Financial Resilience – Community Development Financial Institutions

Category Social Inclusion

Status Open

Selection Process Restricted

State/Territory National

Closing Date & Time

The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply in a restricted selection process to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Financial Wellbeing Capability (FWC) Activity – Financial Resilience – Community Development Financial Institutions from 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2020. To be eligible to apply, you must have received an invitation to apply through GrantConnect. The FWC Activity is a component of the Families and Communities Program. The Families and Communities Program aims to strengthen relationships, improve the wellbeing 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.

The objectives of the FWC Activity are to support eligible individuals and families to navigate financial crises, build financial wellbeing, financial capability, and resilience. FWC services provide support to vulnerable people and those most at risk of financial and social exclusion and disadvantage.

Financial Resilience – Community Development Financial Institutions support eligible participants to enhance workforce participation through increased business planning and workforce skills, development of sustainable microenterprises and creating opportunities for employment, including self-employment.

More information

More information about the services under the Families and Communities Program – FWC Activity and delivery of services, as well as requirements for applicants, is available in the following document:

  • Grant Opportunity Guidelines

Other grant opportunity documents are only accessible by invited applicants on the GrantConnect website.

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Organisations and individuals interested in Community Grants Hub grant rounds are encouraged to subscribe to receive alerts when new information is made available.

Other future grant opportunities are published on GrantConnect, the Australian Government grants information system.

Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 and/or support@communitygrants.gov.au.

Please quote 2017-1081 – Financial Resilience – Community Development Financial Institutions when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found at the Community Grants Hub website.

Grant Opportunity Documents