Open Grant Opportunities

Be Connected Building Digital Skills

Building Digital Skills grants help organisations to start up and continue delivering their Be Connected digital literacy programs. The aim of the Building Digital Skills grants program is to enable organisations to support older Australians 50+ through free face-to-face contact (if safe to do so), either one-on-one or in small groups, to develop their digital skills and confidence, utilising the learning courses available on the Be Connected Learning site.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Good Things Foundation

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Charge Up Workplace EV Charging Grants

Charge Up Workplace EV Charging Grants are designed to make it easier and more cost effective for small to medium enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities to install EV charging equipment at their workplace. The EV chargers can be installed in the car park at your workplace to be used by employees or visitors.

Closes: 3/05/2024

Funder:
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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Community Capacity Building

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for capacity building initiatives aimed to strengthen the skills and abilities of CaLD communities to take leading roles in the development of their community. These initiatives respond to specific needs and issues identified by the community. Activities that may be supported by a Community Capacity Building grant include, but are not limited to: - participation in established community based activities - development of community capacity building activities - skills development and training activities - development of organisational governance and operational planning activities.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI)

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Community Child Care Fund - Disadvantaged and vulnerable communities grant

The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) disadvantaged and vulnerable communities grant provides funding to services to help them stay open and increase the number of children in care. This grant opportunity is available to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) approved services that meet eligibility criteria in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Closes: 8/03/2024

Funder:
Department of Education

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Community Trail Planning Grants Program

Through the Community Trail Planning Grants Program, nature enthusiasts, adventure seekers and lovers of the WA landscape can bring to life ideas for new trail experiences with grants of up to $50,000 for new community-led trail projects in Western Australia.

Closes: 11/03/2024

Funder:
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

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E-waste Infrastructure Grants Round 2

Grants are available for projects which either: support facilities to collect, manage and store e-waste, before reuse or onward reprocessing; or focus on reprocessing and recycling, including assisting businesses to purchase and install relevant equipment.

Closes: 29/03/2024

Funder:
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

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Festivals Australia Grant

Organisations can apply for funding to support arts and cultural projects that encourage community participation and audience engagement from people living in regional and remote communities in a festival or community celebration.

Closes: 18/03/2024

Funder:
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications an

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Healthway Healthy Communities Program

The Healthy Communities Program funds a range of health promotion activities and campaigns to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles for all Western Australians. Applications for innovative, sustainable health promotion projects that reach target groups outlined in the strategic plan are strongly encouraged.  Objectives: - Fund activities related to the promotion of good health in general and aligned with our strategic priorities and population groups - Support projects that aim to increase individual knowledge and skills, change behaviour, and create community and organisational policies and environments to improve health.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Healthway

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Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative – Small Network Grants

Small Network Grants are available to community organisations in regional and rural Australia to develop and deliver one-off events or initiatives to strengthen community networks and capabilities that build drought preparedness. The Small Network Grants will fund networks, community events, training initiatives, community infrastructure, development and learning initiatives that assist local people and communities to strengthen social capital and capability to prepare for future droughts. Grants are available in: – Stream 1: Grants up to a maximum of $20,000; or – Stream 2: Grants up to a maximum of $50,000 (dependent on location).

Closes: 26/03/2024

Funder:
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

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Highways and Byways Small Grants Program

Grants up to $4,000 are available to community organisations for environmentally focused projects, projects that encourage community connection and initiatives that foster Indigenous identity and cultural connections.

Closes: 15/03/2024

Funder:
Highways and Byways

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Indigenous Languages and Arts Program Grant

The Indigenous Languages and Arts Program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through Indigenous languages and arts activities. This open competitive grant opportunity is designed to support one-off Indigenous languages and arts projects.

Closes: 12/03/2024

Funder:
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications an

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Lotterywest Community Investment Framework

Lotterywest has developed a Community Investment Framework to support their vision of ‘Building a better WA together’ and to strengthen the impact achieved with the grants supported by Lotterywest and Healthway. The Community Investment Framework priority areas are: - Active Healthy People: Assisting the community to be more active and support initiatives which promote healthy lives - Protected Sustainable Ecosystems: Supporting the community to sustain and enhance our unique species and environments - Inclusive Thriving Community: Supporting the diversity of Western Australians to actively engage in community life - Connected Cultural Experiences: Bringing people together through the arts, heritage and cultural activities - Smart Innovative Society: Optimising the community’s talent and capability Lotterwest's grant investment streams are: - Grassroots and community initiatives: to help build stronger and healthier communities by supporting local activities and regional community initiatives - Developing solutions: to assist the development of solutions that will have a greater community impact - Community legacy: to invest in collaborative initiatives that will make lasting and significant change for the community

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Lotterywest

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Pay it Forward Grants

The Pay it Forward Plan (PIF) is a ConnectGroups’ small grants program available to peer Support Group members. The objective of PIF is to be a mental health early intervention and prevention initiative to: - Empower peer Support Groups to achieve positive mental health/social and emotional wellbeing outcomes for their members - Contribute to the prevention of mental distress and/or illness, and the recovery of mental health/social and emotional wellbeing for peer Support Group members, families and/or carers - Further peer Support Groups’ mental health/social and emotional wellbeing supports to their members - Promote good mental health/social and emotional wellbeing - Encourage peer Support Groups’ mission, governance, and sustainability

Closes: 15/03/2024

Funder:
ConnectGroups’

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Purple Bench Micro Grants

16 micro grants of $300+GST to assist members to sponsor a Purple Bench at their Centre. Linkwest member Centres can use these micro grants to assist with the cost of materials to transform an existing bench, or to subsidise the cost of purchasing a new bench. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Only current CRC Package and Neighbourhood Centre members of Linkwest who have not previously been awarded a Purple Bench Micro Grant are eligible to apply.

Closes: 30/04/2024

Funder:
Linkwest, EEO Equal Opportunity Specialists, Loftus Community Centre

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Rebuilding Regional Communities

From February 2022 until February 2024, a special funding stream to support communities adversely affected by the COVID pandemic is available in partnership with the Australian Government. Thanks to the Australian Government, funding is available in remote, rural and regional areas in all States and Territories. A total of $5 million will be provided nationally from 2022 to 2024 through two funding tiers: - Grants up to $10,000 (always open) for communities with fewer than 50,000 people; and - Grants up to $50,000 (no longer available)

Closes: 26/02/2024

Funder:
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

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Rio Tinto Community Giving program

The Community Giving program invites local grass-roots organisations to apply for up to $5,000 to support Western Australian communities where Rio Tinto operate and have an impact, including across the Pilbara region, Perth, Great Southern, Mid West, South West, Broome and Derby.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Rio Tinto

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Road Safety Community Grants Program

The Road Safety Community Grant Program supports the development and implementation of sustainable projects and one-off community activities that assist in promoting road safety across the state through the Road Trauma Trust Account (RTTA). There are three types of available grants: - community based events (Up to $5,000); - community based projects (Up to $25,000); and - National Road Safety Week 2024 events and yellow lighting activations (up to $5,000).

Closes: 8/03/2024

Funder:
Road Safety Commission

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Strategic Projects - Community Grants Program

Funding up to $30,000 is available for capacity building projects that benefit CaLD communities such as those from new and emerging communities, women, seniors, young people and regional communities. Projects may relate, but are not limited, to the following focus areas: - family and domestic violence prevention - parenting - employment and skills development - leadership - financial literacy - health and wellbeing - support for regional communities.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Office of Multicultural Interests (WA)

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Strengthening Rural Communities: Rebuilding Regional Communities

The Strengthening Rural Communities Rebuilding Regional Communities stream gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities. The objectives of the program are to:  - Enhance the process of recovery of remote, rural and regional communities from the COVID-19 pandemic; - Reduce social isolation and foster stronger, more resilient remote, rural and regional communities; and/or - Sustain local remote, rural and regional organisations and their work. This is the final round for the Rebuilding Regional Communities Program.

Closes: 26/02/2024

Funder:
FRRR

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Strengthening Rural Communities: Small and Vital Grants

Small and Vital grants are all about meeting an immediate small scale need within a community, or for giving a boost to a larger initiative. The Small and Vital grants provide funds of up to $10,000 for broad initiatives that strengthen local people, places, and climate solutions with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000). Applications are accepted year round and awarded quarterly.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

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Some of these grant opportunities may require Deductible Grant Recipient (DGR) status.

No DGR taxation status? No worries!
The ANHCA Public Fund for DGR has been set up specifically to assist eligible Neighbourhood Houses and Centres receive tax-deductible donations from individuals and businesses and to apply for project funding from philanthropic trusts and foundations. For further information visit the ANHCA website or give one of the team at Linkwest a call.

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