Grants are available for community organisations, non-profit organisations and government authorities to support educational projects that develop or widen the community’s knowledge of, skill in and commitment to protecting the environment.
Project must be a minimum of 2 years in length with a minimum grants request of $10,000 that develops collaboration and measurable, tangible environmental outcomes. Read more
Initiatives include contributions to cultural, economic, sporting and related activities and build higher education aspiration and awareness – particularly among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in rural and regional communities in CSU’s campus footprint.
Applications Open: 1 May 2017
Applications Close: 31 May 2017
For more information visit the CSU website.
The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants of up to $15,000 to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups.
The grants are provided to assist with the preservation of locally owned, but nationally significant collections of materials that are publicly accessible including artefacts, letters, diaries, maps, photographs and audio visual material. Read more
The Australian Government’s $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program is now open for applications to support projects that apply innovative technology-based solutions to urban challenges.
The program encourages eligible organisations – local governments, research organisations and not for profit bodies – to deliver collaborative smart city projects that improve the liveability, productivity and sustainability of Australian cities, suburbs and towns. Read more
This funding is available through the Restart NSW Fund established in 2011.
Grants are available to support environmental and tourism infrastructure projects that will increase tourist visitation, grow and diversify regional economies. Read more
The Community Investments Stream of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is still open for applications until 31 March 2017, with all of the above activities eligible under this program.
This is the first time this stream has been available and provides a broader scope of investible projects that are non-infrastructure-related. Read more
The Community Inclusion and Capacity Development (CICD) Program was established as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to fund the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) component of the NDIS.
Charles Sturt University has recently announced $1.05 million worth scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers to access tertiary education in Australia.
The aim of the scholarships is to support CSU undergraduate students who are commencing or continuing studies with refugee or asylum seeker visas, to create a better, safer future for themselves and their families.
The Department of Communications and the Arts is providing $1.2 million annual funding for high-quality arts and cultural projects taking part in festivals in regional and remote Australia, and promoting community participation.
Eligible activities include parades, performances, workshops, installations and exhibitions as part of festivals or significant one-off community events.
Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) grants fund collaborations between industry organisations, SME’s and Australian research organisations to develop new technologies, products and services that make industry more competitive.
Up to $3 million over three years is available for each CRC-P.
The Department of Communications and the Arts is administering a program – Visions of Australia – which funds the development and touring exhibition costs of cultural material of historic, scientific, design, social or artistic significance.
Arts and cultural heritage organisations, including regional museums and galleries, are eligible to apply for a share in the $2.4 million available annually. Read more
$20 million is available each year, through the Department of Communications and the Arts, for funding Indigenous arts and language projects through this competitive grants program. Read more