2017/18 Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program closing 16 June 2017

2017/18 Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program The Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program provides funding for local projects and initiatives to enhance the age-friendliness of communities across Queensland. Over three years from 2017–18, $1 million per annum will be made available through open funding rounds to seed fund community projects involving partnerships between local government, community and other organisations to co-develop, implement … Continue reading 2017/18 Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program closing 16 June 2017

Social Housing Community Improvement Fund closing 24 May 2017 (NSW) closing date extended!!

Social Housing Community Improvement Fund Applications for SHCIF Round 3 are now open. For more information, and for examples of successful projects from Round 1 and 2, read the SHCIF Applicant Pack. A major aim of Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW, which sets out the NSW Government’s vision for social housing over the next […]

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Social Housing Community Improvement Fund closing 24 May 2017 (NSW) closing date extended!!

Social Housing Community Improvement Fund Applications for SHCIF Round 3 are now open. For more information, and for examples of successful projects from Round 1 and 2, read the SHCIF Applicant Pack. A major aim of Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW, which sets out the NSW Government’s vision for social housing over the next 10 years, is to create a better customer experience in … Continue reading Social Housing Community Improvement Fund closing 24 May 2017 (NSW) closing date extended!!

Solar for public housing trial (QLD)

Solar for public housing trial A trial is being conducted to deliver cheaper solar energy for vulnerable electricity customers living in government-owned public housing. The trial aims to reduce the cost of living pressures for the State’s tenants in the trial locations, and will help some of Queensland’s most vulnerable electricity customers. To date, tenants have faced multiple barriers to accessing solar power, including high … Continue reading Solar for public housing trial (QLD)

Westpac Foundation – About Social Scale-up Grants open 1st February 2017 and close on 28 February 2017

About Social Scale-up Grants At Westpac Foundation, they are passionate about helping create more job opportunities for Australians who need it most, in particular – Indigenous Australians, refugees and asylum-seekers, youth-at-risk, as well as people who have experienced homelessness, domestic and family violence and mental health issues. Social Scale-up is designed to help scale-up not-for-profit social enterprises that are creating jobs and employment pathways for … Continue reading Westpac Foundation – About Social Scale-up Grants open 1st February 2017 and close on 28 February 2017

2017 Anniversary Grants Program closing 31 March 2017 (NSW)

To mark its 50 year anniversary, the Law and Justice Foundation has announced an Anniversary Grants Program that aims to support one or more projects (to a total value of $150,000) that contribute to achieving our mandate and reflect the Foundation’s rigorous approach to addressing the legal needs of the community by: identifying a particular priority legal need of a specific group in NSW assessing … Continue reading 2017 Anniversary Grants Program closing 31 March 2017 (NSW)

First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) scheme ongoing (NSW)

The First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) scheme (the Scheme) was established to assist eligible first home owners to purchase a new home or build their home by offering a grant. The grant amount is determined by the date of the eligible transaction. This is the date of the contract to purchase a new home or contract to build a home. For an owner builder, … Continue reading First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) scheme ongoing (NSW)

Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant ongoing (QLD)

Get into your first home sooner The Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant is a state government initiative to help first home owners to get their new first home sooner. Depending on the date of your contract, you’ll get $15,000 or $20,000 towards buying or building your new house, unit or townhouse (valued at less than $750,000). You can even buy off the plan or choose to … Continue reading Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant ongoing (QLD)

Specialist Disability Accommodation grant – Far North Queensland closing 16 January 2016 (QLD)

Applications are invited for one-off funding of up to $800,000 (GST exclusive) for the Provision of Robust Specialist Disability Accommodation Property for people with a disability in the Cairns area of the Far North Queensland Region. Capital grant funding of $800,000 is available to either construct a property, or purchase and modify an existing property in the Far North Queensland Region. The preferred solution will … Continue reading Specialist Disability Accommodation grant – Far North Queensland closing 16 January 2016 (QLD)