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26 04, 2017


April 26th, 2017|

Each year, the Heywire Competition winners attend the Heywire Regional Youth Summit to develop ideas to improve regional Australia for young people. Community organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to $10,000 from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to make [...]

6 04, 2017


April 6th, 2017|

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries has encouraged community organisations in the Far West to apply for a share of nearly $8 million of NSW Government funding after the opening of round three of the Social Housing Community Improvement Fund on 30 March 2017. The Social [...]

5 04, 2017

Naidoc Week Grants – Close 27 April 2017

April 5th, 2017|

Funding is available under the IAS Culture and Capability Programme to help communities to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2017. The NAIDOC local grant funding round is now open and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (the Department) invites eligible applicants to submit applications for [...]

30 03, 2017

CommBank Cricket Club Sponsorship – Open now

March 30th, 2017|

This year, the Commonwealth Bank is offering local cricket clubs the chance to apply for one of their Club Sponsorships. Each consists of a two-year, $2,000 financial commitment each year, as well as cricket gear. You’ll also get CommBank cricket merchandise, such as Commonwealth Bank [...]

30 03, 2017

Funding for Regional Environment and Tourism Attractions – closes 6 April 2017

March 30th, 2017|

Food and wine regions, walks through national parks and heritage buildings are among the great regional tourist attractions that are set to benefit from the NSW Government’s new $300 million Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund. Regional communities are being urged to submit expressions [...]

30 03, 2017

Bridges for Renewal Program – Applications close 15 May 2017

March 30th, 2017|

Round Three Applications close 15th of May 2017 The Australian Government has committed $360 million over five years to 2019-20 to the Bridges Renewal Programme. The Programme upgrades and repairs bridges to enhance access for local communities and facilitate higher productivity vehicle access. Round Three [...]

30 03, 2017

Waste Less Recycle More – Applications are ongoing

March 30th, 2017|

Waste Less, Recycle More provides $35 million to help NSW businesses reduce waste and boost recycling. Four key programs provide funding to support businesses through advice, networking, and equipment that will make it easier to recycle rather than landfill: • Bin Trim business grants provide [...]

30 03, 2017

Environmental Education grants – EOI’s for 2017 close: 10th of April 2017

March 30th, 2017|

The aim of the Environmental Education Grants Program is to support educational projects or programs that develop or widen the community's knowledge of, skills in, and commitment to, protecting the environment and promoting sustainable behaviour. The objectives of the program are to: • facilitate changes [...]

23 03, 2017

$4 million in funding for new Maker Projects grants (STEM) – Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme

March 23rd, 2017|

Thursday, March 16, 2017The Australian Government will invest $4 million over the next four years to help Australian school students put their science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) learning into action through Maker Projects. Maker Projects will provide grants between 2016-17 and 2019-20 to foster [...]

23 03, 2017

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science now open

March 23rd, 2017|

Opened Friday, March 10, 2017 Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open until 12 April. The prizes include the Prize for New Innovators and the Prize for Innovation. These prizes recognise exceptional innovators from both industry and research - innovators like [...]