GENERAL GRANTS LIST MARCH 2019 - Noosa Shire Council

 
GENERAL GRANTS LIST MARCH 2019 - Noosa Shire Council
GENERAL GRANTS LIST
                      MARCH 2019

Community, Health and Non-profit .................................................................................................... 2
General Business, IT, Communication, Export and Trade ................................................................. 19
Sport, Events, Tourism and The Arts ................................................................................................ 37
Energy, Clean Technology, Science, Innovation and R&D................................................................. 47
Environment, Conservation, Agriculture, Exploration and Land ...................................................... 53
Education and Training..................................................................................................................... 57

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GENERAL GRANTS LIST MARCH 2019 - Noosa Shire Council
Community, Health and Non-profit
 Disaster Assistance Loans:          Non-profit organisations whose assets have been significantly damaged as a direct result
 Non-Profit organisations –          of an eligible disaster may be able to access low interest loans of up to $100,000.
 Queensland Government               What assistance is available? Concessional loans are provided to assist you to re-establish
                                     the normal operations of your organisation by covering costs such as:
 Applications are open               • repairing or replacing damaged plant and equipment
                                     •    repairing or restoring essential premises, including grounds, amenities and
                                          infrastructure
                                     •    supplying stock for us to one month to replace lost stock and maintain liquidity of the
                                          organisation
                                     The Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services has activated concessional loans for
                                     non-profit organisations in relation to the following eligible disasters:
                                     •    North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough 25 January - 14 February 2019
                                     •    Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie and Associated Rainfall and Flooding, 28 March – 6
                                          April 2017
                                     To be eligible for assistance your property must be located in one of the "defined disaster
                                     areas" for the relevant disaster (see the table on their website the the Defined Disaster
                                     Areas).
                                     http://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/current-programs/Disaster-recovery/disaster-
                                     assistance/disaster-assistance-non-profit-organisation
 Sport and Recreation Disaster       The Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program provides not-for-profit sport and
 Recovery Program –                  recreation organisations with funding to re-establish their facilities and activities after
 Queensland Government               extreme natural events, including floods, fire, cyclones and severe storms.
                                     Funding of up to $20,000 (Level 2) may be available for eligible sport and recreation
 Applications are open               organisations located in the following areas declared under the Natural Disaster Relief and
                                     Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA):
                                     • Cloncurry Shire Council
                                     •      Flinders Shire Council
                                     •      McKinlay Shire Council
                                     •      Richmond Shire Council
                                     •      Townsville City Council.
                                     Level 2 funding is for repair, restoration and mitigation support. Where Level 2 is
                                     announced as being available, applications can be submitted for up to 6 months from the
                                     date of the announcement.
                                     Funding may be available for the following items/works that assist in recovery:
                                     •      Mitigating the effect of future damage to the sport and recreation infrastructure due
                                            to a similar disaster event.
                                     •      Repairing and restoring damage to sport and recreation infrastructure that directly
                                            relates to the re-establishment of facilities.
                                     •      Replace damaged items that are not covered by Level 1 assistance to restore
                                            operations to support the delivery of sport and recreation activities.
                                     To be eligible, organisations must:
                                     • be located in an NDRRA Category A to C declared disaster affected area (depending
                                            on level of funding requested)
                                     •      be an incorporated local or regional not-for-profit organisation with a primary
                                            objective relating to sport and recreation
                                     •      be a not-for-profit racing or turf club (Level 1 funding only)
                                     It is recommended that you contact your local Sport and Recreation regional office prior
                                     to applying to discuss any enquiries.
                                     https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/disaster-recovery
 ACCAN Grants Program                ACCAN works towards a telecommunications market that is fair and inclusive for all – a
                                     market which is available, accessible and affordable.
 Applications close 22 March         With this aim, the ACCAN Grants Program funds projects which either undertake research
 2019                                on telecommunications issues, represent telecommunications consumers, or create
                                     educational tools which empower consumers to understand telecommunications
                                     products and services and make decisions in their own interests.

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It is critical that applications are framed in terms of a specific consumer problem and
                                     describe how the project addresses that problem. Projects focussing on one of the below
                                     consumer issues will be prioritised, as per Selection Criteria. Priorities have been
                                     formulated in consultation with ACCAN's stakeholders.
                                     •      Priority Theme 1 - Consumer privacy and security, especially in relation to the
                                            Internet of Things (IOT)
                                     •      Priority Theme 2 - Access to communications in regional, rurual, and remote
                                            communities, including indigenous communities
                                     •      Priority Theme 3 - Emerging technologies, for example, Accessibility for people with
                                            disabilities using Artificial Intelligence (AI)
                                     Education and Representation Stream
                                     • Applications in this stream are for work that is predominantly consumer education
                                            and/or representation focussed. The lead applicant must be from the community
                                            sector, or demonstrate strong community partnership.
                                     •      The project uses, or supplements, existing ACCAN resources;
                                     •      Applications may be for projects of any value up to $50,000;
                                     •      Applications may be for projects of any duration up to 1 year.
                                     http://accan.org.au/grants
 Aura Community Grants –             The Stockland Aura Community Grants Program encourages community groups and
 Stockland and Aura                  organisations to apply for funding for one-off cash payments to support their contribution
                                     to the local community. Funds are available for projects that support local activities and
 Applications close 22 March         services with outcomes focused in Caloundra North, Caloundra South or Glasshouse
 2019                                Country statistical areas.
                                     Applications must be for community based not for profit organisations, groups or clubs.
                                     They must deliver outcomes which meet the objectives of the Stockland Aura Community
                                     Grants Framework.
                                     The program or initiative must take place within 24 months for grants ranging from $5001
                                     to $50,000.
                                     Only one application per organisation, group, club etc. can be submitted.
                                     https://stocklandaura.good2givegrants.org/
 Community Giving Fund –             Aurizon consider themselves part of the local communities where they live and work.
 Aurizon                             While they are working on repairing the impact of the recent floods on their operations in
                                     North Queensland they also want to help local communities recover and rebuild from this
 Applications close 22 March         devastating weather event.
 2019                                They have established a special round of the Aurizon Community Giving Fund to provide
                                     cash grants to eligible charitable organisations with grants of up to $20,000.
                                     Who is eligible for a Community Appeal grant:
                                     • Cash grants are only available for projects that affect the immediate flood areas in
                                           North Queensland between Townsville and Mount Isa.
                                     •     Non-profit organisations that hold an approved deductible gift recipient (DGR) status
                                           charity (Item 1) from the Australian Tax Office. If you are unsure of your
                                           organisation’s tax status, check with your financial advisor and the Australian
                                           Government’s ABN Lookup website.
                                     •     The Aurizon Community Giving Fund is focused on the broad areas of health and
                                           wellbeing, community safety, the environment and education. All applications for an
                                           Aurizon Community Giving Fund grant must fit within at least one of these funding
                                           categories to be eligible for consideration.
                                     https://www.aurizon.com.au/community/community-giving
 Solar Communities Program –         CONFUSING DATES ALERT: Please note: the closing date in the factsheet (states
 Federal Government                  September 2019) and on the business.gov.au website lists the grant as closed. It doesn’t
                                     match with information on MP’s websites. Indigo Gold recommends contacting your local
                                     Federal MP to discuss your project and confirm the closing date – it could be as early as 22
 Expressions of Interest may
                                     March.
 possibly close between 22
 and 28 March 2019,                  The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $50 million of grants to assist
 depending on the MP’s office        businesses and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and
                                     technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills. Grants
                                     will be made available for:
                                     Community organisations - can apply for up to $12,500 and will not be required to make
                                     a co-contribution.

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Funding will support activities to help businesses and community organisations to save
                                     energy through:
                                     • equipment upgrades that reduce energy consumption - energy generation and
                                         storage projects (for example solar photovoltaic panels, batteries and solar hot
                                         water) will only be permitted for community organisations
                                     •   investment in energy and emissions monitoring and management systems to better
                                         manage energy use
                                     •   completion of energy systems assessments according to the Australian Standard or
                                         feasibility studies to investigate energy efficiency opportunities
                                     Here is the link to information about the grant – via Quilpie Shire’s website.
                                     https://quilpie.qld.gov.au/2019/03/14/eois-open-federal-government-environmental-
                                     grants/
 Primary Funding Grants -            Their primary funding stream considers long-term opportunities for community led
 CAGES Foundation                    initiatives which have the potential to create systemic change. Their primary funding
                                     stream grants are typically larger grants with a multi-year focus (mostly no less than a
 Submissions close on 31             three year commitment). They have a preference for working in partnership with
 March 2019                          organisations and their grant partnerships are built on relationships and trust.
                                     Due to the nature of these grants they usually have up to 70% of their grant monies
                                     already committed to current partners and only expect to make an additional 1-2 grants
                                     available in 2019. The process for their primary funding stream is an open enquiry round
                                     from which short-listed organisations will be invited to make a formal grant application.
                                     Funds for this round are distributed in June.
                                     Criteria:
                                     • Gifts from the primary funding stream are for large and/or long-term work involving
                                           skills transfer, infrastructure, systemic change or program development.
                                     •     Activities will be focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the first
                                           five years of life.
                                     •     We will be primarily focusing on organisations working in NSW or based on the east
                                           coast who have a national reach.
                                     •     There is a strong preference for Aboriginal controlled organisations or organisations
                                           that can demonstrate a close partnership with community and strong Aboriginal
                                           leadership.
                                     •     Any activity must be community endorsed.
                                     •     All organisations must have DGR1 tax status.
                                     http://cagesfoundation.org/how-we-work/#funding-principles
 Community Grants Scheme –           Rockhampton Regional Council is committed to supporting eligible organisations to
 Rockhampton Regional                undertake projects or events that provide economic and community development
 Council                             outcomes for the local area, and makes a funding allocation available in its budget each
                                     year.
 Round 3 applications close 25       Support is provided through the Community Assistance Program and Major Sponsorship
 March 2019                          Scheme, and may be either a cash contribution or in-kind support (for things such as use
                                     of a Council venue, additional garbage collection for an event, etc). As Council is required
                                     to account for all support provided, in-kind support is still a real cost and must be included
                                     in the total value of your application. To enable Council to assist your organisation with in-
                                     kind support you will need to provide full details of the costs of the service you require.
                                     This scheme provides financial assistance to community organisations for up to 50% (with
                                     a cap of $20,000) of the costs of projects that are capital works (including building
                                     renovations, equipment and furnishings), and will have a lasting benefit to the broad
                                     community. An organisation may only be funded for one such project per annum, and
                                     preference will be given to projects that provide for multi-purpose or multi-organisational
                                     use.
                                     https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/CommunityEvents/Grants-and-
                                     Sponsorships/Community-Assistance-Program
 Greater Charitable                  Each calendar year the Foundation will provide approximately $1million to programs,
 Foundation                          based either in NSW or South-East Queensland, which are designed to improve the life
                                     outcomes of their beneficiaries.
 Expressions of Interest close       Applicants can start preparing their Expression of Interest (EOI) form NOW – available on
 29 March 2019                       their website. Applicants can apply for funding of between $30,000 (12 month project) up
                                     to $350,000 for a two (2) to three (3) year program.

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The Greater Charitable Foundation can only fund Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR) where
                                     the “Provision for gift deductibility” is “item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income
                                     Tax Assessment Act 1997”.
                                     https://www.greater.com.au/charitable-foundation/funding/application-process
 Flying Start – Jetstar              Every day Jetstar flies thousands of people, helping unite family and friends to share
                                     special holiday experiences with their accessible and affordable fares. Their staff do their
 Applications close 31 March         very best, every day to get you where you want to go, and to ensure every Jetstar
 2019                                experience you have is as enjoyable as possible. But there are some people who need
                                     more from us than just low fares.
                                     All grants will consist of the same elements, to ensure fairness and transparency. Each
                                     grant will be worth $30,000, comprising $15,000 cash and $15,000 worth of Jetstar travel.
                                     Entry is open to not-for-profit community groups and organisations of any size, who are
                                     seeking funding to help enhance the lives of people in their local community; and can be
                                     classified into one of the following categories:
                                     • Charity
                                     •      Educational and health organisations
                                     •      Arts group or organisation
                                     •      Sporting group or organisation.
                                     Judges gather within six weeks after the closing date and select a community group or
                                     organisation to be the grant recipient. All applicants will be notified within six weeks of
                                     the applications close date each quarter and told whether or not they have been
                                     successful.
                                     Judging criteria:
                                     • The extent to which the community group or organisation is seeking funding to help
                                            enhance the lives of people in their local community in the areas of charity, health,
                                            sport, education or the arts.
                                     •      The extent to which the community group or organisation can maximise benefits to
                                            their local community with the Jetstar Flying Start grant (i.e. the extent to which they
                                            have a tangible project or activity in mind to utilise the grant).
                                     •      The extent to which the project or activity will celebrate and highlight the work of the
                                            community group or organisation and help boost the profile and strength of the
                                            group for the future within twelve months of the grant being awarded.
                                     https://www.jetstar.com/au/en/flyingstart
 Local Community Events –            Supports organisations in delivering events for benefit of the local community. These
 Cairns Regional Council             events enrich residents' lives and celebrate important occasions. do not usually attract
                                     visitors from outside of town specially for the event. The grants cover cash and/or in kind
 Round 11 applications close         minimum of $3,000 to maximum of $15,000.
 31 March 2019                       *Note: Events must commence and be completed within the eligible event date period.
                                     Council’s Community grant program supports community based groups and organisations
                                     which provide programs, activities, events and programs that enrich the diversity of
                                     cultural, social, sport and economic development opportunities available to the residents
                                     and businesses located in the Cairns region.
                                     Local Events should:
                                     •      Drive community and social outcomes to enhance the overall quality of life in local
                                            communities
                                     •      Drive future growth and financial sustainability
                                     •      Contribute to the region’s balanced portfolio of community, arts & cultural and
                                            sporting events
                                     •      Generate key economic outcomes
                                     •      Showcase the importance of events for local communities and businesses
                                     •      Support events that benefit charities or other worthwhile causes
                                     •      Celebrate the rich traditions of communities and the importance of these to the
                                            Cairns region
                                     It is recommended that you read the guidelines from the website as it details relevant
                                     tiers for events, critical to eligibility.
                                     http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/payments/grants
 Mazda Foundation                   Mazda are dedicated to enriching Australian communities. Fostering a spirit of community
                                    involvement, the foundation supports a broad range of charitable projects with assistance
 Applications close 31 March        and funding. The Foundation has two priorities:
 2019                               •    Children with physical and/or mental disabilities

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•     Elderly people suffering mental disabilities.
                                    If lodging a Project Notification form, please note that:
                                    •     the project must fall within the Foundation’s nominated priority areas;
                                    •     the organisation must be an eligible recipient under the Income Tax Assessment Act
                                    •     the project must be consistent with the broader aims and objectives of the
                                          Foundation (published on this website); and all areas of the attached form must be
                                          completed.
                                    •     The Foundation will acknowledge receipt of the Project Notification form, but this
                                          should not be seen as in any way indicating that the request for consideration will
                                          progress further.
                                    http://mazdafoundation.org.au/
 Community Projects Grant –         The Community Project Grant is available for applications from eligible not-for-profit
 Noosa Council                      organisations that demonstrate a need for funding for:
                                    • Events - Community based festivals or events that bring residents together (beyond
 Round 11 applications close 3          organisations’ membership base), including cultural, sports, environmental or
 April 2019                             community festivals.
                                    • Projects/programs – Projects, purchases of equipment or programs that respond to a
                                        specific opportunity or need within the community or contribute to reducing the
                                        community’s greenhouse gas emissions. Ongoing projects or programs may be funded
                                        for a maximum of three years
                                    •     Building work or infrastructure improvement projects.
                                    Eligibility - Not-for-profit organisations (see Section 17 Definitions) that are legally
                                    structured as:
                                    •     an incorporated association
                                    •     a company limited by guarantee
                                    •     an Indigenous corporation (registered with the Officer of the Register of Indigenous
                                          Corporations (ORIC)) or
                                    •     a co-operative.
                                    https://www.noosa.qld.gov.au/council-grants#Projects_Grant
 Dreams For A Better World –        Sunsuper's community grants are available to give you the leg up, a helping hand to make
 Sunsuper                           your dream a reality. If your not-for-profit organisation or community group dreams of
                                    helping to create brighter futures for Australians or a more active community or support
 Round 1 applications close 5       others to live better they want to hear about it. There are three rounds for community
 April 2019                         grants and each round has a different theme. If your dream fits the criteria and is eligible
                                    apply for your chance to receive up to $50,000 in grants to help a cause close to your
                                    heart.
                                    Round 1: Better Living
                                    They're looking for dreams that improve the lives or living standards of other Australians.
                                    It may be a community development program to create more affordable housing or help
                                    our ageing population or new-comers to Australia. Or your dream may help kids and
                                    families in need or simply create a better environment for a more sustainable world.
                                    Dream big and tell them how your not-for-profit organisation can help others live better.
                                    https://dreamsforabetterworld.com.au/community-grants
 Major Community Activity –         Financial assistance of up to $15,000 is available for a Community Activity delivered by a
 Hinchinbrook Shire Council         not-for-profit committee/club/group which has previously held a Community Activity.
                                    Characteristics include:
 Current round of applications      •    Have previously held a Community Activity within 5+ years
 open 25 March and close 8          •    Entrance fee usually charged, some free entry
 April 2019                         •    Minimum of 2,000 attendees
                                    •    Minimum of event of Community Activity is one day/night, eight hours, several
 For assistance or event date            events within the program
 between 1 July and 30              •    Marketing activity being a mix of Shire and wider communities.
 September 2019                     https://www.hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au/community-environment/grants-and-funding/
 Grand Challenges:                   They seek proposals that apply an emerging technology – or a combination of emerging
 Explorations Round 23 – Bill        technologies – for new and potentially transformative solutions in global health priority
 & Melinda Gates Foundation          areas. For background on the priority areas funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates
                                     foundation, read the summaries of the strategies being employed by the teams within the
 Round 23 applications close         global health division at the Gates foundation.
 10 April 2019 (11:30 am US          Awards of $100,000 USD are made in Phase I. Phase I awardees have one opportunity to
 Pacific Daylight Time)              apply for a follow-on Phase II award of up to $1,000,000 USD.

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A few of the many options they consider include (but are not limited to):
                                    • Artificial intelligence for image analysis of human patients
                                    •    Materials science for the design of laboratory model systems enabling investigation
                                         of new aspects of disease mechanisms or response to therapy, or enabling high-
                                         throughput screening assays
                                    •    Wearable sensors
                                    •    Synthetic biology approaches to develop highly sensitive diagnostics
                                    •    Nanotechnology for the creation of sensitive and specific biosensors
                                    •    Microscopy for intravital imaging of organ systems
                                    •    Augmented reality to improve the quality of patient care
                                    •    Virtual reality to simulate host-pathogen interactions
                                    •    Geospatial mapping
                                    •    Robotics to enable new drug screening systems
                                    •    DNA sequencing combined with data analytical methods
                                    https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/emerging-technologies-new-solutions-global-
                                    health-priority-areas-round-23
 Ian Potter Foundation              Expressions of Interest will be accepted for the following areas:
                                    Community Wellbeing for projects/travel after 20 September 2019
 Expressions of Interest for        To alleviate need, our Community Wellbeing program supports organisations delivering
 Round 2 open 25 March and          early intervention programs in the community such as:
 close 17 April 2019                •    transitioning from detention under the justice system
                                    •    reducing long-term unemployment with a focus on youth
                                    •    assisting families at risk of, or experiencing, family violence to improve financial skills
                                         and maintain suitable, safe accommodation.
                                    Proposals for collaborative, multi-year projects are encouraged, as well as those that
                                    share knowledge gained with the broader sector. In general, the recommended minimum
                                    grant amount is $100,000.
                                    They encourage all organisations to apply regardless of their size; in the case of small
                                    projects, the award can be of small amounts over multiple years, i.e., $35,000 a year for
                                    three years.
                                    Education projects/travel after 20 September 2019
                                    •    To support innovative programs delivered to young children (ages 0–8) that aim to
                                         improve school readiness (as measured by the AEDC) and/or foster parental
                                         engagement in their children's learning
                                    •    To support the development of evidence and shared measurement tools for the early
                                         childhood sector.
                                    The Foundation only considers grant applications in excess of $100,000 in this program
                                    area. Collaborative, multi-year initiatives are encouraged.
                                    Applications targeting children with high levels of developmental vulnerability will be
                                    prioritised.
                                    Environment & Conservation for projects/travel after 20 September 2019
                                    The program considers large grants (over $100,000) within two themes:
                                    •    fostering biodiversity
                                    •    water and/or land management.
                                    Projects that have a strong volunteer component, work with multiple stakeholders,
                                    promote sustainable approaches to agriculture and/or incorporate a strong science
                                    underpinning will be viewed more favourably.
                                    Science for projects/travel after 20 September 2019
                                    To support high quality scientific research programs led by post-doc researchers with
                                    preference for research relating to the fields of environmental science and renewable
                                    energy.
                                    The recommended minimum amount is $100,000 (this may be spread across several
                                    years). The Foundation does not award single year grants.
                                    https://www.ianpotter.org.au/funding-rounds/
 Community Grants – Port of          This grant round will support Indigenous Australians to establish new Indigenous
 Brisbane                            Protected Areas. The Government will invest more than $12 million to establish new
                                     Indigenous Protected Areas across the country, to strengthen Indigenous employment in
 Applications close 30 April         remote communities. Each Indigenous Protected Area project will start with a
 2019                                consultation stage. This stage involves Indigenous-led discussion and planning processes
                                     amongst Traditional Owners and others and includes the development of a management
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Following the consultation stage, Traditional Owners can choose to formally dedicate their
                                    land, or land and sea, as an Indigenous Protected Area under the National Reserve
                                    System. The dedication stage involves managing the IPA in accordance with the approved
                                    management plan.
                                    Estimated Grant Value: From $230,000.00 to $320,000.00
                                    Activities eligible for funding will include activities which support consultation on
                                    proposed IPAs, dedication of IPAs, and management of dedicated IPAs.
                                    Eligibility:
                                    • The proposed IPA must include some Land Owned or Controlled by Indigenous
                                          Traditional Owners and not currently in the National Reserve System.
                                    •     If the Application is not being submitted by an entity with legal authority for
                                          representing the Traditional Owners, you must demonstrate support of the
                                          Traditional Owners to develop an IPA.
                                    Further Program eligibility requirements can be found in Section 4 of the Grant
                                    Guidelines.
                                    https://www.environment.gov.au/land/indigenous-protected-areas/new-ipa-program
 Indigenous Protected Areas –       This grant round will support Indigenous Australians to establish new Indigenous
 Australian Government              Protected Areas. The Government will invest more than $12 million to establish new
                                    Indigenous Protected Areas across the country, to strengthen Indigenous employment in
 Applications close 30 April        remote communities. Each Indigenous Protected Area project will start with a
 2019                               consultation stage. This stage involves Indigenous-led discussion and planning processes
                                    amongst Traditional Owners and others and includes the development of a management
                                    plan.
                                    Following the consultation stage, Traditional Owners can choose to formally dedicate their
                                    land, or land and sea, as an Indigenous Protected Area under the National Reserve
                                    System. The dedication stage involves managing the IPA in accordance with the approved
                                    management plan.
                                    Estimated Grant Value: From $230,000.00 to $320,000.00
                                    Activities eligible for funding will include activities which support consultation on
                                    proposed IPAs, dedication of IPAs, and management of dedicated IPAs.
                                    Eligibility:
                                    • The proposed IPA must include some Land Owned or Controlled by Indigenous
                                          Traditional Owners and not currently in the National Reserve System.
                                    •     If the Application is not being submitted by an entity with legal authority for
                                          representing the Traditional Owners, you must demonstrate support of the
                                          Traditional Owners to develop an IPA.
                                    Further Program eligibility requirements can be found in Section 4 of the Grant
                                    Guidelines.
                                    https://www.environment.gov.au/land/indigenous-protected-areas/new-ipa-program
 Tackling Tough Times               The Tackling Tough Times Together grant program helps communities access the
 Together – Foundation for          resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.
 Rural & Regional Renewal           Grants of up to $20,000 are now available across most of Queensland (see Guidelines for
                                    eligible Council areas). A smaller number of grants valued at up to $60,000 and $150,000
 Round 13 closes 30 April           are also available for larger-scale and multi-year projects that have a broader impact
 2019                               (different criteria apply – see the website for more). Applications will be accepted on an
                                    ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.
                                    Objectives:
                                    •     Reduce social isolation by facilitating strong social cohesion and connection;
                                    •     Support and engage the community in leadership development and skills training;
                                    •     Support opportunities for social and educational participation and address
                                          disadvantage caused by the drought, for children and young people;
                                    •     Reduce volunteer fatigue and build the capacity, capability and sustainability of local
                                          not-for-profit organisations to provide support to their communities, particularly
                                          where they are playing an increased role during the drought; and
                                    •     Support local economic recovery or renewal through projects that stimulate
                                          economic activity and cash-flow within communities.
                                    Who can apply?
                                    •     Community groups and not-for-profit organisations with an ABN or Incorporation
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•    The program has a strong preference to support grassroots organisations based in
                                         drought-affected regions over those delivering services to, but not based in affected
                                         regions. Projects led by local communities will be given strong preference.
                                    •    Please note no specific tax status is required.
                                    •    Groups with outstanding final reports are not eligible to apply unless a time
                                         extension has been granted. We encourage groups to complete their final reports so
                                         that they can then apply.
                                    •    Projects must be located in and benefit a drought-affected region.
                                    https://www.frrr.org.au/grants/tackling_tough_times_together
 Good For Good Community            A Queensland Country Good for Good Community Grant project is a project that makes a
 Grants – Queensland Country        practical difference to the lives of people in Queensland communities. They’re looking to
 Credit Union                       support projects that enable people to participate, experience, grow, learn, reach out,
                                    connect, make a difference and be safe.
 Applications close 3 May           Queensland Country Good for Good Community Grants are a monetary grant of between
 2019                               $5000 and $30,000 that are awarded from a pool of $100,000 to eligible not-for-profit
                                    community organisations.
                                    In the spirit of paying it forward, our Queensland Country Good for Good Community
                                    Grant recipients partner with them to fundraise 10% of their approved grant amount on
                                    behalf of our Charity Partner, Ronald McDonald House North Australia or Ronald
                                    McDonald House South East Queensland Chapters.
                                    That really is good for good.
                                    To be eligible to apply for a grant your organisation must:
                                    •    Be a current Member of Queensland Country Credit Union Limited
                                    •    Be a not-for-profit organisation with an ABN
                                    •    Be committed to fundraising 10% of the awarded grant amount for Ronald McDonald
                                         House Charities during the grant period
                                    •    Agree to provide permanent public recognition at the location of the project in the
                                         form of a sign or equivalent (the cost of the sign is to be included in the grant amount
                                         requested)
                                    •    Propose a project that falls into one of the following categories:
                                         o sport and recreation
                                         o health
                                         o education
                                         o environment
                                         o arts, culture and heritage
                                    https://www.qccu.com.au/community/good-for-good-community-grants/
 Community Heritage Grants –         The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants of up to $15,000 to
 National Library of Australia       community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical
                                     societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups. The grants are provided to assist with the
 Applications close 6 May            preservation of locally owned, but nationally significant collections of materials that are
 2019                                publicly accessible including artefacts, letters, diaries, maps, photographs, and audio
                                     visual material.
                                     The types of projects supported include
                                     •    significance assessments of collections
                                     •    preservation needs assessments of collections
                                     •    conservation activities and collection management, and
                                     •    training workshops.
                                     https://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/chg
 Community Assistance                Each Council financial year, a fixed amount of funding, as determined by Council, will be
 Grants: Special Projects –          allocated to the Special Projects Grants program. The Special Projects Grant program will
 Whitsunday Regional Council         be open to all incorporated not for profit clubs wishing to undertake one-off projects or
                                     events that fall outside the normal operations of the club. Grants up to $20,000 may be
 Round 3 applications close 17       available.
 May 2019                            The criteria and acquittal for this grant program will be more specific to the project
                                     (please refer to the Application Form). Clubs that can apply for RADF will be eligible for
                                     this grant. In the event the funds for this program are exhausted in a financial year, the
                                     program will be closed for the remainder of that year. Funding levels for future years will
                                     be at the discretion of Council.
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•    Projects which include services or activities that are the responsibility of a
                                         government body, or that the applicant organisation or another organisation is
                                         already funded to deliver
                                    •    Projects which are political in nature or incorporate political activities
                                    •    Projects being delivered before grants are awarded – projects are not funded
                                         retrospectively
                                    https://www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au/556/Community-Assistance-Grants
 BMA Local Buying                   This program aims to enhance the economic sustainability of communities within BMA’s
 Community Foundation               operational footprint and the broader Bowen Basin region via small grants (typically less
                                    than $25,000).
                                     To apply for LBF funding in Queensland, submissions must meet the following criteria:
 Round 2 closes 31 May 2019          •     the project must benefit businesses in targeted areas (Qld - Central Highlands, Isaac
                                           or Mackay regions)
                                     •     the submission is not for a commercial business grant or not to be considered to be
                                           similar to a commercial business grant
                                     •     the project has not already occurred and funds are not being sought retrospectively
                                     •     all other criteria as outlined in the Qld LBF Public Guidelines.
                                     In addition to being aligned with the objectives of the Foundation, programs, projects and
                                     initiatives will be assessed according to criteria which will include: impact; sustainability;
                                     cost effectiveness; alignment and practicality; project agility and flexibility.
                                     http://www.localbuyingfoundation.com.au/
 Gambling Community Benefit          The fund allocates funding to not-for-profit community groups to enhance their capacity
 Fund – Department of Justice        to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.
                                     Applications can be submitted for funding between $500 and a maximum of $35,000
 Round 101 will close on 31          (including GST). If the cost of any item is more than the approved amount, it is the
 May 2019                            organisation’s responsibility to fund the difference.
                                     All organisations must:
                                     • have not-for-profit objectives
                                     •     be community based
                                     •     and be registered (have a business partner number) with CBFU as a legal entity or
                                           sponsored organisation prior to submitting an application form.
                                     Organisations must be one of the following: 1. Incorporated or registered by an Act of
                                     Parliament (other than those listed below); 2. A sponsored organisation applying through
                                     an organisation Incorporated or registered by an Act of Parliament; 3. Local Ambulance
                                     Committee, Rural Fire Brigade or State Emergency Service Group applying as a sponsored
                                     organisation through the Department of Community Safety or relevant department as
                                     their legal entity.
                                     OLGR has launched a new, user-friendly online grants portal that allows you to:
                                     • access the portal from most devices and operating systems
                                            o browsers - Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox
                                            o devices - Windows and Apple compatible tablets, PC, laptop (not smartphones)
                                     • use your unique organisation number or organisation name and password to login
                                           and manage your registration details
                                     • apply for grants online (no more PDF readers and emails required)
                                     • check the status of your application in real-time and view your application history
                                     • submit your acquittals online (including applying for extensions to acquittal due
                                           dates, submitting variations to approved items and checking for un-acquitted funds).
                                     http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/corporate/sponsorships-and-grants/grants/community-
                                     benefit-funding-programs
 Sustainable Giving Initiative –     The Coopers Brewery Foundation has introduced an annual Sustainable Giving initiative to
 Coopers Foundation                  run in conjunction with our general giving program. Under the initiative, an eligible
                                     organisation will be selected and awarded $50,000 a year for three years, providing it
 Expressions of Interest open        with a total of $150,000. The program is designed to provide long-term certainty for the
 1 April and close 1 June 2019       successful organisation.
                                     The focus areas for the Sustainable Giving initiative for 2019 is Youth Education.
                                     Funding can only be provided to organisations with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Item 1
                                     endorsement by the Australian Tax Office. Proof of your organisation’s DGR status must
                                     accompany your Expression of Interest form. Only one application per organisation/DGR
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considered if they fit the Foundation’s focus for that year. It is desirable that projects have
                                     ongoing benefits.
                                     https://coopers.com.au/foundation/apply-for-funding
 Queensland Destination             The QDEP offers two funding options for regional events:
 Events Program – Tourism           •    Destination Event funding – single year funding for developing events seeking growth
 and Events Queensland                   ($10,000 - $25,000 per year)
                                    •    Significant Event funding – single year or up to three years of funding for events that
 Applications for Round 13               can demonstrate a strong track record of growth or growth potential ($25,000 -
 close 26 June 2019 for                  $100,000 per year).
 eligible event dates: January      How the funding can be used
 2020 to January 2021               •    Marketing costs
                                    •    Strategic plan development
                                    •    Engagement of short-term specialised personnel
                                    •    Hire of temporary infrastructure
                                    Eligibility criteria
                                    To be eligible to apply for funding through the QDEP, an event must meet the following
                                    key objectives:
                                    Destination event funding
                                    •    The event must take place wholly within Queensland
                                    •    You must be able to demonstrate the historical size of the event in terms of:
                                         Audience; Spectator numbers; Participant numbers, and/or Media profile
                                    •    The applicant must be able to demonstrate the event's capacity to grow against the
                                         baseline
                                    Significant event funding
                                    In addition to the criteria for Destination Event funding, events seeking Significant Event
                                    funding must meet the following criteria:
                                    •    The event must have received a minimum of one year of support under the
                                         Destination Event program and have met all the requirements as outlined in the
                                         contract
                                    •    The event must provide a recent report showing evidence of the total number of
                                         event attendees (including participants and spectators), specifically detailing the
                                         breakdown and number of visitors from outside the region; this information must be
                                         independently gathered and reported, or independently verified
                                    •    The event must present a strong opportunity for Queensland and demonstrate
                                         extensive recognition outside the region in which it is held in terms of visitation
                                         and/or media profile.
                                    For more information on eligibility, funding uses, funding conditions, and the application
                                    process please click the following link: QDEP Funding Guidelines.
                                    http://teq.queensland.com/en-AU/Events/Events-Support/Queensland-Destination-
                                    Events-Program
 Catalyst Fund – Roddenberry        The Catalyst Fund awards small grants for early-stage, innovative, and unconventional
 Foundation                         ideas that address urgent challenges. They’re looking for ideas that challenge our
                                    thinking, that compel us to see a problem in a new light; and whose creativity and
 Program will be back in            imagination redefine notions of what can be done and how.
 Spring 2019                        The Fund makes grants (anyone, anywhere can apply) between $2,500 - $15,000. They
                                    don’t limit themselves to any one issue, rather they search across issues to identify
                                    opportunities where innovation is needed to address an urgent challenge. Projects that
                                    are small in scope, limited in scale, or are not innovative in some way are unlikely to be
                                    funded.
                                    The Fund accepts applications on a continuous basis with no deadlines. There is no limit to
                                    the number of projects they’ll support in any given year.
                                    From time to time they will post a request for proposals for a specific problem they find
                                    particularly compelling or underfunded.
                                    http://roddenberryfoundation.org/our-work/the-catalyst-fund/
 Dreams For A Better World –        Dream big and you could receive a grant to help your business address local issues like
 Sunsuper                           housing affordability, unemployment, sustainability, mental health issues or even help
                                    boost your local economy.
 Applications close 2 August        As long as your dream has a direct positive impact on an Australian community they want
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So if you've been dreaming of starting a project or need more resources to get the job
                                     done, a small business grant could be the helping hand your local business needs to make
                                     a lasting and positive change in your community.
                                     Follow the links to apply and tell them about your business, your community, your dream
                                     and how $15,000 would help make a difference.
                                     https://dreamsforabetterworld.com.au/
 Maker Projects Stream B –          Maker Projects aims to foster creativity and inquiry based learning in Australian schools
 Australian Government              and communities through the establishment of STEM-related events and education
                                    activities delivered in partnership with industry for youth under 18 years of age. These will
 Applications will close when       build capability and leverage off the skills gained by organisations who have previously
 funding for 2018/19 is             participated in delivering innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise focused education
 exhausted                          activities for young people (Stream B).
                                    It provides organisations with a one-off matched funding grant from $5,000 to $20,000 to
                                    support the delivery of industry-partnered STEM events and activities to youth under 18
                                    years of age.
                                    The program is expected to be extremely popular and likely to be well subscribed, so
                                    submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
                                    They will process applications in the order they are received. they will close applications
                                    when the funding for this year runs out.
                                    You can only receive one grant over the life of this programme element.
                                    To be eligible, you must have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be one of the
                                    following:
                                    •    an entity incorporated in Australia
                                    •    an incorporated not for profit organisation
                                    •    a publicly funded research organisation.
                                    https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/inspiring-australia-science-engagement/maker-
                                    projects-stream-b
 Drought Communities                The Drought Communities Programme (DCP) supports communities in the most drought-
 Programme – Australian             affected regions of Australia.
 Government                         Funding is available to eligible councils for local infrastructure projects and other drought-
                                    relief activities. Project funding is intended to provide short-term support, including by
 Applications close 30 June         boosting local employment and procurement, and addressing social and community
 2019                               needs.
                                    On 19 August 2018, the Australian Government announced it would boost the Drought
                                    Communities Programme by $75 million and provide initial support of $1 million to 60
                                    eligible councils in 2018-19.
                                    Eligible councils are able to select projects that provide the greatest support to their
                                    communities, including infrastructure and other activities. Projects must be in addition to
                                    the normal planned activities of the council. Further guidance will be available in the
                                    program guidelines.
                                    Eligible Queensland Councils are:
                                    Balonne, Barcaldine, Barcoo, Blackall Tambo, Bulloo, Boulia, Diamantina, Flinders,
                                    Goondiwindi, Lockyer Valley, Longreach, Maranoa, McKinlay, Murweh, Paroo, Richmond,
                                    Quilpie, Somerset, South Burnett, Southern Downs, Toowoomba and Winton.
                                    Projects could include:
                                    •     Employing local contractors to undertake repairs and maintenance
                                    •     Upgrading or building new community facilities
                                    •     Holding events and undertaking drought-relief activities
                                    •     Carting potable water into communities for drinking and bathing.
                                    http://regional.gov.au/regional/programs/drought-communities.aspx
 Queensland Veterans’               The Queensland Government, through the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, has
 Memorial grants program –          established the Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program to encourage and assist
 Queensland Government              Queensland veterans’ groups and other organisations in the creation, upkeep and
                                    conservation of monuments, memorials and public memorial sites acknowledging
 Round 2 applications open 13       Queensland veterans’ contributions.
 May and close 20 October           The Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program provides funding of up to $30,000
 2019                               (ex GST) per application.
                                    The following organisations are eligible to apply:
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•     incorporated associations or bodies
                                    •     corporations operating on a not-for-profit basis
                                    •     site or memorial custodians who are not ineligible entities.
                                    All applicant organisations must:
                                    •     operate on a not-for-profit basis
                                    •     possess a valid Australian Business Number (ABN)
                                    •     be seeking funding.
                                    https://anzac100.initiatives.qld.gov.au/grants/
 Energy Efficient Communities       The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $50 million of grants to assist
 Program – Australian               businesses and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and
 Government                         technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills. Grants
                                    will be made available for:
 Applications open 1                Community organisations - can apply for up to $12,500 and will not be required to make
 September 2019 and close           a co-contribution.
 January 2020                       Small businesses can apply for up to $20,000 and will not be required to make a co-
                                    contribution.
 More details will be posted        Businesses that consume large amounts of energy each year (over 0.05 petajoules) can
 when the program opens for         apply for up to $25,000 and will be required to contribute matched funding.
 applications                       Funding will support activities to help businesses and community organisations to save
                                    energy through:
                                    • equipment upgrades that reduce energy consumption - energy generation and
                                          storage projects (for example solar photovoltaic panels, batteries and solar hot
                                          water) will only be permitted for community organisations
                                    •     investment in energy and emissions monitoring and management systems to better
                                          manage energy use
                                    •     completion of energy systems assessments according to the Australian Standard or
                                          feasibility studies to investigate energy efficiency opportunities
                                    https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-programs/energy-efficient-
                                    communities-program
 Australian Communities             Each year, ACF makes hundreds of grants to support charitable organisations and projects
 Foundation                         all around the country and internationally. They recommend that proposals are between
                                    1-4 pages and include an overview of:
 Requests can be submitted at       •     Your organisation
 any time                           •     The issue being addressed
                                    •     The project / The impact or expected outcomes of the project
                                    •     The amount of funding you are seeking.
                                    ACF only makes grants to organisations with the following Australian Taxation Office
                                    endorsements:
                                    •     TCC – Tax Concession Charity status
                                    •     DGR – Deductible Gift Recipient Item 1 of the table in Section 30-15 of the Income
                                          Tax Assessment Act (1997)
                                    The Grants Team reviews funding proposals fortnightly. If eligible the proposal will be
                                    flagged for inclusion in a donor newsletter. Organisations will only be notified if a donor
                                    expresses interest in their proposal.
                                    Due to the high volume of requests we are only able to accept two funding requests per
                                    organisation per calendar year. To speak to their Grants Team, call (03) 9412 0412 or
                                    email admin@communityfoundation.org.au
                                    http://www.communityfoundation.org.au/
 Brighter Futures:                  Brighter Futures supports the sustainable development of communities in their
 Partnerships – Arrow Energy        operational footprint. These communities of interest include: Bowen Basin, Surat Basin
                                    and the Gladstone region.
 Applications for larger scale      In addition to this, applicants must be: incorporated and be not-for-profit. Their program
 funding are accepted               supports three areas of community interest:
 throughout the year                •    Health and safety: improving the safety, healthy lifestyles and liveability of the
                                         community
                                    •    Education: building sustainable learning and employment opportunities
                                    •    Environment: Increasing awareness of the environment around us.
                                    The program also places significant importance on the inclusion of Indigenous projects
                                    and initiatives. No specific amounts are mentioned.
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•    large scale investments to support community development
                                    •    mitigates Arrow's social impacts and builds capacity in the regions
                                    •    creates long-term shared value opportunities.
                                    http://www.arrowenergy.com.au/community/brighter-futures
 Carnegie Corporation of New        Carnegie Corporation of New York, which Andrew Carnegie (1835–1919) established in
 York                               1911 “to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding,” is
                                    one of the oldest and most influential of American grant making foundations. It provides
 Letters of Inquiry can be          many millions of dollars in funding projects in the USA and around the world with
 made at any time                   programs relevant to Australia being:
                                    •    Education
                                    •    Democracy
                                    •    International Peace and Security
                                    •    Special Projects.
                                    Grants listed on the website range from approximately $15,000 up to more than $1M in
                                    some cases. It would be important to review the awarded grants before considering
                                    applying.
                                    Only full proposals that have been invited for submission will be considered. After a letter
                                    of inquiry has been reviewed, applicants may be invited via email to submit a full
                                    proposal. They do not fund:
                                    •    Individuals
                                    •    Endowments, buildings or fundraising drives, including fundraising dinners
                                    •    Political campaigns, to support political activities or to lobby for or against particular
                                         pieces of legislation
                                    •    Existing deficits
                                    •    Scholarships
                                    •    Churches or other religious organisations.
                                    https://www.carnegie.org/grants/
 Community Events Funding –          The Events Funding Program is designed to build relationships with community groups
 Logan City Council                  and organisations to provide events for the benefit of Logan residents and visitors to the
                                     region, whilst enhancing the city's image.
 Applications accepted each          Each year, Council provides financial and/or in-kind support for a wide range of events,
 month                               programs and initiatives that celebrate what it means to live in Logan, and that help build
                                     a sense of belonging and pride in our city.
                                     In supporting grassroots community events and programs, Council is looking for
                                     opportunities that complement the corporate events program and which reflect and
                                     celebrate our community’s diversity, energy and creativity.
                                     Funding limits are not listed in the guidelines.
                                     http://www.logan.qld.gov.au/community-support/grants/events-and-festivals
 Community Grants – Gandel          Gandel Philanthropy awards grants to community organisations to meet both the
 Philanthropy                       immediate as well as long-term needs within the Australian and Jewish community, in a
                                    number of clearly defined Areas of Interest. These grants are allocated up to a maximum
 Rolling program with               amount of $40,000. They are generally envisaged as one-off grants aimed at providing
 applications accepted              support for a defined program or part of a program.
 throughout the year                They are mainly intended for smaller community organisations, however any eligible
                                    organisation can apply for support for programs or services within one of the specified
                                    Areas of Interest:
                                    •    Arts & Culture
                                    •    Education
                                    •    Health & Medical Research
                                    •    Community Development
                                    •    Social Cohesion & Inclusion
                                    •    Poverty & Disadvantage.
                                    Community Grants will be allocated in both the traditional and new areas of interest,
                                    reflecting our wish to explore and learn about the needs in a range of sectors in the
                                    community. These areas of interest may continue to evolve.
                                    Additional details related to eligibility, descriptions of Areas of Interest, the application
                                    process, exclusions and other relevant information are contained in the Community
                                    Grants Grant Guidelines document.
                                    http://www.gandelphilanthropy.org.au/grant-information/grant-levels-and-areas-of-
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