Queensland Mental Health Commission’s Stronger Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Grants Program 2017–18 closing 30 June 2017

Queensland local government, non-government and community organisations are invited to apply for up to $50,000 under their Stronger Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Grants Program 2017–18. These grants are available to enable organisations to implement innovative, locally-led, collaborative initiatives that support the implementation of particular priorities under the Queensland Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan 2014-2019. This year’s round of grants will support evidence-based … Continue reading Queensland Mental Health Commission’s Stronger Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Grants Program 2017–18 closing 30 June 2017

NSW Innovation Fund (Round Two) 9 June 2017 (NSW)

Innovation Fund Councils in rural and regional areas of NSW face unique challenges in sustaining their communities and maintaining local services. Round 2 The NSW Government is pleased to make available a further $2 million in funding through Round 2 of the Innovation Fund. Regional councils who have communities of less than 10,000 people are encouraged to apply for one-off grants to develop new solutions … Continue reading NSW Innovation Fund (Round Two) 9 June 2017 (NSW)

Young Regional Artist Scholarship closing 19 June 2017

The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarships for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities. Scholarships are open to artists, performers and arts and cultural workers from all art forms, including dance, design, digital arts, history, Aboriginal arts, literature, music, theatre, screen, curatorial and the visual arts. For more information (source) see >>>  Young Regional … Continue reading Young Regional Artist Scholarship closing 19 June 2017

Queensland Destination Events Program closing 14 June 2017 (QLD)

About the Queensland Destination Events Program Events play a key role in fostering regional tourism and economic development. Tourism is an essential industry to many rural and regional centres, ensuring economic stability, and events can be a cost-effective way of promoting a region and its attractions – as an event grows, it attracts tourists in its own right. The positive economic impact and interest in … Continue reading Queensland Destination Events Program closing 14 June 2017 (QLD)

Regional Arts NSW – arts and cultural grants available for people living in regional NSW and beyond…

Regional Arts NSW There are many arts and cultural grants available for people living in regional NSW and beyond. This is a summary of the main grants and funding opportunities available to artists and not-for-profit organisations who work in the arts and cultural sector. Continue reading Regional Arts NSW – arts and cultural grants available for people living in regional NSW and beyond…

The $50,000 Rural Hero grant EoI closing 31 May 2017

The $50,000 Rural Hero grant is now open giving charities the opportunity to pitch their innovative solution to an issue impacting country Australia – using the power of social media. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to create a short, fun and engaging video about their project, which will be uploaded online. People can vote via social media on the project they think will benefit Australian … Continue reading The $50,000 Rural Hero grant EoI closing 31 May 2017

The Queensland Government’s 2 year $100 million Back to Work – Regional Employment Package provides support to businesses for up to 8000 job opportunities for regional jobseekers

The Queensland Government’s 2 year $100 million Back to Work – Regional Employment Package provides support to businesses for up to 8000 job opportunities for regional jobseekers. The Back to Work regional employment package includes: $80 million for support payments for employers to take on regional jobseekers, including long-term unemployed $10 million for additional training for eligible jobseekers to ensure they have the skills they … Continue reading The Queensland Government’s 2 year $100 million Back to Work – Regional Employment Package provides support to businesses for up to 8000 job opportunities for regional jobseekers

FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants closing 15 May 2017

FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants FRRR and our donor partners collaborate with ABC Heywire to help communities take action on the ideas generated by young Australians who attend the annual Heywire Regional Youth Summit. Heywire engages rural youth in the national conversation, and selected regional youth converged on Canberra in February to meet with His Excellency the Governor-General, MPs including the Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, representatives from … Continue reading FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants closing 15 May 2017