Grants opportunities – March 2016

Looking for upcoming grant and funding opportunities? Here are some funders with approaching deadlines, provided by Strategic Grants.

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Sidney Myer Fund/GALFA Small Grants
Areas of support:  Nonprofits with strategies to help LGBTQI Australians age well, through physical and emotional wellbeing, independent living and
inter-generational support.
Application deadline: EOI due 14 March 2016
Grant value:  Up to $15,000
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Organisation: Arts NSW - Aboriginal Regional Arts Fund
Areas of support:  Individuals or organisations in regional NSW for arts projects with Aboriginal people in key creative roles or with Aboriginal people and cultures as the focus/presenters of the work.
Application deadline: 14 March 2016
Grant value:  Up to $5000 for individuals or up to $15,000 for organisations, partnerships & groups
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Organisation: Unlocking Curious Minds
Areas of support:  Innovative approaches to engage harder to reach groups participation in science and technology in NZ.
Application deadline: 15 March 2016
Grant value:  Local grants of up to $30,000 and regional/national up to $150,000
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Organisation: John James Foundation Community Health Program
Areas of support:  Supports organisations and groups, mainly in the Canberra region, to undertake a wide range of medically related charitable activities.
Application deadline: 16 March 2016
Grant value:  up to $20,000
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Organisation: Westpac Foundation Community Grants
Areas of support:  Charities with an annual revenue of under $4 million addressing social disadvantage in Indigenous Australians, refugees, women and youth at risk, people with disability or homeless populations.
Application deadline: 17 March 2016
Grant value:  up to $10,000
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Organisation: Greater Building Society - Greater Charitable Foundation
Areas of support: Organisations providing support to disadvantaged families or community development in South-East Queensland and New South Wales
Application deadline: EOI due 18 March 2016
Grant value:  Up to $500,000 over 1 to 3 years
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Organisation: Foundation North Community Support Grants
Areas of support: Operating costs, project costs and resources/equipment for NZ North Island nonprofits focussing on positive outcomes for children, young people and families.
Application deadline: 21 March 2016
Grant value:  Generally up to $20,000
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Organisation: John Villiers Trust
Areas of support:  Organisations working in arts and culture, community wellbeing, education and vocational pathways, health and aging and indigenous advancement in remote and regional Queensland.
Application deadline: EOIs due 21 March 2016
Grant value:  $30,000
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Organisation: Optus Future Maker Grants
Areas of support: Australian individuals, social enterprises and nonprofits with innovative tech-based ideas issues affecting vulnerable youth.
Application deadline: 28 March 2016
Grant value:  Up to $50,000
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Organisation: Tasmanian Community Fund Medium Grants
Areas of support:  A wide range of projects supporting community wellbeing, connection, arts and heritage, children and young people in Tasmanian communities.
Application deadline: 6 April 2016
Grant value:  $20,000 to $90,000
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