grants funding opportunities

Grant: Fay Fuller Foundation – Spark Grants

Areas of support: To create space for innovation by providing funding and resources for the exploration and development of an idea or response to mental health and or wellbeing in your community or for the people you support. In addition to seed funding, the Fay Fuller Foundation provides access to curated online resources, capability development, and the support and expertise of the Foundation team and broader network to assist you in further exploring and testing the readiness of your idea.

Application deadline: 3 April 2023
Location: SA
Grant value: Up to $40,000
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Grant: Stan Perron Charitable Foundation Community Grants

Areas of support: The focus areas for applications are: the health and well-being of children; iconic cultural and arts organisations; activities that foster ethical behaviours in the business community including initiatives to promote ethics through education; programs that look to solve the cause of a problem rather than treating the symptoms, such as medical research and academic positions in local universities; funding that will encourage people, especially young people, to engage in community service.

Application deadline:  5 April 2023
Location: WA
Grant value: The Foundation encourages applications regardless of the level of funds sought.
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Grant: Screenrights Cultural Fund

Areas of support: To support people with exciting and innovative new initiatives that foster the creation and appreciation of screen content in Australia and New Zealand. The focus for 2023 is New Visions. The Fund is underpinned by the following qualities: diversity; innovation; inspiration; collaboration; transparency.

Application deadline: 12 April 2023
Location: Australia
Grant value: Up to A$50,000
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Grant: Aboriginal Affairs Cultural Grants Program 2022/2023

Areas of support: The Aboriginal Affairs NSW Cultural Grants Program has the following objectives: support Aboriginal communities strengthen, protect, and maintain traditional and contemporary expressions of Aboriginal culture; support key contemporary Aboriginal cultural events and activities; contribute to Aboriginal community wellbeing and healing; facilitate sharing of Aboriginal cultural knowledge and skills between generations.

Application deadline: 14 April 2023
Location: NSW
Grant value: Between $500 and $20,000
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Grant: The U.S. Embassy Canberra Public Affairs Section: Public Diplomacy Grants

Areas of support: The U.S. Embassy in Australia announces an open funding competition for organizations and individuals to carry out programs that strengthen support for the U.S.-Australia alliance, foster our economic partnership, enhance efforts to fight climate change, and promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Application deadline: 14 April 2023
Location: Australia
Grant value: Typically up to $25,000; larger awards are possible but rare.
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Grant: Stronger Communities Programme – Round 8

Areas of support: The objective of the program is to deliver social benefits for local communities. The intended outcomes of the program are to: encourage and support participation in local projects; improve local community participation; contribute to vibrant and viable communities. Round 8 of the program aims to support communities recover from the widespread impacts of adverse weather events and current economic pressures.

Application deadline: 26 April 2023
Location: Australia
Grant value: $2,500 to $20,000
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Grant:  Joe White Bequest

Areas of support: The Estate of the Late Joseph White considers requests from charities for funding each financial year. The trustees review submissions and determine funding allocations from the net income of the estate.

Application deadline: 30 April 2023
Location: VIC
Grant value: No minimum/maximum range
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Grant: Patagonia International Grants Program

Areas of support: Patagonia supports small, grassroots activist organisations with provocative direct-action agendas, working on multi-pronged long term campaigns to preserve and protect the environment.

Application deadline: 30 April 2023
Location: Australia
Grant value: The funding range for an Australian grant is typically between $10,000 USD and $20,000 USD
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Grant: Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife – Bushfire Restoration Grants

Areas of support: The grant program aims to provide funding for field projects that will have a direct restoration outcome for the 2019-2020 bushfire impacted LGAs: enable communities to rebuild their local environments devastated by the 2019-2020 bushfires; support the restoration of key habitats and ecosystems needed for healthy landscapes within the LGA’s impacted by the 2019-2020 bushfires. It also aims to support the FNPW priorities of: protecting our native flora and fauna, ecosystem regeneration, threatened species protection, and wildlife corridors; emergency response, bushfire recovery nurseries, tree planting, and biodiversity restoration; educating and inspiring, corporate days, volunteering programs, training.

Application deadline: 30 April 2023
Location: ACT & NSW
Grant value: Up to $5,000
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