Grant:  The Gordon Darling Foundation Grants

Areas of support: The Gordon Darling Foundation was established to fund visual arts activities Australia-wide. Prefers innovative projects increasing access and public exposure. Project examples include catalogues and publications, exhibition development, professional education, purchase or commission of nationally or locally important artworks, research projects, symposia.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 5 January 2024
Grant value: Not specified

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Grant:  2023-24 Women’s Participation Grant Program

Areas of support: The ACT Government wants to make sure women and girls can take part in all aspects of life in our city. This makes our whole community stronger. These grants are for projects that improve the lives of women and girls in the ACT and empower women to succeed. The grants can fund many different types of projects, like: workshops and information sessions; resources; referral services; events; online services; scholarships; support groups; training and education; research and surveys. Don’t worry if your idea is a bit different to those listed. The most important thing is that your project helps women in one of these areas: health and wellbeing; housing and homelessness; safety; economic security; leadership.

Eligible regions: ACT

Application deadline: 9 January 2024
Grant value: Individuals: up to $5,000; Community groups and organisations: up to $20,000

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Grant:  Aged Care Capital Assistance Program Thin Markets, Multiple Streams

Areas of support: The Aged Care Capital Assistance Program (the program) provides aged care infrastructure grants aimed at maintaining or increasing access to quality aged care services in thin market settings for people: from First Nations communities; living in regional, rural, and remote areas; who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless; with other complex and diverse needs, including dementia. This grant opportunity will provide grant funding for infrastructure projects across four funding streams which are primarily focussed on maintaining or improving access to quality aged care services in small rural towns, remote and very remote communities and will also support specific groups of older Australians, including people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and First Nations communities.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 12 January 2024
Grant value: Not specified

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Grant:  Government of South Australia – Expand Together Grants – Round 1

Areas of support: The grants provide one-off funding to eligible multicultural organisations to expand their capacity by upgrading community facilities or purchasing equipment to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The Grants aim to ensure there are necessary facilities and equipment for community members to come together, access the services and programs they need, and connect with the wider local community network.

Eligible regions: SA

Application deadline: 14 January 2024
Grant value: Up to $100,000

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Grant:  The Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants – Round 1 2024

Areas of support: To assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas. Supporting applicants who can demonstrate initiative, exceptional talent, and the ability to convert their ambitions into reality. In particular, we are looking for well-researched and planned projects. The Trust primarily provides support for structured professional development and networking opportunities such as: residencies; mentorships; study tours that have a clear skills development focus; private lessons; internships; conferences and workshops.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 23 January 2024
Grant value: Up to $15,000

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Grant:  Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry – Support Plantation Establishment 2023–24

Areas of support: The program will run over 4 years from 2023–24 to 2026–27. The funding will support the establishment of new long-rotation softwood and hardwood plantation forests and assist the sector to respond to the projected growth in demand for domestically sourced timber resources. Through focusing on long-rotation plantation forests, the program’s key intended outcomes are to increase domestic timber supply, particularly construction and manufacturing timber resources, and to contribute to Australia’s carbon emissions reduction commitments.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 24 January 2024
Grant value: Minimum grant amount is $40,000. There is no maximum grant amount.

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Grant:  Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment – First Nations Heritage Grants Round 1

Areas of support: Funding for projects that are aimed at: identifying new Indigenous heritage values at existing World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places; preparing submissions for the addition of Indigenous heritage values to existing World Heritage and National Heritage listings, as applicable; increasing protection of World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places with Indigenous heritage values that may or may not be recognised in the heritage listing for the place; improving management of World Heritage and National Heritage-listed places with Indigenous heritage values that may or may not be recognised in the heritage listing for the place.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 24 January 2024
Grant value: $25,000 to $250,000

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Grant:  HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program 2024

Areas of support: HATCH aims to inspire, support and launch innovative ideas and actions to help address some of the most pressing environmental and conservation challenges currently facing our planet. Applications are invited from innovators, thought leaders, disruptors, developers, passionate individuals and everyone in between to help develop and implement brilliant ideas for the planet. HATCH is an accelerator program designed to help you develop your brilliant idea into a not-for-profit or social enterprise venture that has a positive impact on the environment.

Eligible regions: Australia

Application deadline: 28 January 2024
Grant value: Recipients attend a 14-week accelerator program to develop their ideas and receive $2,000 in seed funding; at the end of the program one team will receive a $50,000 grant.

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