Grants

Important Information

The Community Grants Hub Hotline will be unavailable from 5:00 pm AEST Friday 27 May 2022 until 8:30 am AEST on Tuesday 31 May 2022. During this period, emails can be sent to support@communitygrants.gov.au; however, they will not be actioned until Hub staff return on Tuesday 31 May 2022.

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Please note that there are different selection processes available. More information is available on the Selection Processes page.

The outcome of all grants awarded and funding rounds, including direct rounds, are published on GrantConnect no later than 21 working days after the grant agreement takes effect, in accordance with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines 2017.

GrantConnect is the Australian Government’s centralised grants information system. It is the authoritative source for grants information.

Fostering Integration Grants

Category

Multiculturalism

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Home Affairs

The objective of the grant opportunity is to facilitate the participation, integration and social cohesion of both newly arrived migrants and multicultural communities in Australia.

Expansion of the Community Child Care Fund-Restricted (CCCFR) non-competitive grant opportunity (for specified services)

Category

Indigenous Education

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection process

Closed non-competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

The CCCFR expansion program aims to establish new early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in mainly remote and very remote areas to increase participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in culturally appropriate ECEC.

Foundation Partner for a National Centre for Place-Based Collaboration (Nexus Centre)

Category

Community Development

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection process

Open competitive

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Social Services

This grant is intended to fund a ‘Foundation Partner’ to deliver the first phase of work required to inform the establishment of a National Centre for Place-Based Collaboration (Nexus Centre). The Nexus Centre is envisaged to be an independent, non-government entity that will work with and across governments, communities and other stakeholders around Australia to support and amplify the effects of existing and emerging place-based initiatives.

Indian Ocean Territories Marine Parks Grants

Category

Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

Closing Date & Time

AEST

Selection process

Open

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

This grant opportunity will support local community groups and organisations, industry and research organisations to engage in the management, protection, conservation and promotion of Indian Ocean Territories Marine Parks.

Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program

Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

AEDT

Selection process

Open

Delivered on behalf of

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program aims to commemorate the service and sacrifice of Australia’s defence personnel in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

Closed grants

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Home Interaction Program form Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY)

Category

Education Support

HIPPY is a 2 year, home-based parenting and early childhood learning program that supports parents and carers of children in the years prior to school. HIPPY is delivered in 100 communities across Australia; including 50 Indigenous focused communities, targeting around 4,000 children each year. The program provides a structured curriculum of learning activities. Participating families spend 10 to 15 minutes a day, 5 days a week, undertaking educational activities supporting pre literacy and pre numeracy. The program also offers some parents and carers a supported pathway to employment and increases social connectedness within local communities.

Grants to Australian Organisations Program

Category

Legal Services

The Grant to Australian Organisations program aims to maintain and improve Australia’s law and justice framework.

Grants in Aid 2022–23

Category

Veterans

The Grants in Aid 2022-23 program is only open to national ex-service organisations (ESOs) by invitation, and aims to fund discrete projects or activities by national ESOs that address a specific problem or issue and achieve a clear benefit to the ex-service and Defence community.

Justice Policy Partnership

Category

Legal Services

The purpose of the Justice Policy Partnership is to develop a joined-up approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander justice policy, with a focus on reducing adult and youth incarceration.

Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) 2022–23

Category

Veterans

The Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) program supports the role of ex-service organisation (ESO) welfare and compensation advocates, who provide advice and assistance to the veteran and defence communities.

Native Title Officer Scheme

Category

Legal Services

The purpose of the Native Title Officer Scheme is to provide funding as a contribution towards salary costs for native title officers.

National Bench Book on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and the Legal System Program

Category

Legal Services

The Bench Book will be a practical and readily-accessible resource for judicial officers and legal professionals providing justice and legal assistance services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal and civil justice systems.

Mental Health Training Package for the Legal Assistance Sector

Category

Mental Health

The objective of this program is to improve service delivery by the legal assistance sector to people experiencing mental health issues, or at risk of suicide. The online training package will be delivered nationally to all Commonwealth-funded legal assistance providers across Australia and their employees.

Children’s Contact Service – Additional Services

Category

Child Health, Development and Wellbeing

The Children’s Contact Services grant opportunity aims to improve the wellbeing of Australian families, particularly families with children who are at risk of separating or have separated.

Women’s Leadership and Development Program: Lead and Succeed

Category

Women

The Women’s Leadership and Development Program (WLDP) Lead and Succeed grant opportunity supports projects that improve outcomes for women in Australia in three key priority areas: women’s workforce participation; women’s leadership; and women’s safety.

Economic Pathways to Refugee Integration Grants to Social Enterprises

Category

Settlement Services

The grant opportunity seeks to support economic participation focused social enterprises to increase the rate of employment for refugees and humanitarian entrants with lower skill levels and low English language proficiency.

City-Country Partnerships

Category

Primary and Secondary Schools

The City-Country Partnerships program invites applications from suitable organisations to develop formal partnerships between high performing independent schools and remote schools with a high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The successful delivery organisation will develop and oversee partnerships designed to improve student outcomes and attendance rates and improve the quality of operational management, principal leadership and increase the reach of effective teacher practices.

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