Grants

Please see below the current list of grant opportunities. View the grant for more information on that round, including specific supporting grant information. General information to help you prepare and submit an application for community grants can be found in frequently asked questions and on the Applying for Grants page. This includes factsheets, policies and information on service areas.

Please note there are three different selection types available – open, restricted* and direct. Direct selection processes are not published on either this page or the Closed Funding Round page. More information on selection types is available on the Selection Types page.

The outcome of all funding rounds, including direct rounds, will be published on the agency’s website, the Community Grants Hub website, and GrantConnect no later than 14 working days after the grant agreement takes effect, in accordance with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines.

Veteran and Community Grants

Category

Veterans

Closing Date & Time

The Veteran and Community Grants program aims to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the veteran community by providing funding for projects that support activities and services to sustain or enhance health and wellbeing. View grant

National Disability Conference Initiative 2018-19

Category

Disability

Closing Date & Time

The National Disability Conference Initiative aims to assist eligible conference organisers to maximise the inclusion and participation of people with disability at nationally focused disability-related conferences in Australia. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Tranche 2

Category

Transition to Work

Closing Date & Time

The Try, Test & Learn Fund Tranche 2 funds trials of innovative approaches to help groups at risk of long-term welfare dependence. View grant

Closed grants

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Supporting Expecting and Parenting Teens Project

Category

Transition to Work

Supporting Expecting and Parenting Teens Project is an early intervention, pre-ParentsNext project that will provide timely, physical and mental healthcare and other supports to expectant and parenting teens and their child that spans pre, during and post-birth care. View grant

Volunteer Management Activity

Category

Social Inclusion

The Volunteer Management Activity is an element of the Families and Communities Program.  The Families and Communities Program aims to strengthen relationships, improve well-being of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown, strengthen family and community functioning and facilitate the settlement of migrants and humanitarian entrants in the community. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Train and Care Project

Category

Transition to Work

The Train and Care project will assist young parents transition into work by providing a training program, in addition to work placements, and by guaranteeing childcare placements and offering financial assistance to cover childcare costs. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: In-School Parent Employment Services Project

Category

Transition to Work

The In-School Parent Employment Services Project aims to increase employment of targeted young parents by integrating employment services into primary schools. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Career Readiness for Young Parents Project

Category

Transition to Work

This project will support young parents to improve their job readiness through a high-touch case management model that focuses on non-vocational barriers to employment. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Build and Grow Project

Category

Transition to Work

The Build and Grow project is an eight-week training program that focuses on practical skills development in a simulated workplace; it also offers the support of a Youth Development Worker to help participants deal with other barriers to work. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Y4Y Youth Force Project

Category

Transition to Work

The Y4Y Youth Force project will connect 80 disadvantaged, unemployed young people through the task based (‘gig’) economy with socially-motivated employers who list tasks specifically for Youth Force participants on a gig economy platform. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Mentoring to Work Project

Category

Transition to Work

The Mentoring to Work Project will match young parents and young former students at risk of long term unemployment with appropriate mature volunteer mentors who have strong employment and business links. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Strengthening Students’ Resilience Project

Category

Transition to Work

The Strengthening Student’s Resilience Project aims to increase young students’ engagement in education and attainment of employment by using behavioural insights and technology to develop resilience and the skills to set and meet goals. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: My Maintenance Crew

Category

Transition to Work

The My Maintenance Crew project will develop a new social enterprise to help young people at risk of long-term unemployment transition into the workforce, in areas including event clean-up and maintenance services in the Greater Geelong region. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Rewire the Brain Project

Category

Transition to Work

The Rewire the Brain trial project is a training program that improves cognitive function and social and emotional skills through neuroplasticity training, paired with a neurosequential model of social, emotional wellbeing and other supporting therapies. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Support for VET Students Projects

Category

Transition to Work

The Support for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Students project will take a location-based, early intervention approach by providing individualised support to young students through a caseworker. View grant

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