Grants and funding

Grants and Funding


With One Voice – Grants available

CLOSES SOON: 26 February

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Are you serious about making a difference in your community? Help combat social isolation and loneliness today! Creativity Australia is awarding grants of up to $10,000 to individuals wanting to start their own Community Choir! Mentoring and resources will be provided.

Applications close: 5 pm Friday, 26th February 2021
To find out more and apply click:


AOD - Become a local Drug Action Team

Become a Local Drug Action Team in 2021

Applications for new Local Drug Action Teams now open
Become a Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) today!
  • Want to make a difference to alcohol and other drug use in your community?
  • You may have what it takes to become a Local Drug Action Team and be part of this Australian Government-funded prevention program.
The LDAT Program supports organisations to build or extend local partnerships and deliver evidence-based activities to prevent and minimise harms caused by alcohol and other drugs where it matters the most - at the grassroots, community level
Successful applicants will receive an initial $10,000 and support from the Alcohol and Drug Foundation to develop an evidence-based Community Action Plan.

Applications close: 5 March 2021.

For more information and apply click HERE.


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Community Wellbeing - Large Grant

Applications now open for the Community Wellbeing - Large Grant, which is funded by The Tasmanian Community Fund. The Grant seeks to increase community wellbeing in one or more of the following areas:

  •     Improving mental health outcomes
  •     Reducing violence including bullying
  •     Enhancing preventable health outcomes
  •     Reducing homelessness
  •     Increasing community connection
  •     Reducing social isolation
  •     Diverting from the justice system
  •     Addressing addictive behaviours

The Community Wellbeing Grant will provide between $50 000 to $500 000 for projects or initiatives.

Applications close: 10 March 2021.

If you have a project idea, it is never too early to start your project planning. Please call the Tasmanian Community Fund office on: 6165 8333, or to find out more click: HERE.


Supporting Stronger Communities - Grants for targeting disadvantage

Girl in headscarf stands next self portrait, she looks confident and relaxed. ANHCA are proud to be partnering with Sidney Myer Fund to provide the Supporting Stronger Communities grants program.

So far 53 neighbourhood houses/centres across Australia have received up to $10,000 each for projects which tackle poverty and disadvantage in local communities.

The grants are aimed at towns or cities with a population of more than 15,000 people. (If you are from an area with a smaller population, see Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s (FRRR) Strengthening Rural Communities program.)

To assist with your grant application check out these videos HERE.

Applications close: 11 March 2021

To apply click HERE.


2021 NAIDOC week Local Grants funding

NAIDOC week logoNAIDOC Week will be held from 4 – 11 July 2021.

NAIDOC Local Grants support communities to celebrate the histories, cultures, achievements, and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples during NAIDOC Week.

Funding is available for communities and community organisations to help meet the costs of local NAIDOC events and activities.

Applications close: 15 March 2021

To apply or find out more click: HERE.


Applications open to communities for a new adult literacy program

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26TEN opened applications for its new program titled: 26TEN Communities: Local literacy for work and life. The program offers funding of up to five years to communities where organisations and individuals demonstrate they can work together to lift adult literacy and numeracy skills.

By providing longer-term funding where it is needed, Tasmanians will develop their skills where they live or work, supported by local people and organisations. Communities may be based in a local government area or township, or based in an industry interest group or sector.

Given guidance, funding, and time to work together, 26TEN communities will have a significant and sustainable impact on the lives of Tasmanians and our state’s economy.

Applicants should have strong community leadership and be ready to take action. They must demonstrate an ability to collaborate with organisations and individuals to develop the services and activities that will build literacy and numeracy and create lasting change.

Applications close: 22 March 2021.

To apply and for more information click: HERE. Or contact:



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