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Silo/Water Tower Mural Project Grant Closes: 26th of May 2024 Run By: Telstra Further Information: https://mcusercontent.com/edea7877c4c5de6f94f97ab24/files/eb84dff4-217a-119d-eecd-04f33759b78b/TelstraXstarlink.pdf

To celebrate Telstra’s partnership with Starlink they would like to give back to a rural community by creating a tourist attraction with a silo or water tower mural.

They are seeking expressions of interest from local community groups and councils to collaborate on a project painting of rural water towers or silo. This initiative aims to beautify our rural landscapes, foster community engagement, and promote tourism. The project will involve selecting suitable structures, engaging local council, and coordinating the painting process. The project is fully funded and requires no further financial contributions.

The proposed artwork will be painted in two stages. With stage 1 being for the first few weeks they would want the mural
to be branded to highlight Telstra’s involvement.

Expressions of interest are invited from local community groups, councils or anybody else interested in collaborating on this project. Applications must include the location of silo/water tower, a letter of support from property/site owner, and a letter of support from local council.

Last Updated: 24th of May 2024
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Heywire Youth Innovation Grants - 2024 Grant Opened: 13th of March 2024 Closes: 29th of May 2024 Value: Up to $10,000 Run By: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal Further Information: https://frrr.org.au/funding/people/heywire-youth-innovation-grants/

he FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grant program helps communities take action on ideas generated by young Australians on issues that matter to remote, rural and regional youth. The Heywire Project Ideas are developed annually at the Heywire Youth Summit in Canberra.

Grants of up to $10,000 are available for communities to act on these issues by either adopting or adapting the project ideas for 2024. That might include implementing the idea as developed by the Heywire Youth or by adapting it to respond to the issue the project idea seeks to address with an initiative that meets the needs of young people in your community.

The 2024 Heywire issues impacting young Australians are:

  • Bussin’: How might we create more accessible transport options for young people in regional and rural communitie
  • MEE (Mentoring Educating Empowering): How might we close the gap in accessing quality education for young people in regional, rural and remote communities?
  • A Place for You: How might we improve accessibility to mental health services in remote and regional areas of Australia?
  • The Bigger Picture: How can we empower young people in regional towns to celebrate their differences and foster connection among themselves?
  • Safe Sphere: How might we ensure that young people in regional and remote communities receive relevant and comprehensive sexual education?
  • Youth 2 Grassroots: How might we promote a stronger connection between individuals and their land by fostering a culture of environmental protection and stewardship?
Last Updated: 26th of February 2024
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Regional and Remote Airports Security Awareness Program Grant Closes: 30th of May 2024 - 5:00 pm Value: $1,000 to $5,000 Run By: Australian Government Department of Home Affairs Further Information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=4e3e2dee-d596-4a25-8af7-19a7cc3ad2c6

This program provides re-imbursement funding to support regional and remote airports to meet requirements of the Screener Accreditation Scheme. The program aims to provide transitional support through the implementation of the new scheme with funding concluding in 2024.

The objectives of the program are to:

  • support regional and remote airports to meet requirements of the Screener Accreditation Scheme
  • increase the delivery and effectiveness of education, training and testing for screening officers and air cargo examination officers
  • reduce the cost burden of airport security to regional airports
  • support regional airport compliance with the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004.
Last Updated: 5th of December 2022
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Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) First Nations Growth Funding 2024-25 Grant Opened: 16th of April 2024 Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 2:00 pm Value: Up to $100 Million Run By: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care Further Information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=b3ff5c70-3398-464b-b5ad-de87b335ddcd

The CHSP First Nations Growth Funding 2024-25 grant opportunity (the grant opportunity) forms part of the extension of the CHSP that was announced as part of the May 2023 Federal Budget.

The grant opportunity is a targeted growth round with a $10 million investment of funding in the 2024-25 financial year, to increase the availability culturally safe CHSP aged care services for First Nations people by First Nations people where there is an unmet demand.

The allocation of growth funding under this grant opportunity will target new Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), who are not already delivering CHSP services, to increase the availability of culturally safe CHSP services where there is an unmet demand by older First Nations people.

To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Indigenous Corporation (registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006)
  • Company
  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Non-Corporate Commonwealth Statutory Authority
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Local Government
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Statutory Entity
  • Partnership
  • Unincorporated Association.

If you are applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust, the Trustee must have an eligible entity type as listed above.

Additional Eligibility requirements: To be eligible you must be an existing Commonwealth funded provider of the following: Department of Health and Aged Care, Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), and/or National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Last Updated: 17th of April 2024
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Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Growth Funding 2024-25 Grant Opened: 16th of April 2024 Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 2:00 pm Value: Up to $100 Million Run By: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care Further Information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=612a98bc-77f2-4499-8aee-926d27b539df

The CHSP Growth Funding 2024-25 grant opportunity (the grant opportunity) forms part of the extension of the CHSP program that was announced as part of the May 2023 Federal Budget.

This grant opportunity is a targeted growth round with a $100 million investment of funding in the 2024-25 financial year, to increase the availability Domestic Assistance, Home Maintenance, Allied Health and Therapy, and Transport services. The profile of the targeted growth priorities varies across Aged Care Planning Regions (ACPR) to address the local need and availability of services.

In addition, this grant opportunity seeks to attract new providers currently delivering other similar services that are focused on supporting the care economy, including those for aged care, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This supports cost effective service delivery across these programs where the pool of providers are from the same sector.

To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Indigenous Corporation (registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006)
  • Company
  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity
  • Non-Corporate Commonwealth Statutory Authority
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority
  • Local Government
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Statutory Entity
  • Partnership
  • Unincorporated Association. 

If you are applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust, the Trustee must have an eligible entity type as listed above.

Additional Eligibility requirements: To be eligible you must be an existing Commonwealth funded provider of the following: Department of Health and Aged Care, Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), and/or National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Last Updated: 17th of April 2024
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Automatic Dependent Surveillance (ADS-B) Broadcast Rebate Program Grant Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 5:00 pm or until expended Value: Up to $5,000 per eligible aircraft Run By: Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts Further Information: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/automatic-dependent-surveillance-broadcast-rebate-program

The objective of the program is to incentivise voluntary uptake of ADS-B equipment in Australian registered aircraft operating under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) to improve safety and efficiency for Australian airspace users.

The intended outcome of the program is improved safety and efficiency of Australian airspace, through extension of ADS-B technology to the Australian VFR aircraft fleet to provide:

  • better situational awareness for pilots through improved electronic visibility of nearby airborne VFR aircraft
  • enhanced search and rescue capabilities through improved air traffic information
  • air traffic controllers with additional and accurate automated aircraft position information of VFR aircraft

The program funds two classes of eligible ADS-B equipment (see Appendix A):

  • installed ADS-B equipment that air traffic controllers can use for aircraft separation purposes (referred to as ADS-B), or
  • portable ADS-B equipment for local electronic traffic information purposes (referred to as ADS-B EC).

The grant amount will be up to 50 per cent of eligible project expenditure (grant percentage). The maximum grant amount is $5,000 per eligible aircraft. Only one grant per aircraft and per device is permitted. You can apply for multiple grants if you own more than one eligible aircraft. A grant may be made for each eligible aircraft for an ADS-B or an ADS-B EC, but not both

Last Updated: 1st of June 2023
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Community Languages School Grants - Specific Project Grant Grant Closes: 31st of May 2024 Value: Up to $10,000 Run By: NSW Government Department of Education Further Information: https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/community-languages-schools/community-languages-school-grants/specific-project-grant

The Specific project grant provides funding to community language schools to help with professional development, such as producing new teaching materials or for teacher training activities.

Your project must either produce materials that can be used in your community language school, or offer training to your teachers. It must benefit the wider language community or be easily adapted or applied across different language groups.

They welcome proposals that consider making the resources available online. In this case, your project team must include someone with web knowledge and experience.

You may receive a specific project grant if your community language school is already receiving, or has currently applied for, the Per capita grant through the NSW Community Languages Schools Program.

 

Last Updated: 18th of June 2023
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On Farm Connectivity Program Grant Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 5:00 pm Value: $3,000 to $30,000 Run By: Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts Further Information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=833d3eb4-e6dc-4aaa-87a9-df016c0bbc60

The On Farm Connectivity Program (the program) will run over 2 years from 2023-24 to 2024-25. The program is an election commitment announced as part of Labor’s Plan for a Better Future. This program forms part of the Better Connectivity for Rural and Regional Australia Plan (Better Connectivity Plan) and assists primary producers to take advantage of digital agribusiness solutions to boost productivity and improve safety.

The objectives of the program are:

  • extend digital connectivity and take advantage of advanced farming technology
  • enhance a primary producers’ capacity to implement digital agribusiness solutions through improved connectivity
  • capitalise on the agricultural sector’s potential for increased productivity and growth
  • support access to new communications equipment by offsetting some of the cost.

The intended outcomes of the program are:

  • increased investment in equipment to support operations of the agricultural sector
  • increased efficiency, competitiveness, productivity and profitability of the agricultural sector
  • improved safety on farm
  • increased use of advanced farming technology
  • improved knowledge of advanced farming technology and digital literacy.

Eligible Primary Producers can only access the program (and rebate) through an Eligible Equipment Supplier.

Last Updated: 28th of October 2023
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Resilient Australia Awards - 2024 Award Opened: 8th of March 2024 Closes: 31st of May 2024 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 capture and share examples of resilience in action.

The awards recognise collaboration and innovative thinking across a broad range of sectors and initiatives that strengthen disaster resilience with communities, institutions, and the private sector. Innovative models and approaches that create sustainable change are highly regarded.

The awards endorse a wide range of initiatives; with past projects centred around risk assessment and mitigation, planning and preparation, and response and recovery.

Submissions for the 2024 awards program must relate to projects or initiatives that commenced after 1 January 2022 or demonstrate significant outcomes or enhancements since 1 January 2022. 

The Resilient Australia Awards is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government in partnership with states and territories and managed by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).

Last Updated: 18th of March 2024
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Prime Minister's National Veteran Employment Awards 2024 Award Opened: 3rd of April 2024 Closes: 31st of May 2024 Run By: Department of Veterans Affairs Further Information: https://www.veteransemployment.gov.au/awards

The Awards recognise the achievements of Australian organisations that make significant contributions to the employment of veterans and partners, as well as celebrating the achievements of individual veteran and partner employees and entrepreneurs.

Categories for Individuals:

  • Veteran Employee of the Year
  • Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Partner Employee of the Year
  • Partner Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Outstanding Contribution to Veteran and/or Partner Employment

Categories for Organisations:

  • Employer of the Year – Small
  • Employer of the Year – Medium
  • Employer of the Year – Large
  • Excellence in Supporting Veteran and/or Partner Employment - National
  • Excellence in Supporting Veteran and/or Partner Employment - Regional
  • Outstanding Employer of the Year
Last Updated: 13th of April 2024
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LendLease FutureSteps - 2024 Grant Closes: 31st of May 2024 Value: $20,000 to $100,000 Run By: LendLease Further Information: https://www.futuresteps.com.au/grants/

FutureSteps is a shared value initiative established by Lendlease to help address homelessness and rising levels of housing stress in Australia.

The purpose of FutureSteps is to empower vulnerable people by providing grant funding and skilled volunteer assistance to established not-for-profit organisations to boost the availability of quality accommodation and support services in the community. In addition, investing in targeted skilling, training and jobs programs designed to equip disadvantaged Australians with the tools they need to find a path to independence.

Lendlease are seeking partnerships that are collaborative and will:

  • Require a grant contribution that will be used to increase the supply of accommodation for individuals or families experiencing homelessness or housing stress
  • Provide the opportunity for Lendlease staff to volunteer their skills and expertise
  • Offer wrap around services that facilitate skilling, training and employment opportunities for the individuals housed.
Last Updated: 24th of May 2024
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Sporting Schools - 2024 - Term 3 Grant Opened: 20th of May 2024 - 8:00 am Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 5:00 pm Value: $1,000 to $3,600 Run By: Australian Sports Commission Further Information: https://www.sportaus.gov.au/schools/schools/funding

Sporting Schools offers grant opportunities for primary schools, and targeted grant opportunities for secondary schools in relation to year 7 and 8 students. Grants support the delivery of sport-based programs to help students build the confidence and capability to be active for life. Sporting Schools has partnered with more than 35 national sporting organisations (NSOs) and national sporting organisations for people with disability (NSODs) to facilitate delivery of Sporting Schools programs.

The objectives of Sporting Schools are to:

  • engage primary school students in free, high-quality sport programs at school
  • engage secondary school students (Years 7-8) in free, high-quality sport programs at school, particularly inactive students, girls, and students attending schools in disadvantaged areas
  • establish partnerships between sporting organisations and schools to promote involvement in sport outside of school
  • develop the capability of schools and teachers to provide students with positive sport experiences
  • build the capability of coaches and the sport workforce
  • support life-long involvement in sport and physical activity to enhance health and wellbeing.

There are four rounds for 2024:
Term 1, 2024 - Opens Monday 6 November 2023 8am and closes Friday 17 November 2024 5pm
Term 2, 2024 - Opens Monday 26 February 2024 8am and closes Friday 8 March 2024 5pm
Term 3, 2024 - Opens Monday 20 May 2024 8am and closes Friday 31 May 2024 5pm
Term 4, 2024 - Opens Monday 12 August 2024 8am and closes Friday 23 August 2024 5pm

Last Updated: 24th of May 2024
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Indigenous Men’s Health: A Community Empowerment Initiative Grant Closes: 1st of June 2024 - 10:00 am (31/5/2024 - 5:00 pm PDT) Value: Up to $700,000 Run By: Movember Further Information: https://au.movember.com/about/funding

The Movember Indigenous Men’s Health: A Community Empowerment Initiative will provide grant funding and capacity building opportunities to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities to develop, implement and evaluate place-based strategies to improve social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander boys and men, and their communities. It is one of 4 initiatives under Movember’s new Indigenous Social and Emotional Wellbeing Portfolio.

Annual funding of up to AUD $700,000 per applicant is available for 5 years to improve SEWB among Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander boys and men in Australia.

Please Note: This grant is part of a funding opportunity offered across multiple countries including Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the USA, and as such dates and times for it are based on Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) not Australian Eastern Time. We have provided the adjusted date and times, but please always refer to the source grant information for exact dates and times.

Last Updated: 30th of April 2024
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Indigenous Men’s Wellbeing Innovation Initiative Grant Closes: 1st of June 2024 - 10:00 am (31/5/2024 - 5:00 pm PDT) Value: Up to $300,000 Run By: Movember Further Information: https://au.movember.com/about/funding

The Movember Indigenous Men’s Wellbeing Innovation Initiative will provide grant funding and capacity building opportunities to empower Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander-led organisations to develop, implement and evaluate innovative programs/interventions to improve Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander men’s social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB). It is one of 4 initiatives under Movember’s new Indigenous Social and Emotional Wellbeing Portfolio.

Annual funding of up to AUD $300,000 per applicant is available for 3 years to improve SEWB among Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander boys and men in Australia.

Please Note: This grant is part of a funding opportunity offered across multiple countries including Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the USA, and as such dates and times for it are based on Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) not Australian Eastern Time. We have provided the adjusted date and times, but please always refer to the source grant information for exact dates and times.

Last Updated: 30th of April 2024
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Award - 2025 Award Closes: 1st of June 2024 - 11:59 pm Value: Up to $20,000 Run By: Australian Academy of Science Further Information: https://www.science.org.au/supporting-science/awards-and-opportunities/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-scientist-award

The award recognises research in the physical and biological sciences, allowing interdisciplinary and sociocultural research that could straddle the social sciences and humanities, by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and early- and mid-career scientists. It aims to support their research and/or the expansion and growth of their research networks and international knowledge exchange through visits to relevant international centres of research.

Awards will be for up to $20,000, with additional support provided to attend the Academy's biennial Science at the Shine Dome event.

Last Updated: 19th of March 2024
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