Grants / Funding

Now open

National Pies for Local Heroes

Grant applications are open for any registered Australian community group, sporting club or not-for-profit organisation. 

Grants of $1,000 are awarded each month, beginning in March 2024 with a major grant of $10,000 being awarded at the end of the program. More information can be found here.

Applications for rounds of monthly grants will close at 11.59pm on the last day of each corresponding month.

Friends of Stand Like Stone Champion Grant

Grants of up to $2,460 are available for charitable projects in the Limestone Coast which have a focus on the environment, community health and well-being, inclusion, animal welfare, community development, and more.
This Friends of SLS Champion grants program is designed to support the people and projects of the Limestone Coast and is aimed at community groups and not for profit organisations located in, or servicing, the seven council areas of the Limestone Coast.

Application close 26 June 2024. For guidelines and to apply visit here.

FRRR Strengthening Rural Communities — Small & Vital

Grants up to $10,000 are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities that strengthen local people, places and climate solutions, with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000).

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.

For more information and to apply go here.

Current round closes 5 September 2024.

FRRR Strengthening Rural Communities – Prepare & Recover

The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Prepare & Recover program supports communities in remote, rural and regional communities across Australia to implement initiatives that prevent and prepare for future climate related impacts, or recover from existing disasters in the medium to long-term timeframe, generally one to ten years after the disaster.

Grants up to $25,000 are available for a broad range of initiatives that focus on community-led resilience building in recovery or preparedness to strengthen the capacity and  capability of local people and systems, especially to manage the impact of future disasters. 

For more information and to apply go here.

Current round closes 5 September 2024.