grants funding opportunities

NSW Department of Environment and Heritage – Environmental Education Grants

Areas of support: The Environmental Education program supports projects that develop, broaden and transform the community’s knowledge, skills, and intrinsic motivation to undertake sustainable behaviour and encourage participation in protecting the environment.

Application deadline: 16 October 2020

Grant value: Two tiers: Tier 1 – up to $60,000 over 2-3 years; Tier 2 – $60,001 to $250,000 over 3-5 years

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Ansvar Insurance Community Education Program Grants

Areas of support: Ansvar supports sustainable programs for Australians under 25, promoting ongoing education and skills making a significant difference to the lives of participants.

Application deadline: 16 November 2020

Grant value: Up to $50,000

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Emergency Management Victoria – Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program

Areas of support: The Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) is an ongoing program funded by the Victorian Government, which provides local emergency services volunteer groups access to grants for operational equipment, vehicles, trucks, tankers, watercraft, trailers and minor facility improvements.

Application deadline: 18 November 2020

Grant value: Up to $150,000 (excluding GST)

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Creativity Australia – With One Voice Community Choir Program (Round 14)

Areas of support: Funding is for prospective community choirs who wish to register with Creativity Australia. Once registered, choirs can collect charitable donations.

Application deadline: 20 November 2020

Grant value: $10,000

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Regional Arts Fund Tasmania- Quick Response Grants

Areas of support: Quick Response Grants are intended to assist regional artists, arts organisations and communities to take up professional or skills development or small project opportunities. This program has been set up to be responsive to projects that fall outside the scope of other funding opportunities.

Application deadline: 29 November 2020

Grant value: $1,500 for individuals; $3,000 for organisations

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McCusker Charitable Foundation

Areas of support: The McCusker Charitable Foundation will consider applications for assistance for projects related to: medical research and advancement of medical science (as first priority); care, welfare and education of young people; promotion of high achievement and excellence; support for the aged and infirm; development of the arts; conservation of the environment.

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

Grant value: not set

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The Golden Stave Foundation Grants

Areas of support:  Key focus is to assist children’s charities that are most in need. In addition, the Foundation contributes funds towards the relief of poverty, destitution, sickness, helplessness and misfortune among people (particularly children) suffering from physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities.

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

Grant value: Grants between $500 and $35,000.

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Hand Heart Pocket – Significant and Flagship Grants, Round 2, 2020/21

Areas of support: Significant and Flagship grants are designed to provide sustainable support for charitable initiatives that have limited access to other funding sources and that can make a significant charitable impact on the community.

Application deadline: 30 November 2020

Grant value: Significant: up to $500,000. Flagship: over $500,000

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