like an interpreter for private health care appointments. NABS is free to people who are not eligible for NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme).

Sign language services to Deaf Indigenous people are provided for both public and private health care appointments. Services include face to face interpreting (onsite) and video remote interpreting (online)

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Rehabilitation Appliance Program (RAP)

Funding provider: Department of Veteran’s Affairs

Amount: Undisclosed

Closing date: Ongoing

If you are a Gold or White Card holder (with assessed need due to an accepted disability), you can access aids or appliances to help you maintain independence in your home through the Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP). Items can include diabetic supplies, mobility aids, home medical oxygen, etc.

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Young Care – Home Support Grants
Funding provider: Young Care    
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing date: Ongoing

Support for people 18-65 years with a permanent disability and need support for either to remain at home, move back home or make home more accessible. Grant can fill gaps of NDIS.

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INDIGENOUS

 

#ContagionOfLove Community Micro-Grants

Funding provider: Black Rainbow

Amount: Up to $300

Closing date: Ongoing

Black Rainbow are currently offering community micro-grants to self-identifying LGBQTI people of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. These micro-grants are to the value of $300 and include $200 to assist with hosting Indigenous LGBQTI community events.  They also include Black Rainbow merchandise, including t-shirts. These micro-grants are funded through the sale of their t-shirts.

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Capacity Building Funding for Native Title Corporations

Funding provider: National Indigenous Australians Agency

Amount: Undisclosed

Closing date: Ongoing

The Department is inviting eligible applicants to apply for Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) capacity building grant funding under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy.

There are three elements to this funding include 1. Increase Capacity. 2. Support for Training and 3. Support for Native Title Agreement-making.

Applications will be accepted from individual PBCs, groups of PBCs, or third parties authorised to administer funds on behalf of PBCs.  Applicants must meet other eligibility criteria outlined in the IAS Grant Guidelines and undergo financial viability checks and a risk assessment.

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Tailored Assistance Indigenous Employment Grants

Funding provider: National Indigenous Australians Agency

Amount: Undisclosed

Closing date: Ongoing

Tailored Assistance Employment grants are available to provide funding support to connect working age Indigenous Australians with real and sustainable jobs, as well as support Indigenous school student’s transition from education to sustainable employment. Where funding is available, organisations will be able to apply for Tailored Assistance Employment grant funding at any time.

This open grant funding process will support services or activities that will have a positive impact on the Government’s priority area of Employment and Increased participation of Indigenous Australians.

The Department encourages applications for the funding of activities tailored to local circumstances with the involvement of Indigenous communities.

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SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

 

Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF)

Funding provider: Department of Employment

Amount: Undisclosed

Closing date: Ongoing

The Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF) improves access to finance and support for social enterprises to help them grow their business and increase the impact of their work in their communities. Finance for Social Enterprise: The Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds explain social enterprises and the support that the SEDIF offers.

Three SEDIF fund managers were selected to offer social enterprises finance, such as loans, and support. The SEDIF fund managers are:

Foresters Community Finance 

Social Enterprise Finance Australia 

Social Ventures Australia  

Social enterprises can contact the SEDIF fund managers directly to discuss their financing needs.

 

SPORT

 

Active Kids

Funding provider: Office of Sport (NSW)

Amount: Up to $100

Closing date: Ongoing

The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the new Active Kids program. From 31 January 2018, parents, guardians and carers can apply for a $100 voucher per calendar year for each student enrolled in school. The voucher may be used with a registered activity provider for registration, participation and membership costs for sport, fitness and active recreation activities.

The student must be a resident of NSW with a valid Medicare Card, be aged between 4.5 and 18 years and be enrolled in school (kindergarten to Year 12 including home schooling and secondary education at TAFE NSW).

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Representative Sports Grants

Funding provider: Parramatta City Council

Amount: Up to $10,000 + 25% or capped at $1,000 for participant expenses

Closing date: Ongoing

Representative Sports Grants provide funding of up to $10,000 + 25% or capped at $1,000 for participant expenses. This grant is designed to support individuals excelling at sport and representing Parramatta at a State, National or International level.

Applicants must apply at least four weeks before the sporting event start date. The assessment and approval process can take longer than four weeks resulting in applicants being notified of a funding decision after the event has occurred. All successful grant recipients are required to submit proof of competition attendance as part of the acquittal process. Recipients must acquit the application within four weeks of the competition.

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Facility Loan Scheme

Funding provider: Tennis Australia

Amount: Up to $80,000

Closing date: Ongoing

The Tennis Australia Facility Loan Scheme financially assists affiliated Australian Tennis Clubs, Centres and Associations with upgrades, replacements and improvements on their tennis facilities, by providing low interest loans. The Tennis Australia loan is to assist in shortfalls the Club may have in funding their project after other avenues of funding have been determined.

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Local Sporting Champions

Funding provider: Australian Sports Commission (AIS)

Amount: $500 - $750

Closing date: Ongoing

This grants program is to financially support athletes, coaches and officials for State, National and International championships. Funding is available between $500 and $750.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Aged 12-18 years
  • Must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident living in Australia
  • Representing a recognised sports organisation
  • Travel must be more than 125km to the venue

You can apply for two grants in the same allocated year.

Applications close 28 February 2019 for Round 3 - 2018/2019.

2019/2020 grant rounds have been confirmed as:

Round 1 - 1 March - 30 June 2019

Round 2 - 1 July - 30 September 2019

Round 3 - 1 October - 31 December 2019

Round 4 - 1 January - 31 March 2019

Click here for more details

 

Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program

Funding provider: NSW Office of Sport
Amount: 50% AED package in Zones 1 (capped $1,250) and Zone 2 (capped at $1,300) and up to 75% in Zone 3 (capped at $1,900).
Closing date: 8 April 2020

Grants will be assessed and approved at set times – 30 September 2019, 25 November 2019 and 24 February 2019.

Opportunity for NSW sports clubs to acquire a defibrillator (AED) package for their club or sports facility at a reduced cost. Sporting organisations will be able to choose from a panel of approved AED Panel Service Providers and a variety of AED packaged services with the level of customer service that meets their needs. The base level AED package will include the defibrillator unit, training and a minimum of 6 years essential maintenance.

Organisations who are eligible to apply include:

  • Incorporated, not-for-profit sports clubs in NSW
  • State or national sporting organisations on behalf of member clubs located in NSW
  • Licensed sporting clubs, providing that the project directly benefits sporting activities
  • Sport clubs associated with a school, church or university providing they are an incorporated not for profit club in their own right
  • Councils on behalf of sports clubs
  • Councils, sport and recreational facilities owners on behalf of sports clubs
  • Service clubs such as Rotary, CWA and Lions, on behalf of sporting clubs

Click here for more details

 

Rising Star Sports Award
Funding provider: Cumberland Council
Amount: $750 State and $1,500 National
Closing date: 30 June 2020

Grants to support and celebrate residents in excellence in sport. Funds can be used for accommodation, travel and uniforms, etc.

Assessment dates include 30 September 2019, 20 December 2019, 30 March 2020 and 22 June 2020.

For all Cumberland Council Community Grants, please read the full program guidelines for eligibility and assessment criteria.

Click here for more details

 

Local Sports Grants Program

Funding provider: NSW Office of Sport

Amount: $250 - $20,000 

Closing date: 25 November 2019

Grants program for sports to target opportunities for women, increase participation and support communities affected by drought. Your program must either be for sports development, community sports, sports access or facility development.

Click here for more information.

 

Driving Social Inclusion Through Sports and Physical Activity

Funding provider: Department of Health

Amount: Various

Closing date: 12 December 2019 at 2pm

Grants program aligned to Sports 2030 National Sports Plan for inclusion. Grants focus on women, newly arrived migrants and refugees, people with physical and mental disabilities, along with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The purpose and expected outcomes of the programs are to increase participation, community pride, and opportunities.

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Sports School Grants

Funding provider: SportsAus

Amount: Primary School - $1,000 - $3,600 per term and High School – $1,000 - $2,500 per term

Closing date: Applications for Term 2020 1 close on 22 November 2019

Funding for schools (Primary schools – all years and High schools – Years 7 and 8 ONLY) to apply for sports programs that improve movement skills, increase value in sports, engage children, connect children in their local communities and drive growth in participation.

Please ensure you read and understand the objectives, eligible programs and criteria.

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BUSINESS

 

Minimal Viable Products Grants

Funding provider: Jobs NSW

Amount: 50% matched funding up to $25,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Funding available for start-up organisations at the pre-revenue stage. Eligible organisations must have an ABN, be based on New South Wales and ensure 80% of development be in NSW.

Visit the website for full eligibility and application process.

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Building Partnership Grants

Funding provider: Jobs NSW

Amount: Up to 35% of approved project costs up to a maximum of $100,000.

Closing date: Ongoing

Building Partnerships grants help revenue generating technology startups become the high-growth, job-creating businesses of tomorrow. Funding supports pilot projects and new marketing partnerships. Grants are available across all industry sectors, if the business is primarily focused on the development of technology, owns the relevant intellectual property, or the rights to commercialise the technology and has a relationship with a potential customer who can give feedback, or with a potential distributor willing to on-sell the technology.

Click here for more information

 

Small Business Grant

Funding Provider: Revenue NSW

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: Ongoing

Grants for small businesses in New South Wales to hire new employees and expand their business.

Click here for more information

 

Cyber Security Small Business Program

Funding provider: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Amount: Up to $2,100

Closing date: Ongoing – Will close 30 June 2020 or earlier if funds have been fully committed.

Funding for businesses with less than 19 employees for a cyber security health check for risk and areas of attention.

Click here for more information.

 

YOUTH

 

Youth Jobs PaTH

Funding provider: Jobactive

Amount: $1,000 to $10,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Youth Jobs PaTH is designed to support young people to gain the skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job. It also supports employers to host internship placements and provides them with incentives when they take on a young person.

Youth Jobs PaTH has three elements: Prepare - Trial - Hire. You can trial a young person for 4 to 12 weeks in an internship so you can both be sure they're the right fit for your business. You will receive $1,000 to help cover the costs and the Australian Government provides an additional $200 per fortnight on top of their income support payment and covers their insurance. If you decide to hire the young person you may be eligible to receive up to $10,000 (GST inclusive).

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Mantana Foundation for Young People Funding

Funding provider: Mantana Foundation

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing date: Ongoing

Funding available for organisations that focus on youth programs that assist with school retention and increased education, employment skills as well as social and community connectedness.

There are two stages for applications: 1. Preliminary Submission and 2. Detailed Submission.

Organisations must have Tax Concession Charity (TCC) and Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) statuses. View website for overall eligibility and application process.

Click here for more information

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

Incubator Grants

Funding provider: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Amount: Various – See below

Closing date: Ongoing

Grant provides funding for incubators to deliver support services to Australian start-ups with an international focus.

New & Existing – Up to $500,000

Development of new incubators, boost effectiveness of high perming incubators and encourage use of data and data sharing.

Expert in Residence – Up to $100,000

Provide access to research, managerial and technical talent and secondments (national or international).

Click here for more information.

 

 

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