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Please note that while we update our lists of available grants regularly, this is not a comprehensive list and closing dates and details should be verified using the links provided as they are subject to change by the providers without notice.

NFP Tech Awards Award Closes: 18th of April 2021 Run By: Connecting Up Further Information: https://www.conference2021.connectingup.org/technology-awards

These awards recognise technology innovation and excellence by organisations and individuals in the not-for-profit sector. They acknowledge the accomplishments of these organisations and individuals and the improved product and/or service offerings brought to the charitable sector through technology.

Entries are invited from organisations and individuals in the following categories:

  • Technology Volunteer of the Year (individual)
  • Not-For-Profit Technology Lifetime Service Award (individual)
  • Best Social Media Campaign of the Year (organisation)
  • Not-For-Profit Technology Innovator of the Year (organisation)
  • Technology for Community Impact Award – Best Private Sector Organisation
  • Technology for Community Impact Award – Best Government Agency
  • Best Technology Achievement by an Indigenous Australian (individual)
  • Best Accidental IT Person (individual)


Last Updated: 23rd of March 2021
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The Australian Business Awards Award Closes: 29th of April 2021 Run By: Awardbase Further Information: https://australianbusinessawards.com.au/

The Australian Business Awards are an annual all-encompassing awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, experience management, business sustainability, product and technology innovation via a set of comprehensive award categories.

Categories for 2021 include:

  • Brand Management
  • Change Management
  • Digital CX Management
  • Project Management
  • Sustainability
  • Business Excellence
  • Comms Excellence
  • HR Management
  • Risk Management
  • Training Excellence
  • Business Innovation
  • Community Contribution
  • Marketing Excellence
  • Service Excellence
  • Business Technology
  • CX Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Supply Chain Management
Last Updated: 13th of January 2021
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Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Award Closes: 28th of May 2021 - 7:00 pm Run By: The Australian Museum Further Information: https://australian.museum/get-involved/eureka-prizes/

Presented annually by the Australian Museum in partnership with government organisations, institutions, companies and individuals who are committed to celebrating the vitality, originality and excellence of Australian Science.  These awards recognise excellence in the fields of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science.

Last Updated: 23rd of March 2021
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Reilient Australia Awards Award Closes: 3rd of June 2021 Run By: Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience Further Information: https://www.aidr.org.au/programs/resilient-australia-awards/

The Resilient Australia Awards celebrate and promote initiatives that build whole of community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia, as well as images capturing resilience in action.

The awards recognise collaboration and innovative thinking across all sectors.

State and territory winners are considered for national awards, along with projects entered directly to the national awards – projects selected as national finalists will benefit from national exposure through a range of communication channels.

Last Updated: 14th of March 2021
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Australian Training Awards Award Closes: 30th of June 2021 Run By: Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment Further Information: https://www.australiantrainingawards.gov.au/how-to-apply

Commencing in 1994, the Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, recognising individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia.

In addition to the categories from the state based categories, the following categories can be applied for directly:

  • 2021 Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector Award
  • Australian Apprenticeships - Employer Award
  • School Pathways to VET Award
  • Excellence in Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice Award
  • Small Employer of the Year Award


Last Updated: 23rd of March 2021
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Volunteer of the Year Awards Award Closes: 9th of July 2021 - 5:00 pm Run By: The Centre for Volunteering Further Information: https://www.volunteering.com.au/volunteer-awards/

These awards have grown to become one of the largest celebrations of volunteering across the country. The Awards celebrate the efforts of our state’s volunteers across seven different award categories.

Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year
  • Senior Volunteer of the Year
  • Volunteer Team of the Year
  • Corporate Volunteer of the Year (Individual)
  • Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year
  • Excellence in Volunteer Management
Last Updated: 23rd of March 2021
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