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Funding opportunities closing in March 2023 - Apply now

State: Australia-wide

Grant Name: Strengthening Rural Communities - Prepare, Respond, Recover

Amount Available: Up to $25,000

Closing Date: 1 March 2023


The Strengthening Rural Communities - Prepare, Respond, Recover (SRC) grant is a funding program offered by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) in Australia. The grant is aimed at supporting rural and remote communities affected by natural disasters, economic downturns, or other crises. The grant provides funding of up to $25,000 for community-led initiatives that help to build resilience and address the impacts of these challenges. Eligible activities may include disaster preparedness, community engagement, mental health support, and economic recovery. The grant is open to not-for-profit organisations and community groups in rural and regional Australia. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are assessed quarterly.


State: ACT

Grant Name: JobTrainer

Amount Available: $21 million

Closing Date: 31 March 2023


JobTrainer is an Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government initiative that provides eligible individuals with fee-free training in high-demand sectors to help them gain new skills and enhance their job prospects. The grant is available to residents of the ACT who are over the age of 17 and meet the eligibility criteria. The grant provides funding for a range of certificate and diploma courses in areas such as healthcare, education, and trades. Interested individuals can apply for the grant by contacting a participating registered training organisation in the ACT.


Grant Name: Small Grants Program for Regional NSW

Amount Available: $500 to $10,000

Closing Date: 31 March 2023


The Small Grants Program for Regional NSW is designed to provide funding support to community organisations, local councils, not-for-profit groups, and other community groups for small-scale projects that will help to enhance regional NSW communities. The program provides funding for a wide range of projects, including but not limited to, community events, arts and culture projects, sport and recreation activities, and environmental projects. Projects must take place in regional NSW and have a clear community benefit. Priority is given to projects that demonstrate community involvement and support, and that will help to build strong and resilient communities in regional NSW. Applications are assessed by a panel of experts from the relevant field.


State: NT

Grant Name: Northern Territory Sport and Active Recreation Grants - Grass Roots

Amount Available: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: 16 March 2023


The Northern Territory Sport and Active Recreation Grants - Grass Roots is a funding program offered by the Northern Territory Government in Australia. The grant is aimed at supporting community-based sport and active recreation initiatives that encourage participation, especially among disadvantaged or underrepresented groups. The grant provides funding of up to $10,000 for equipment, facility improvements, and program development. Eligible activities may include coaching and training, event organisation, and club development. The grant is open to not-for-profit organisations, local government bodies, and schools in the Northern Territory. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are assessed quarterly.


State: QLD

Grant Name: Queensland Arts Showcase Program - Round 2

Amount Available: $70,000 for single year projects, $150,000 for two year projects

Closing Date: 13 March 2023


The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) is a funding program offered by the Queensland Government in Australia. The grant is aimed at supporting Queensland artists and arts organisations to develop and showcase their work, build their profile, and connect with new audiences. The grant provides funding of up to $100,000 for a range of activities, including touring, exhibitions, and performances. Eligible applicants may include individual artists, collectives, and arts organisations based in Queensland. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are assessed by a panel of industry experts. The grant is highly competitive, and successful applicants are typically those who demonstrate artistic excellence, innovation, and the potential to have a significant impact on the arts sector in Queensland.


State: SA

Grant Name: Active Club Program

Amount Available: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: 15 March 2023


The Active Club Program is a funding program offered by the Government of South Australia's Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing. The grant is aimed at supporting South Australian not-for-profit sport and recreation clubs to increase participation and create more opportunities for their members to be physically active. The grant provides funding of up to $5,000 for equipment, facilities, coach education, and programs that promote physical activity and health. Eligible applicants must be incorporated not-for-profit clubs in South Australia that are affiliated with a state or national sporting organization. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are assessed monthly. The grant is competitive, and successful applicants are typically those who can demonstrate a clear need for funding, a commitment to promoting physical activity, and the potential to benefit the broader community.


State: TAS

Grant Name: Tasmanian Community Fund - Community Wellbeing

Amount Available: $100,000 to $700,000

Closing Date: 15 March 2023


The Tasmanian Community Fund - Community Wellbeing is a funding program offered by the Tasmanian Community Fund in Australia. The grant is aimed at supporting not-for-profit organizations and community groups in Tasmania that are working to improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities. The grant provides funding of up to $20,000 for a range of activities, including community health programs, mental health support, social inclusion initiatives, and programs that address substance abuse and addiction. Eligible applicants may include not-for-profit organizations and community groups based in Tasmania. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are assessed quarterly. The grant is competitive, and successful applicants are typically those who can demonstrate a clear need for funding, a commitment to improving community wellbeing, and the potential to have a significant impact on the community.


Applicants are encouraged to discuss project ideas with Tasmanian Community Fund staff (phone 6270 5843 or email admin@tascomfund.org) as early as possible.


State: VIC

Grant Name: Pierce Armstrong Foundation

Amount Available: Up to $20,000

Closing Date: 31 March 2023


The Pierce Armstrong Foundation is a funding program offered by the Pierce Armstrong Foundation in Australia. The grant is aimed at supporting individuals and organisations that are working to improve the lives of children and young people who are disadvantaged or facing challenging circumstances. The grant provides funding of up to $5,000 for a range of activities, including education and training programs, social and recreational activities, and initiatives that support the physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing of young people. Eligible applicants may include individuals, community groups, and not-for-profit organisations based in Australia. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, and funding decisions are made quarterly. The grant is competitive, and successful applicants are typically those who can demonstrate a clear need for funding, a commitment to improving the lives of disadvantaged young people, and the potential to have a significant impact on the community.


State: WA

Grant Name: RAF Project Grants

Amount Available: Up to $30,000

Closing date: 7 March 2023 (drafts), 16 March 2023 (final)


The RAF Project Grants are designed to support arts and cultural projects in regional Western Australia. The grants are open to individual artists, groups, and organisations, and aim to support a wide range of art forms and activities, including but not limited to, music, dance, theater, visual arts, and community cultural development. The grants are intended to provide support for projects that will have a positive impact on regional communities, and that will contribute to the development of a vibrant and sustainable arts and cultural sector in regional WA. Projects must be delivered in regional WA and have a clear artistic vision and plan for delivery. The grants are competitive and assessed by a panel of experts from the arts and culture sector.


If you would like to discuss your eligibility for any of the grants above, please get in touch with us at 0456 130 666 or info@samuham.org. 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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