Grants for various projects in Australia
City of Yarra is accepting applications for its annual grants program that provides financial and in-kind support for community initiatives and projects.
3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021
An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021
Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021
Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021
Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021
Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities
One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021
$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021
Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021
Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021
Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues
Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)
This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa
Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world
Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities
Annual Grant Streams and Categories
The annual grants are split into a number of different streams and sub-categories:
The Annual Grants program has seven funding streams:
Family, Youth and Children;
Sports and Recreation;
Arts and Culture; and
The Community Grants Program aims to:
develop partnerships between Council and community groups to achieve Council’s strategic directives;
direct resources to the emerging and specific needs of disadvantaged groups;
develop a positive approach to the resolution of local social issues;
support local groups, activities and community connectedness; and
support community organisations to develop skills and increase participation.
The annual grants provide funding towards small to medium-sized projects that respond to the social, cultural, recreational, economic and sustainability needs of Yarra residents.
Community Strengthening- Maximum grant: $4,000
Community Support- Maximum grant: $10,000
Community Celebrations- Maximum grant: $3,000.
Social Enterprise- Maximum grant: $15,000
Climate Action Grant – Tier 1 The Climate Action Grant-Maximum grant: $5,000.
Climate Action Grant – Tier 2 The Climate Action Grant- Maximum grant: $10,000.
Family, Youth and Children – Maximum grant: $10,000.
Sports and Recreation– Maximum grant: $5,000
Arts and Culture- The total funding pool is $135,000.
Community Housing- Maximum grant: $50,000.
Applicants for Annual Grants must meet the following eligibility requirements. Ineligible applications will not be assessed.
Applicants must have an active ABN.
Not-for-profit community groups that meet all other eligibility criteria but do not have an ABN can have their applications auspiced by an eligible incorporated organisation or neighbourhood house.
Applicants must be a not-for-profit, incorporated community group (that is a group with a voluntary membership who come together to pursue a common goal) OR meet one of the following specific exceptions:
be a registered charity, public benevolent institution or have DGR status;
be a state government entity seeking funding for activities beyond those considered the responsibility of State or Federal Government;
unincorporated not-for-profit community groups can have their applications auspiced by an eligible incorporated organisation or Neighbourhood House;
individual artists or arts-related businesses operating under an active sole-trader ABN can apply as individuals under the Arts Development or Community Arts categories in the Arts and Culture Stream;
Arts-related businesses with active ABNs* registered as other than sole-trader entities can apply under the Arts Development or Community Arts categories in the Arts and Culture Stream. These applications are contingent on successfully demonstrating that the project being funded will run on a not-for-profit basis. This will require detailed financial reporting;
Social enterprise businesses can apply to the Social Enterprise Category in the Community Development Stream.
Applicants must have acquitted previous Council grants and have no outstanding debts to Yarra City Council.
Applicants must provide a financial statement.
Applicants must have public liability insurance with a suitable level of coverage, working with children checks, WorkCover and superannuation coverage.
Relevant applicants must, as required by law, implement and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards.
Applicants must meet any other specific requirements outlined in the individual stream fact sheets.
For more information, visit https://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/about-us/grants/annual-grants