Grants

PLEASE NOTE: The Community Grants Hub Helpdesk (1800 020 283) will be unavailable from 12:30pm AEDT Monday, 24 December 2018 to 8:30am AEDT Wednesday, 2 January 2019. Grant application enquiries can still be submitted to support@communitygrants.gov.au, however these will be actioned from 8:30am AEDT Wednesday, 2 January 2019.

Please note there are different selection types available – direct, restricted and open. Direct selection processes are not published on this website or GrantConnect. More information on selection types is available on the Selection Types 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.

Disabled Peoples and Families Organisations – ILC Readiness Grant Round 2018-19

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

To grow and strengthen the network of user led disability organisations across Australia. View grant

NDIS Jobs and Market Fund Round 1

Category

Services for People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

The Jobs and Market Fund aims to grow the NDIS market and workforce in capacity and capability to meet the needs of NDIS participants View grant

Integrated Carer Support Service: Carer Gateway regional delivery partners

Category

Carers of People with Disabilities

Closing Date & Time

The grant establishes the Carer Gateway regional delivery partner network helping carers access support View grant

National Landcare Program - Smart Farms Small Grants

Category

Farming
Natural Resources - Conservation and Protection

Closing Date & Time

The program aims to protect, conserve and provide for the productive use of Australia’s water, soil, plants and animals. View grant

Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program Major Commemorative Grants

Category

Veterans

Closing Date & Time

Major Commemorative Grants provide funding for state/territory or nationally significant commemorative activities which commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant

Saluting Their Service Community Commemorative Grants

Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

The Community Commemorative Grants opportunity provides funding for community based commemorative activities that commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia's service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant

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

Closed grants

Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program Major Commemorative Grants

Category

Commemorative

Major Commemorative Grants provide funding for state/territory or nationally significant commemorative activities which commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant

Sector Readiness Fund – Fund Administrator activity

Category

Industry Innovation

A fund administrator will distribute grants to non-government organisations to build their capability to participate in the social impact investing market and address complex social problems. View grant

National Disability Advocacy Program

Category

Carers of People with Disabilities

The National Disability Advocacy Program aims to provide people with disability access to effective advocacy that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling full community participation. View grant

Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF)

Category

Legal Services

The Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund (ECCCF) is to reimburse legal aid commissions for costs incurred defending clients in serious, high cost, Commonwealth criminal matters (such as drug importation, people smuggling, terrorism, fraud and slavery). View grant

Families and Communities Service Improvement Activity

Category

Social Inclusion

Funds eligible organisations to inform the Government’s social policy and to support continuous improvement. View grant

Building Excellence in Support and Training

Category

Veterans

The Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) Grants Program forms part of the Government's commitment to support the role of ex-service organisation pension and welfare practitioners and advocates, who provide advice and assistance to the veteran and Defence communities. View grant

Grants in Aid

Category

Veterans

The Grants in Aid (GIA) program aims to support the role of national ex-service organisations (ESOs) which provide coordinating and representational support within the veteran and Defence community. This program, open to bona fide national ESOs, also provides funding to encourage cooperation and communication between the ex-service community, ESOs and the Australian Government. Funding for national ESOs aims to encourage the advancement of the objectives of ESOs. View grant

Reconnect Grant Opportunity

Category

Homelessness

Existing Reconnect providers are invited to submit an application for new grants to continue delivering their Reconnect services. View grant

National Disability Conference Initiative 2018-19

Category

Disability

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: 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

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