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. 

Application deadline: 16 April 2021 

Grant value: Up to $40,000 

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Grant:Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) Multicultural Festivals and Events Program 

Areas of support: Multicultural Festivals and Events (MFE) funds multicultural and multifaith community groups to hold cultural festivals and events for their local communities. Community organisations can apply for funding to deliver multicultural festivals and events in an online or face to face format. 

Application deadline: 21 April 2021 

Grant value: Small stream: $2,000 or less; Large stream: $6,000 – $50,000 

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Grant:Aboriginal Community Caring for Country Grants 2021 

Areas of support: Community Legal Grants support projects that improve understanding of civil legal issues and the Victorian justice system, where there is evidence of community need 

Application deadline: 22 April 2021 

Grant value: Stream 1, Up to $25,000 per project; Stream 2, Up to $50,000 per project 

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Grant:Bank Australia Impact Fund 2021 Customer Care Grants 

Areas of support: Community Customer Grants are for Bank Australia’s community customers – organisations not individuals – who are having amazing impact for people or the planet. Focus areas are: Climate change; Environmental conservation; Refugees and people seeking asylum; Promoting diversity and inclusion of people and communities (including people who are LGBTQI+, live with disability, or are experiencing financial or educational exclusion); Family and gendered violence; Homelessness; Reconciliation and supporting First Nations communities; Animal welfare. 

Application deadline: 25 April 2021 

Grant value: Up to $10,000 

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Grant:Copyright Agency Cultural Fund – Organisations (Round 1, 2021) 

Areas of support: The Cultural Fund provides support to organisations for or projects that deliver opportunities for Australian writers, journalists, editors, English and literacy teachers, visual artists and key industry stakeholders in the writing, publishing, education, and visual arts sectors 

Application deadline: 26 April 2021 

Grant value: Usually $5,000 to $20,000 per project/year. 

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Grant:100 Women 2021 Grants 

Areas of support: 100 Women will consider applications that: Improve the economic empowerment of women from disadvantaged backgrounds; or Improve the health outcomes of women and girls; or Improve educational outcomes for girls and women; or Provide safety to women and girls at risk from rape, forced prostitution, sex trafficking or family violence. 

Application deadline: 27 April 2021 

Grant value: Up to $40,000 

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Grant:Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund – Building Community 

Areas of support: The objective of this grant program is to create opportunities for the whole community to come together as a means of enhancing community connection, strengthening social capital and encouraging community to repair and rebuild itself from the pandemic. 

Application deadline: 30 April 2021 

Grant value: Minimum $3,000, no specified funding limit. 

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Grant:AFA Foundation Grants Program 2021 

Areas of support: The AFA Foundation provides grants to member nominated charities or organisations who make a significant difference in their community, but may be challenged in finding funding through other avenues such as government assistance or larger organisations. 

Application deadline: 30 April 2021  

Grant value: Maximum of $30,000 per year for up to three years. Preference is for $20,000 per year. 

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