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Community Funding Opportunities and Award Programs - April 2024


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Welcome to our Community Funding Opportunities and Awards Program Newsletter where you will find details of grant and funding programs that are available for the Northern Inland Region for community based projects and social enterprises.

Due to the number of grants that are available, we send two funding opportunities newsletters a month; one for Business and Infrastructure and another for Community Projects and Award Programs. These newsletters are a free service that we provide, and can you can add the Business and Infrastructure Grants newsletter to your subscriptions by filling your details into the subscription form in the footer of our website: www.rdani.org.au

We wish you all the best with the Funding Opportunities below and if you are looking for a grant between newsletters, have a look at the grants area of our website which is updated weekly: www.rdani.org.au/our-region/grants-and-funding-opportunities.php

If you need some facts and figures for your applications, a range of data for our region is also available on our website here: www.rdani.org.au/our-region/regional-data.php

Please note the below information is intended as a guide only. Closing dates and other details should be verified using the links provided as they are subject to change by the providers without notice.

Featured Grants

Event Partnership Fund Program
Closes: 6th of May 2024
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Moree Plains Shire Council

Moree Plains Shire Council is seeking to provide partnership funding support for a range of local events. These events would have the primary aim of enhancing the amenity, wellbeing, and economic vibrancy of the Moree Plains Shire.

Eligible event organisers will be able to apply for a one-off maximum payment of up to $10,000. The money can be used on a wide range of events as outlined in the guidelines.

Targeted support for events has the potential to:

  • Build amenity and community resilience and make the community a more desirable place to live and work.
  • Lead to long term economic diversification and new employment opportunities.
  • Increase the visitor economy.

The end goal is to deliver a program that will have the greatest positive impact on the local community and businesses.

 

Heywire Youth Innovation Grants
Closes: 29th of May 2024
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

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’: more accessible transport options for young people
  • MEE (Mentoring Educating Empowering): accessing quality education
  • A Place for You: improve accessibility to mental health services
  • The Bigger Picture: celebrating individual differences and fostering connections
  • Safe Sphere:relevant and comprehensive sexual education for young people
  • Youth 2 Grassroots: fostering a culture of environmental protection and stewardship

 

Open Streets Program
Closes: 30th of April 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $150,000
Run By: Transport for NSW

The Open Streets Program is a $4.5 million grant program that will provide successful councils with funding of up to $150,000 to temporarily close streets to cars and open them on a day, or series of days, for placemaking events and activations. The program purpose is to encourage collaboration between government, business and community to improve the vibrancy of local streets and centres.

The Open Streets Program aims to meet these objectives:

  • Temporarily close streets to vehicles and open them for people, with projects over a day, or series of days, and provide safe spaces for community events and activities.
  • Bring vibrancy to our streets by creating a sense of excitement and discovery with creative events and activations that are inviting and inclusive to all the community.
  • Support job creation in local businesses and the cultural sector.
  • Support the development of longer-term place management outcomes, through projects that encourage private-public partnerships.

Award Programs

Best of Business Awards - 2025
Closes: 26th of April 2024
Run By: Telstra
Recognises small to medium businesses that are moving Australia forward and inspiring the next generation through their ingenuity and resilience.

Excellence Awards
Closes: 12th of May 2024
Value: Eight winners will each receive $7500
Run By: HESTA
Recognising exceptional achievements in a range of settings across aged care, allied health, community services and disability services.

Clunies Ross Technology Innovation Awards - 2024
Closes: 15th of May 2024
Run By: Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE)
Recognising contributions by dedicated individuals, or teams, who have shared their vision and knowledge with others to apply technology for the benefit of Australia, and beyond.

Prime Minister's National Veteran Employment Awards 2024
Closes: 31st of May 2024
Run By: Department of Veterans Affairs
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.

Resilient Australia Awards - 2024
Closes: 31st of May 2024
Run By: Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
Recognising collaboration and innovative thinking across a broad range of sectors and initiatives that strengthen disaster resilience with communities, institutions, and the private sector.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Award - 2025
Closes: 1st of June 2024 - 11:59 pm
Value: Up to $20,000
Run By: Australian Academy of Science
Recognises research in the physical and biological sciences by outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD students and scientists.

Closing in April

Telstra Footy Country Grants - 2024 - Round 2
Closes: 19th of April 2024 - 3:00 pm
Value: Up to $20,000
Run By: Telstra
Supports Community Clubs affiliated to the AFL to strengthen the base and secure the future in three key strategic areas; grow and assist volunteer capacity, grow and diversify participation, and improve club environments and experiences.

Food Rescue Grants
Closes: 19th of April 2024 - 4:00 pm
Value: Up to $500,000
Run By: NSW Environment Protection Authority
Support solutions that will increase the amount of rescued food in NSW.

Pride Foundation Australia - Large Grant Round - 2024
Closes: 19th of April 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $20,000
Run By: Pride Foundation Australia
Supporting sexuality, sex and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia.

Pathways to Politics for Women -2024
Closes: 24th of April 2024
Run By: Pathways to Politics Program for Women
Equipping diverse women to boldly embrace their political ambitions, thrive as leaders and make a profound contribution to society.

Apprentice Plumber Grants - 2024
Closes: 28th of April 2024 - 11:59 pm
Value: Up to $3,000 combined value
Run By: Rheem
Recognising plumbing apprentices who embody qualities that make an exceptional plumber.

Play Our Way Program
Closes: 29th of April 2024 - 2:00 pm
Value: $50,000 to $1.5 Million
Run By: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Address the barriers women and girls face when participating in sport and physical activity.

Local Sporting Champions
Current Round Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: $500 to $750
Run By: Sport Australia
Provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

ARTC Sponsorships and Donations - 2024 - Round 1
Round Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: $1,000 to $4,000
Run By: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Funding for short-term projects and activities that contribute to local and regional prosperity, wellbeing and sustainability along the Inland Rail route.

Community Languages School Grants - Establishment Grant
Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: Up to $2,500
Run By: NSW Government Department of Education
Supports the setting up language classes for the first time by providing funding for the the first year.

Community Languages School Grants - Per Capita Grant
Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: Based on number of students
Run By: NSW Government Department of Education
Helps cover community language school operating costs such as teaching materials, staff wages and new equipment.

Local Para Champions
Current Round Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: $750 to $1,100
Run By: Sport Australia
Assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-24 participating in state, national or international championships for athletes with a disability.

Mable Community Grants - 2024
Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Mable
Helps fund people and projects that champion inclusion and independence for people with disability and older Australians.

Open Streets Program
Closes: 30th of April 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $150,000
Run By: Transport for NSW
Encourage collaboration between government, business and community to improve the vibrancy of local streets and centres.

Ski For Life - 2024 - Round 1
Round Closes: 30th of April 2024
Value: Undisclosed
Run By: Ski for Life
Support projects for rural and remote communities that would benefit from awareness, promotion of mental health, wellbeing, and suicide prevention.

Closing in May

The Harcourts Foundation
Current Round Closes: 3rd of May 2024
Value: Unspecified
Run By: The Harcourts Foundation
Provides grants to reputable community-based charitable organisations which need funding for projects and initiatives designed to benefit as many people as possible.

National Road Safety Action Grants Program - First Nations Road Safety Stream
Closes: 5th of May 2024 - 11:30 pm
Value: $20,000 to $1.5 Million
Run By: Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Funds projects that will deliver local solutions for First Nations communities, and also support culturally relevant road safety messaging.

Event Partnership Fund Program
Closes: 6th of May 2024 - 11:59 pm
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Moree Plains Shire Council
Supporting and expanding local events in the Moree Plains Shire, giving visitors more reasons to stop and stay in the Moree Plains and enriching the lives of our local residents.

100 Women Grants - 2024
Closes: 8th of May 2024
Value: Up to $50,000
Run By: 100 Women
Supports organisations that advance the safety, health, education and economic freedom of women and girls.

Community Heritage Grants - 2024
Closes: 9th of May 2024
Value: Up to $20,000
Run By: National Library of Australia
Supports community organisations to look after Australian cultural heritage collections.

National Justice Reinvestment Program – Round 2
Closes: 9th of May 2024
Value: Up to $10 Million
Run By: Attorney-General's Department
Funding for community-lead iniatives to prevent and reduce Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contact with the justice system in a particular place or community.

Qantas Regional Grants - 2024
Closes: 10th of May 2024
Value: Combination of cash, in-kind flights and marketing support
Run By: Qantas
Supports Australian-based communities and projects that are looking to benefit our country's regional areas.

Two dollars for one dollar native fish stocking program - 2024
Closes: 10th of May 2024 (cod/perch), 15 March 2024 (bass)
Value: TBD following assessment
Run By: NSW Department of Primary Industries
Provides two dollars in funds for every one dollar in funds offered by community groups to stock native fish (Australian Bass, Murray Cod, Golden Perch) into rivers and dams across NSW. 

Junior Landcare Grants 2024
Closes: 15th of May 2024
Value: Up to $1,000
Run By: Woolworths
Supports primary schools and early learning centres to engage students in hands-on projects to support the environment.

Arts and Cultural Funding Program - Small Projects Grants (quick response) - Individuals and Groups 2023/24
Closes: 20th of May 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: $500 to $5,000
Run By: Create NSW
Supports professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists, groups and arts and cultural workers (including museum workers).

Heywire Youth Innovation Grants - 2024
Closes: 29th of May 2024
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
Helps communities take action on ideas generated by young Australians on issues that matter to remote, rural and regional youth at the annual Heywire Youth Summit.

Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) First Nations Growth Funding 2024-25
Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 2:00 pm
Value: Up to $100 Million
Run By: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Seeks to attract 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.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Growth Funding 2024-25
Closes: 31st of May 2024 - 2:00 pm
Value: Up to $100 Million
Run By: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Increase the availability of Domestic Assistance, Home Maintenance, Allied Health and Therapy, and Transport services.

Community Languages School Grants - Specific Project Grant
Closes: 31st of May 2024
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: NSW Government Department of Education
Provides funding to community language schools to help with professional development.

Closing in June

Playing Australia Project Investment
Closes: 4th of June 2024 - 3:00 pm
Value: Unspecified
Run By: Australia Council for the Arts
Supports performing arts tours to reach regional and remote communities across Australia.

Strengthening Rural Communities - Small & Vital
Current Round Closes: 5th of June 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
Provides small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds that can benefit and help secure their future prosperity.

Strengthening Rural Communities – Prepare & Recover
Current Round Closes: 5th of June 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $25,000
Run By: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
Supports communities to implement initiatives that prevent and prepare for future climate related impacts, or recover from existing disasters in the medium to long-term.

Telstra Footy Country Grants - 2024 - Round 3
Opens: 19th of April 2024 - 3:01 pm
Closes: 13th of June 2024 - 3:00 pm
Value: Up to $20,000
Run By: Telstra
Supports Community Clubs affiliated to the AFL to strengthen the base and secure the future in three key strategic areas; grow and assist volunteer capacity, grow and diversify participation, and improve club environments and experiences.

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program - 2024-25 - Batch 1
Closes: 20th of June 2024 - 9:00 pm
Value: Up to $150,000
Run By: Department of Veterans Affairs
Supports projects that promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played, and to preserve, add to the sum knowledge on, or provide access to information about Australia’s wartime heritage.

SilverChef Community Grants Program - 2023/2024 - Round 4
Closes: 30th of June 2024
Value: Up to $5,000 mix of equipment and cash
Run By: SilverChef
Helping community groups that use hospitality or food services to help disadvantaged or under-served members of their local community.

Closing Later

Aboriginal Languages Small Grant Program 2024- 2025
Closes: 1st of July 2024 - 12:00 am
Value: Up to $15,000
Run By: Aboriginal Languages Trust
Funds eligible projects that align with the objectives Aboriginal Languages Trust Strategic Plan.

Eearly Childood Education and Care Flexible Initiatives Trial
Opens: 30th of April 2024
Closes: 2nd of July 2024 - 7:00 pm
Value: Up to $20 Million total pool
Run By: NSW Government Department of Education
Supports early childhood education and care providers to provide new or adapted, flexible operating models to offer increased availability of education and care.

Community War Memorials Fund - 2024-25 - Round 1
Opens: 25th of April 2024
Closes: 25th of July 2024
Value: Up to $15,000
Run By: NSW Department of Veterans Affairs
Funding to help conserve, repair and protect war memorials across NSW.

Sisters of Charity Foundation Community Grants Program
Runs: Twice a year
Next Round Opens: 8th of July 2024
Next Round Closes: 31st of July 2024
Value: Up to $15,000
Run By: Sisters of Charity Foundation
Supports organisations that use clever ways to fight poverty, loneliness, suffering and oppression, but struggle to find funding.

ARTC Sponsorships and Donations - 2024 - Round 2
Round Opens: 1st of May 2024
Round Closes: 31st of July 2024
Value: $1,000 to $4,000
Run By: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Funding for short-term projects and activities that contribute to local and regional prosperity, wellbeing and sustainability along the Inland Rail route.

Ski for Life - 2024 - Round 2
Opens: 1st of May 2024
Closes: 31st of July 2024
Value: Undisclosed
Run By: Ski for Life
Support projects for rural and remote communities that would benefit from awareness, promotion of mental health, wellbeing, and suicide prevention.

Telstra Footy Country Grants - 2024 - Round 4
Opens: 13th of June 2024 - 3:01 pm
Closes: 7th of August 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $20,000
Run By: Telstra
Supports Community Clubs affiliated to the AFL to strengthen the base and secure the future in three key strategic areas; grow and assist volunteer capacity, grow and diversify participation, and improve club environments and experiences.

Illegal Dumping Prevention - Round 2 - Stream 4
Opens: 15th of July 2024
Closes: 30th of August 2024 - 5:00 pm
Value: Up to $200,000
Run By: Environment Protection Authority
Funding to run a collaborative project addressing illegal dumping across multiple land tenures for groups of organisations including local councils, groupings of councils and state government agencies.

Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups
Current Round Closes: 3rd of September 2024 - 3:00 pm
Value: $10,000 to $50,000
Run By: Australia Council for the Arts
Supports a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public.

Small Grants - 2024 - Round 2
Opens: 15th of July 2024
Closes: 8th of September 2024
Value: Up to $2,000
Run By: Museums and Galleries NSW
Funding to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums and Aboriginal cultural spaces.

The Hamer Sprout Fund
Closes: 30th of September 2024
Value: Up to $5,000
Run By: Australian Communities Foundation
Supports smaller organisations and projects to get them off the ground to build communities inspired to take action for a sustainable future.

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program - 2024-25 - Batch 2
Opens: 20th of June 2024 - 9:00 pm
Closes: 3rd of October 2024 - 9:00 pm
Value: Up to $150,000
Run By: Department of Veterans Affairs
Supports projects that promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played, and to preserve, add to the sum knowledge on, or provide access to information about Australia’s wartime heritage.

Leg Up Grants - 2024
Closes: 27th of October 2024 or until funds expended
Value: $50 to $500 (matched funding)
Run By: Museums and Galleries NSW
Quick response skill development grants for workers in volunteer managed museums and Aboriginal cultural spaces throughout NSW.

Skills Development Grants - 2024
Ongoing Until Closes: 27th of October 2024 or until expended
Value: Up to $4,000
Run By: Museums and Galleries NSW
Provides funding to volunteer museums, museum networks, and Aboriginal cultural spaces for regional or state focused skill development training and networking events involving more than one organisation.

ARTC Sponsorships and Donations - 2024 - Round 3
Round Opens: 1st of August 2024
Round Closes: 31st of October 2024
Value: $1,000 to $4,000
Run By: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Funding for short-term projects and activities that contribute to local and regional prosperity, wellbeing and sustainability along the Inland Rail route.

Ski For Life - 2024 - Round 3
Round Opens: 1st of August 2024
Round Closes: 31st of October 2024
Value: Undisclosed
Run By: Ski for Life
Support projects for rural and remote communities that would benefit from awareness, promotion of mental health, wellbeing, and suicide prevention.

Active and Creative Kids Vouchers - 2024
Closes: 31st of December 2024
Value: $50 to $100
Run By: Service NSW
Supports eligible families with school-aged children to participate in sport, recreational, creative or cultural activities with registered providers.

ARTC Sponsorships and Donations - 2024 - Round 4
Round Opens: 1st of November 2024
Round Closes: 31st of January 2025
Value: $1,000 to $4,000
Run By: Australian Rail Track Corporation
Funding for short-term projects and activities that contribute to local and regional prosperity, wellbeing and sustainability along the Inland Rail route.

Ski For Life - 2024 - Round 4
Round Opens: 1st of November 2024
Round Closes: 31st of January 2025
Value: Undisclosed
Run By: Ski for Life
Support projects for rural and remote communities that would benefit from awareness, promotion of mental health, wellbeing, and suicide prevention.

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program - 2024-25 - Batch 3
Opens: 3rd of October 2024 - 9:00 pm
Closes: 5th of February 2025 - 9:00 pm
Value: Up to $150,000
Run By: Department of Veterans Affairs
Supports projects that promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played, and to preserve, add to the sum knowledge on, or provide access to information about Australia’s wartime heritage.

State Heritage Emergency Works
Closes: 30th of June 2025
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Heritage NSW
Supports the protection or repairs to gazetted Aboriginal Places, items listed on the State Heritage Register, or items with a current Interim Heritage Order that have been damaged by unexpected events.

Cancer Patient Care Program
Closes: 1st of August 2025 - 2:00 pm
Value: $400,000 to $1 Million
Run By: Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Ensuring that all Australian’s living with cancer have access to high-quality and culturally safe support throughout their cancer experience.

Community Initiated Grants
Closes: 30th of December 2025 - 11:30 pm
Value: Unspecified
Run By: National Indigenous Australians Agency
Provides and avenue to present a proposal to the Agency where a need has been identified in the community and there are no other current funding avenues available.

Food Rescue Rebates
Ongoing Until Closes: 30th of June 2027 or until funding is expended
Value: Up to $2,000 per rebate
Run By: NSW Environment Protection Authority
Working to reduce good quality food suitable for human consumption from being disposed to landfill.

Ongoing

Australian Communities Foundation
Closes: Various dates
Value: Dependant on grant
Run By: Australian Communities Foundation
Supports a range of charitable organisations and projects each year. Grants are made domestically and internationally through Australian registered charitable organisations for specific projects, or for purposes that support the ongoing activities of those organisations.

CAGES Foundation Grants
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Undisclosed
Run By: CAGES Foundation
Provides funding with the intention of empowering community and creating an environment where every child has the opportunity to reach their potential.

ClubGRANTS
Closes: Various
Value: Dependant on grant applied for
Run By: Club Grants
Clubs across NSW provide support to tens of thousands of local community organisations, sporting groups, and charities that make a difference in their local area.

Community Broadcasting Foundation - Quick Response Grants
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Undisclosed
Run By: Community Broadcasting Foundation
These grants will help community broadcasters access funding for eligible projects when their regular grant rounds are closed.

Community Child Care Fund Special Circumstances Grant
Closes: Unspecified
Value: Unspecified
Run By: Australian Government Department of Education
Supports continuity of child care, in particular in disadvantaged or vulnerable communities, where service viability is affected by an unforeseen event or circumstance outside the control of the service.

Google Ad Grants
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $10,000 per month
Run By: Google
Empowers nonprofit organisations, through $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords™ advertising, to promote their missions and initiatives on Google search result pages.

IGA Community Chest
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Unspecified
Run By: IGA
Every day across the country IGA Community Chest raises funds to support local communities, charities and other worthwhile causes. It could be in response to a major event like floods or bush fires or something as simple as new soccer balls for the local under 8’s.

Matana Foundation Grants
Closes: Ongoing
Value: No specified minimum or maximum, most grants are between $1,000 and $10,000
Run By: Matana Foundation
Focuses on improving the welfare and wellbeing of young people from severely disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, or whose concerns and issues are not readily funded from other sources.

National Cultural Heritage Account
Closes: Ongoing on a case-by-case basis
Value: Up to $500,000 is available each year
Run By: Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Helps Australian public cultural organisations buy significant objects that they could not otherwise afford.

Quick Response Grants
Value: Up to $1,500
Run By: Regional Arts NSW
Offers funding for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique arts opportunities that present themselves at very short notice.

Small Environmental Grant Scheme
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: Wettenhall Environment Trust
Providing support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban.

Judith Neilson Institute Grants for Journalism
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Unspecified
Run By: Judith Neilson Institute
Provides journalists and media organisations with the resources they need to produce quality journalism and helps them cover wide-ranging topics and under-reported issues and enable them to test approaches to reach new audiences.

Regional Event Fund - Event Development Stream
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $50,000
Run By: Destination NSW
Supports events that have previously received triennial funding through the Flagship Event stream to increase overnight visitation to the event.

Capacity Building for Native Title Corporations
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $750,000 on average
Run By: National Indigenous Australians Agency
Assists native title holding corporations to generate economic benefits through the effective and sustainable management of their land.

Coopers Foundation - General Giving
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $30,000
Run By: Coopers Foundation
Aims to improve and protect the quality of life of Australians by providing support to charitable organisations.

Seniors Energy Rebate
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $200
Run By: Service NSW
A once-a-year payment for self-funded retirees to help cover the cost of their electricity.

Tertiary Access Payment
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $5,000
Run By: Services Australia
A one off payment to help eligible students with the cost of moving to study.

First Home Owner (New Homes) Grant
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $10,000
Run By: NSW Government Department of Revenue
A one-off payment is available when you buy or build a new home as your first home.

Indigenous Apprenticeships Program
Closes: Ongoing
Run By: Services Australia
A pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to start their career in the Australian Public Service.

Start Strong Community Preschools - 2023
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Based on enrolments
Run By: NSW Government Department of Education
Funding to deliver affordable quality preschool education for 3 to 5 year old children enroled in eligible community and mobile preschools

Responsible Grambling Fund - Prevention, Innovation and Technology Grants - 2023
Closes: Ongoing
Value: Up to $200,000
Run By: NSW Office of Responsible Gambling
Funding to support innovative projects that prevent and reduce gambling harm in communities across NSW.

Westpac Youth Impact Challenge
Closes: Ongoing
Run By: Westpac
Supports youth to identify a local problem and brainstorm an innovative business or social change idea to solve it.

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