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Funding opportunities closing in Feb 2024 - Apply now

State: Australia-wide

Grant name: Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants - Round 3

Amount available: $180,000/annum for two years

Deadline: 20 February 2023

The SARC - IC Grants will focus on supporting people of working age (15 to 64 years) in geographic areas of high socio-economic disadvantage across all states and territories.

The objectives of SARC - IC Grants are to:

  • support young people 12 to 18 years who are disengaged, or at risk of disengaging, from education to reconnect with their community, school, training and/or employment

  • support people with disabilities and/or mental health issues to participate in the community, and work towards becoming or remaining independent and engaged in the economy and/or society

  • support women who experience, or are at risk of experiencing isolation or discrimination to participate in the community and/or economy and increase their self-agency

  • support people who are unemployed to increase participation in their community and/or increase their capacity to engage in employment, training, or existing employment services.

State: ACT

Grant name: Disability Inclusion Grants Amount available: up to $20,000 Deadline: 27 February 2024

The 2023-24 Disability Inclusion Grant Program will prioritise funding projects that will –

  • Reduce or remove barriers to access and inclusion eg physical, attitudinal, and/or communication;

  • Enable greater participation in community life for people with disability;

  • Include people with disability in the planning and implementation.

  • Result in meaningful improvements with a broad reach benefiting many people with disability in the ACT community.

State: NSW

Grant name: Stronger Together - Safe Places for Faith Communities Program

Amount available: up to $250,000

Deadline: 15 February 2024

The Safe Places for Faith Communities Program provides grant funding for places of worship and other eligible places where faith communities gather regularly.

The program aims to enable faith communities to:

  • Come together safely to profess, practice and maintain their faith and religious heritage

  • Reduce the risk of harm to people or damage to property

  • Build community resilience, wellbeing and cohesion.

State: QLD

Grant name: Community-based Crime action grants

Amount available: up to $75,000

Deadline: 2 February 2024

Grants of $5,000 to $75,000 will be available for short-term, culturally responsive, community-based projects that respond to the causes of youth crime, based on identified local needs and service system gaps.

Complementing existing local responses and knowledge, the Community-based Crime Action grants will support practical solutions to:

  • reduce youth crime and re-offending

  • enhance community safety

  • improve early intervention and prevention services for at-risk youth

  • help young people involved in the youth justice system to

  • build positive relationships and participation in their community

  • improve their health outcomes

  • engage with education and training to increase life and work skills.

State: SA

Grant name: SA Youth Action Plan - Youth Mental Wellbeing Grant

Amount available: up to $15,000

Deadline: 5 February 2024

The SA YAP – Youth Mental Wellbeing grants will support young people by:

  • Building the resilience and mental wellbeing for young people aged 12-25 years. 

  • Providing local, community-based, peer-to-peer mental health and wellbeing support that addresses service gaps and is accessible for all young people.

State: WA

Grant name: Youth Engagement Grants

Amount available: $10,000

Deadline: 2 February 2024

The objectives of the Youth Engagement Grants Program are to:

  • Develop the knowledge, confidence and skills young people need to be actively involved in community life and to respond to issues impacting on their lives.

  • Provide opportunities for young people to learn and develop life skills to help them to achieve their goals.

  • Promote and/or create environments and accessible services and programs to keep young people well and promote lifelong healthy lifestyles.

State: TAS

Grant name: 26TEN Workplace Grants

Amount available: $50,000

Deadline: 16 February 2024

26TEN Workplace grants support employers and peak bodies to run projects to improve literacy and numeracy of Tasmanian workers (paid and volunteers). Projects can include improving all aspects of workplace communication by, for example:

  • improving the reading, writing and maths skills of employees so they can do their jobs better

  • training employees to write work documents in plain English

  • training supervisors and managers to support employees with low literacy

State: VIC

Grant name: Creative Projects Fund

Amount available: $20,000

Deadline: 1 February 2024

The Creative Projects Fund seeks to support professional artists, creative practitioners, groups/collectives and creative micro to small organisations with short-term funding to develop and/or launch work that defines and represents Victoria’s cultural identity and breaks new ground.

If you would like to discuss your eligibility for any of the grants above, please get in touch - 0456 130 666 or Take advantage of this opportunity to secure funding for your organisation!

Please note that being eligible to apply for a grant and submitting an application does not guarantee a grant will be awarded. The grant review process and selection of recipients is determined by the grant-giving organisation and is based on various factors. This post informs you of the upcoming grant application deadline and does not guarantee that you will receive funding if you apply.

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