Grant: NSW EPA – Litter Prevention Grants Program Intake 3

Areas of support: The objectives for each initiative funded through this Litter Prevention Grants Program are: contribute to the new NSW litter reduction targets (60% reduction in litter items by 2030 – NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041 (WASM) Litter Prevention Grants and 30% reduction in plastic litter items by 2025 – NSW Plastics Action Plan); build organisational ownership and leadership to plan and carry out local, regional or statewide litter prevention initiatives; base litter prevention on good evidence and sound approaches; include activities that increase the capacity to carry out litter prevention in strategic and sustainable ways, in particular beyond the grant funding period.

Eligible regions: NSW

Application deadline: 9 March 2024
Grant value: From $5,000 to $500,000

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Grant: Mercy Foundation – Social Justice Small Grants Program

Areas of support: Provides seed funding to assist communities and organisations to build capacity that will help combat poverty and disadvantage, create structural change and bring about greater social justice in Australia. The following criteria will be used to assess Social Justice Small Grant applications: innovative projects that require seed funding to increase social equity and inclusion and challenge unjust structures and systems will be prioritised; projects that target disadvantaged women and/or women with children; in this grant round, applications regarding First Nations people will be prioritised.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 11 March 2024
Grant value: $1,000 to $10,000

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Grant: Highways and Byways Small Grants Program

Areas of support: In 2024, Highways and Byways welcomes applications for funding for projects that support people and communities in addressing social and ecological disadvantage and inequality, particularly in rural, regional and remote Australia. For projects that: foster Indigenous identity and cultural connections by sharing knowledge, skills, or stories; support the intergenerational exchange of knowledge and skills for the sustainable or regenerative management of the land; alleviate isolation and loneliness while promoting connectivity within the local community; encourage partnerships amongst individuals, groups, and/or organisations; contribute to building strong and resilient communities; provide opportunities for program participants to develop leadership or other personal and community-building skills.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Grant value: Up to $4,000

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Grant: NT Government – Aboriginal Tourism Development Support Grant Program Round 2

Areas of support: Funding to engage professional services to support the development of Aboriginal cultural tourism experiences and products that encourage visitors to travel to the NT and stay longer. Professional services can also assist to prepare applications to the relevant land council or other land management authority for tourism experiences and product/s.

Eligible regions: NT

Application deadline: 15 March 2024
Grant value: Minimum $10,000; Maximum $30,000

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Grant: Pacific Development and Conservation Trust Round 2 2023/24

Areas of support: The Trust provides grants for a range of conservation, cultural heritage, development and goodwill projects and activities in the Pacific. It supports sustainable development where communities join in and work together with iwi (tribes), hapū (sub-tribe), aiga or whanau (family grouping).

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 20 March 2024
Grant value: $2,000 to $50,000 NZD

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Grant: Skilling Queenslanders for Work for Community Organisations 2024-25 Round 1

Areas of support: Funding is available to provide direct assistance to Queenslanders who need support to gain the qualifications and skills needed to enter and stay in the workforce. Community-based not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to start projects in local communities across Queensland. Local councils and school Parents and Citizens’ and Parents and Friends’ associations are also able to apply for funding under some programs. There are 7 programs: Community Work Skills; Work Skills Traineeships; Get Set for Work; Ready for Work; Youth Skills; Community Foundation Skills; Skill Up; First Start.

Eligible regions: QLD

Application deadline: 21 March 2024
Grant value: Each program has specific funding pools

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Grant:  Groundswell Project Funding Grant Round

Areas of support: To fund organisations tackling the Climate Crisis who: Build the movement – activate new and strategic demographics or sectors to get involved in tackling the climate crisis; Change the story – build urgency for stronger action from trusted voices in our community; Shift the money – dry up the pipeline of funding to fossil fuel companies; Change the politics – enable greater leadership within state and federal Governments.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 25 March 2024
Grant value: 6 x Major Grants of $40,000

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Grant: Youngcare At Home Care Grants – National Round 1 2024

Areas of support: Youngcare’s At Home Care Grants program is critical in keeping young people at home with their families and preventing new admissions to inappropriate housing. Youngcare’s At Home Care Grants (AHCG) provide funding for equipment, home modifications and essential support/respite that is unable to be funded through other means (e.g. NDIS). This funding is to both enhance the quality of life for young people with high physical care needs and assist them to remain living in their own home with loved ones.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 27 March 2024
Grant value: Up to $10,000

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Grant: Telstra’s Connected Communities Grant Program

Areas of support: Telstra’s Connected Communities Grant Program will boost support for communities across remote, rural and regional Australia to improve resilience, environmental sustainability and liveability through the power of connection. The program seeks to foster: resilient communities that are well prepared and socially connected when disaster strikes with the ability to renew and recover together; sustainable communities that are diverse and inclusive, planning for the health, wellbeing, and prosperity of their people and the planet; and liveable communities that have digital capability, and help to equip individuals with the skills to live, learn and work in a digital society.

Eligible regions: ACT, NT, TAS

Application deadline: 27 March 2024
Grant value: Up to $10,000

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