Open Grant Opportunities

Aboriginal Family Safety Grants

The Department of Communities is offering one-off, two-year grant funding through an Aboriginal Family Safety (AFS) Grants Program to develop and deliver Aboriginal and community-led family safety activities in their region. The grant program will support activities that are designed to prevent or respond to family violence that are aligned to the Aboriginal Family Safety Strategy 2022-2032. Applications for the AFS Grants Program are due to open mid-May 2024. To be eligible to apply for a grant through the program, applicants must be an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation and/or a registered Aboriginal business.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Department of Communities

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Be Connected Building Digital Skills

Building Digital Skills grants help organisations to start up and continue delivering their Be Connected digital literacy programs. The aim of the Building Digital Skills grants program is to enable organisations to support older Australians 50+ through free face-to-face contact (if safe to do so), either one-on-one or in small groups, to develop their digital skills and confidence, utilising the learning courses available on the Be Connected Learning site.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Good Things Foundation

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Community Capacity Building

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for capacity building initiatives aimed to strengthen the skills and abilities of CaLD communities to take leading roles in the development of their community. These initiatives respond to specific needs and issues identified by the community. Activities that may be supported by a Community Capacity Building grant include, but are not limited to: - participation in established community based activities - development of community capacity building activities - skills development and training activities - development of organisational governance and operational planning activities.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI)

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Employment Assistance Fund (EAF)

The EAF gives financial help to eligible people with disability and mental health conditions and employers to buy work related modifications, equipment, Auslan services and workplace assistance and support services. The EAF could help to buy work related modifications and services like: - the cost of making adjustments to your physical workplace - modifications to work vehicles - special equipment for the workplace* - information and communication devices* - Auslan interpreting services - specialist services for employees with specific learning disorders and mental health conditions - disability awareness training for the workplace (including deafness awareness) - mental health awareness and first aid training.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Department of Social Services

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Healthway Healthy Communities Program

The Healthy Communities Program funds a range of health promotion activities and campaigns to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles for all Western Australians. Applications for innovative, sustainable health promotion projects that reach target groups outlined in the strategic plan are strongly encouraged.  Objectives: - Fund activities related to the promotion of good health in general and aligned with our strategic priorities and population groups - Support projects that aim to increase individual knowledge and skills, change behaviour, and create community and organisational policies and environments to improve health.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Healthway

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IGNITION Sponsorships

$1,000 sponsorships are available to help a Charity/NFP start projects that provide essential resources, support, and opportunities for vulnerable women and children. DGR status is required (member Centres are eligible through the ANHCA Public Fund).

Closes: 28/06/2024

Funder:
EEO Specialists

DGR Status Required

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IOOF Foundation Community Grants

The IOOF Foundation provides grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, children and youth. Initial general grants are on average $75,000, and there are also grants ranging from $10,000 - $150,000.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
IOOF Foundation

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Lotterywest Community Investment Framework

Lotterywest has developed a Community Investment Framework to support their vision of ‘Building a better WA together’ and to strengthen the impact achieved with the grants supported by Lotterywest and Healthway. The Community Investment Framework priority areas are: - Active Healthy People: Assisting the community to be more active and support initiatives which promote healthy lives - Protected Sustainable Ecosystems: Supporting the community to sustain and enhance our unique species and environments - Inclusive Thriving Community: Supporting the diversity of Western Australians to actively engage in community life - Connected Cultural Experiences: Bringing people together through the arts, heritage and cultural activities - Smart Innovative Society: Optimising the community’s talent and capability Lotterwest's grant investment streams are: - Grassroots and community initiatives: to help build stronger and healthier communities by supporting local activities and regional community initiatives - Developing solutions: to assist the development of solutions that will have a greater community impact - Community legacy: to invest in collaborative initiatives that will make lasting and significant change for the community

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Lotterywest

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Next Level Fellowships

Next Level Fellowships are available to support young regional artists and arts workers to build skills so they can develop and sustain an arts career. Applicants can apply for $8,000 to support creative activity and professional development for a period of one year. This program is open to applicants from regional and remote Western Australia aged between 18-26. Applicants can be an individual, or a small group of creative collaborators (e.g. a music band, dance group). You can apply for a range of different activities! All art forms are eligible, including (but not limited to) visual arts, theatre, dance, writing, music, film, new media and cultural projects.

Closes: 13/06/2024

Funder:
Regional Arts WA

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Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants

The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in locally driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions. Eligible applicants can apply for funding for individual projects that contribute to increasing or sustaining jobs, expanding or diversifying industry, developing skills or capability, increasing business productivity and attracting new investment to the regions.

Closes: 26/06/2024

Funder:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Rio Tinto Community Giving program

The Community Giving program invites local grass-roots organisations to apply for up to $5,000 to support Western Australian communities where Rio Tinto operate and have an impact, including across the Pilbara region, Perth, Great Southern, Mid West, South West, Broome and Derby.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Rio Tinto

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Social enterprise capability building grants

Social Enterprise Development Initiative (SEDI) Grants help social enterprises, including trading Indigenous owned or controlled organisations with a defined social benefit, grow their business, scale their impact and further their missions of creating positive social change. The grants, valued at up to $120,000 each, are targeted towards supporting social enterprises to be more effective and efficient in demonstrating and increasing social impact for the people and communities they exist to support.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Social Enterprise Development Initiative - Department of Social Services

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Strategic Projects - Community Grants Program

Funding up to $30,000 is available for capacity building projects that benefit CaLD communities such as those from new and emerging communities, women, seniors, young people and regional communities. Projects may relate, but are not limited, to the following focus areas: - family and domestic violence prevention - parenting - employment and skills development - leadership - financial literacy - health and wellbeing - support for regional communities.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Office of Multicultural Interests (WA)

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Strengthening Rural Communities: Small and Vital Grants

Small and Vital grants are all about meeting an immediate small scale need within a community, or for giving a boost to a larger initiative. The Small and Vital grants provide funds of up to $10,000 for broad initiatives that strengthen local people, places, and climate solutions with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000). Applications are accepted year round and awarded quarterly.

Ongoing Opportunity

Funder:
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

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WA Bike Month grants

Taking place in October each year, WA Bike Month aims to promote and encourage people of all ages and abilities to ride bikes for transport, fun and a healthier lifestyle. WA Bike Month has run for over 30 years and continues to be valued by local governments and communities across metropolitan and regional WA. Grant funding is available to local governments, workplaces, schools, bike groups and community organisations to host events that support and inspire people to give bike riding a go.

Closes: 30/06/2024

Funder:
Department of Transport

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Some of these grant opportunities may require Deductible Grant Recipient (DGR) status.

No DGR taxation status? No worries!
The ANHCA Public Fund for DGR has been set up specifically to assist eligible Neighbourhood Houses and Centres receive tax-deductible donations from individuals and businesses and to apply for project funding from philanthropic trusts and foundations. For further information visit the ANHCA website or give one of the team at Linkwest a call.

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