Organic Waste Smart Schools Program

Grants are available for the purchase of equipment to deliver organic waste avoidance and resource recovery projects that meet the Program’s objectives. The Program is an open competitive grant process, with some funding dedicated to support applications from regional and remote areas. Here are some examples of the type of projects that could be supported: [...]

Inland Rail Sponsorships and Donations

Inland Rail offer funding for individuals and organisations in regional areas along the Inland Rail route that contribute to local and regional prosperity, well-being and sustainability. Inland Rail’s funding supports short-term or one-off initiatives like: • Sponsoring local festivals and celebrations • Upgrading sporting facilities • Purchasing new laptops for students • Supporting health and [...]

Safe and Diverse Communities Grants

The Not now, not ever report and the Domestic and family violence prevention strategy 2016–2026 (the strategy) identified groups of people who, for various reasons, face either a higher risk of being subjected to domestic and family violence or face greater challenges in accessing support services to help them escape, or recover from, the violence. Through the Third action plan of [...]

Small Environment Grant Scheme

Providing support for people undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. We support grassroots organisations and individuals, and academics who are working with on-ground community groups.

Copland Foundation Grants – Interpretation

Awards grants for the conservation, research and/or interpretation of historic houses or gardens, or collections and individual pieces already held by an institution. To be eligible for assistance a museum/institution must: a) Be recognised as a recipient institution under the Commonwealth Government’s Cultural Gifts Program or as an endorsed Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) b) Be [...]

Strong & Resilient Communities – Inclusive Communities Grants

Aims to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people on pathways to self-reliance and empowerment through local community-driven solutions that support them to participate socially and economically. The Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to apply to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive [...]

Community Awareness Grants

Supports community-based awareness and education activities that contribute to increasing public understanding of and support for organ and tissue donation for transplantation. We want Australians to talk about organ and tissue donation, to tell their family that they want to be a donor, and to register on the Australian Organ Donor Register. Specifically, it seeks [...]

Strengthening Rural Communities

The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs. Given the events of summer 2019/20, it has also been expanded to offer funding to support recovery in bushfire-affected communities.

Building Our Regions – Construction Projects

Provides funding for critical infrastructure in regional areas of the state, while also supporting jobs, fostering economic development and improving the liveability of regional communities. The Building Our Regions program has a long and successful history of supporting Queensland’s local governments to invest in essential regional infrastructure and creating flow-on economic development opportunities and jobs.

Community Choir Start-Up Grants

The With One Voice Local Franchise program is about partnering with Local organisations and people to create With One Voice choirs in their own communities. We are creating a network of choirs around the country who are committed to bringing the joy of song and the neuroscientific benefits of group singing to all.

Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund

Provides industry and education providers with funding to deliver innovative projects that meet local requirements to quickly improve the quality or availability of cyber security professionals in Australia. This fund aims to support projects which can help to grow a skilled workforce. It is part of the Cyber Security National Workforce Growth Program which is [...]

National Taxonomy Research Grant

Provides grants for research into taxonomy and systematics and to support the training and/or recruitment of taxonomists. The Australian Government is inviting applications via a targeted competitive process to apply to contribute towards outcomes under the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment's Program 1.2: Environmental Information and Research commencing in the 2022-23 financial year.


Supports and develops career pathways for First Nations writers, editors, illustrators, and arts workers in the literature sector, which may include building capacity, networks, and audiences for their work. This opportunity is open to all career levels and genres of writers. Six grants will be awarded. Award can be used for career development which may [...]

Back To Work In Agriculture

The agribusiness and food sector will play a vital role in Queensland’s economic recovery from COVID-19. The funding package announced as part of economic recovery will support regional development, jobs in rural communities, health and wellbeing, and the environment–the agribusiness and food sector is vital to Queensland’s economic recovery from COVID-19. Sheep meat processing industry investment [...]

Local Sporting Champions

The Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships. If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships.

Bushfire Restoration Grants

Provides funds to support revegetation activities in and around bushfire impacted areas. Applicants may be eligible to apply for the grant if they are: - Community-based groups or organisations - Individuals who can show experience with large scale plantings and project management - Australian organisations with an ABN - National Parks and Wildlife Services or [...]

Budget Direct Sponsorships

Striving to make a difference in your local community but need a financial leg-up? As our giving shows, we’re strong believers in supporting local communities. Not only do we give in the places we work, we also want to help groups — including registered organisations, small community groups, not-for-profits and government bodies — throughout Australia [...]

Community Spirits Grants

The grant program has been established to encourage community-led initiatives to improve liveability, health and education in communities throughout regional and remote Queensland. All applications must demonstrate how their project is aligned with one or more of these priority areas: Liveability; Health; Education.

Inland Rail Sponsorships and Donations

Inland Rail offer funding for individuals and organisations in regional areas along the Inland Rail route that contribute to local and regional prosperity, well-being and sustainability. Inland Rail’s funding supports short-term or one-off initiatives like: • Sponsoring local festivals and celebrations, • Upgrading sporting facilities, • Purchasing new laptops for students, • Supporting health and [...]

Complementary Touring Initiative

The Contemporary Touring Initiative (CTI), as part of the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, supports significant exhibitions of work by living contemporary visual artists and craft practitioners that reach and engage national audiences, and extend into regional communities. The grant provides up to three years of funding for the development and/or national touring of nationally [...]

CALD COVID-19 Small Business Grants

FECCA is working with the Federal Government and other organisations to administer the CALD COVID-19 Health Small Grants Fund. This Fund will help multicultural community groups to lead grassroots communication activities around COVID-19 and the vaccination rollout, targeting CALD communities. This is funded by the Federal Department of Health and will be implemented in collaboration with [...]

Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Strengthening Business

Provides access to experts who'll work with you to make your business stronger, more resilient and better prepared for the future. The Strengthening Business service from the Entrepreneurs' Programme will help your business recover from the effects of the 2019-20 bushfires. At no cost to you, you'll have access to a dedicated facilitator who: - [...]

Queensland Arts Showcase Program

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) supports vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland by individuals, organisations or collectives. The QASP program is delivered through three streams Arts Accelerate, Arts Activate and Arts Advantage.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (Round 113)

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) is Queensland’s largest one-off community grants program and distributes approximately $60 million each year to not-for-profit community groups. The GCBF allocates funding to these groups to help them provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

MLA Scholarship Program


Supports students undertaking postgraduate studies (mostly PhDs) for up to three years of their candidature. Students receive a stipend higher than Australian Postgraduate Award stipends, plus support for project costs. Student projects are varied and cover a wide range of industry-related topics including all areas of interest in MLA's livestock production R&D programs. Many students [...]

Social Enterprise Grants

The Queensland Government has announced $8 million over the next 2 years for the Social Enterprise Jobs Fund, as part of the Future Skills Fund. The Jobs Fund will continue to build on the commitments under the Queensland Social Enterprise Strategy to support the development of a sustainable and thriving social enterprise sector. Under the Jobs Fund, $3 million in funding [...]

Back To Work South East Queensland Program

Back to Work - South East Queensland Employment Package (Back to Work SEQ) is designed to give businesses the confidence to employ long-term unemployed and unemployed young jobseekers in some parts of South East Queensland (SEQ).

Back To Work Regional Program

Back to Work - Regional Employment Package (Back to Work)** is a four-year $383 million initiative designed to give businesses the confidence to employ regional jobseekers and provide an economic boost to regions facing challenging times

Skilling Queenslanders for Work – First Start

Provides training to people who are under-utilised or under-employed in the labour market. First Start is one of eight programs that make up the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. The program aims to provide young people and disadvantaged job seekers with opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification and 12 months paid employment by undertaking [...]

Bushfire Restoration Grants

Supports revegetation activities for communities in the Local Government Areas (LGA) listed as impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires. 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 - [...]

Rural Agriculture Development Grants

Offers co-contribution grants to support economic development in relevant rural areas and support growth within the industry. Co-contribution grants of up to $200,000 are available to eligible applicants to carry out activities which will create employment relating to, or increase the sale and value of products or materials derived from sheep or goats. This scheme [...]

Community Benefit Fund

Offers support to not-for-profit groups, associations and clubs that make a positive difference to the local community. Organisations with projects within a 50km radius of the wind farm are eligible to apply for a grant from the fund. Applications will be accepted all year round and successful applications will be chosen twice a year by [...]

Investing In Queensland Women

Provides one-off grants for one-off events and projects that address the unique issues faced by women and girls. Despite positive changes to women’s status and roles, gender inequality persists in our community, restricting women’s full participation in the social, economic and cultural opportunities that Queensland offers. This grant program supports community groups and organisations across [...]

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