Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

Grant Opportunities

November 2nd, 2022

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Flood relief

Financial assistance for those Local Government Areas in NSW that have been declared natural disasters, click here

  • Small business – Concessional loans up to $130,000
  • not-for-profit organisation – Concessional loans up to $25,000
  • Individual Disaster Recovery Allowance click here

Disaster relief for businesses access the Disaster Assistance Finder, click here

 

The Community Development Fund Grant Round

The Community Development Fund Grant Round seeks to fund projects or programs which will provide a demonstrable benefit to the local community. This demonstrable benefit can include:

 

  • supporting vulnerable communities, such as rural and remote and disadvantaged
  • providing benefit to the broader community beyond the organisation being funded
  • supporting the achievement of Premier’s priorities.

Projects must:

  • have the support of the local community
  • be managed by an organisation that has the capacity and capability to deliver the project or program
  • have development consent if they are infrastructure projects.

 

Grant amount: From $5,000 to $250,000. This program is administered by Office of Responsible Gambling.

 

For more information please click here

For any questions please contact Ph: (02) 9995 0992 or Email: info@responsiblegambling.nsw.gov.au

Applications close Tuesday 8 November 2022 (AEDT)

 

Strengthening Rural Communities — Small & Vital

The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) Small & Vital stream gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.

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).

A broad range of charitable projects are considered under this program, including:

  • Delivering, or providing activities, events, programs and services;
  • Purchasing or hiring equipment and materials;
  • Community infrastructure projects;
  • Organisational capacity building; and
  • Community resource development.

For the SRC Small & Vital stream, additional specific funding is available for:

  • Indigenous Australians or health and wellbeing projects that support disadvantaged women and children nationally;
  • Projects that improve physical health and local food security and sustainable local food systems nationally;

For more information please click here for the grant website and to view the Program Guidelines click here.

For any questions please contact Ph: 1800 170 020 or Email: info@frrr.org.au

Applications close 5pm 29 November 2022 (AEDT)

 

Strengthening Rural Communities — Rebuilding Regional Communities

Grants up to $25,000 are available for a broad range of initiatives to strengthen the capacity and capability of local people, organisations, networks, and systems that help communities to be informed, skilled, connected and resourced for the future.

 

Specifically, SRC Prepare & Recover will support communities impacted by the following disasters:

  • 2019/20 Black Summer Bushfires
  • February to May 2022 Rainfall and Flooding in South East, Northern and Central Queensland
  • February onwards 2022 Severe Weather and Flooding in New South Wales

For more information please click here for the grant website and to view the Program Guidelines click here.

For any questions please contact Ph: 1800 170 020 or Email: info@frrr.org.au

Applications close 5pm 29 November 2022 (AEDT)

 

Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative – Regional

The program supports the wellbeing of children and young people living in regional NSW to recover from and build resilience to future adversity. The Large Grants Program for Regional NSW leverages the work of Regional Youth Community Coordinators (YCC) to identify projects for funding in regional NSW Local Government Areas (LGAs). It is funded by the NSW Government’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Strategy, and is one of three grants available under the Children and Young People Wellbeing Recovery Initiative.

Councils, schools, not-for-profit organisations and Local Aboriginal Land Councils are encouraged to apply for grants to deliver projects that support recovery, boost resilience and support mental health and wellbeing for regional young people. Small grants are for up to $10,000 and larger grants are for between $10,000 and $50,000.

For program and eligibility guidelines please visit nsw.gov.au/YouthWellbeing

For more information, please contact youthcommunity@regional.nsw.gov.au

Applications close 31 December 2022 or when fully allocated.

 

Cancer Australia’s 2023 Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, Grant Round 14

 

Cancer Australia invites applications for funding under the Supporting people with cancer (SPWC) Grant initiative. The SPWC Grant initiative is an annual grants program that aims to support people affected by cancer through the provision of grants to community organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.

 

The SPWC Grant initiative will fund evidence-based projects to reduce the impact of cancer and better support people affected by cancer. Community organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations supporting people affected by cancer can apply for grants of up to $120,000 (GST exclusive) over a three-year period (2023-2026). Grants for projects to be conducted over a period less than three years should not exceed $40,000 (GST exclusive) per annum.

 

For more information please click here or click here: https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/research-data/grants-and-funding

For any questions please email: contactofficer@canceraustralia.gov.au

Applications close 2pm AEDST 7 February 2023.

 

Aboriginal Affairs NSW Cultural Grants Program 2022/2023

The Aboriginal Affairs NSW Cultural Grants Program supports Aboriginal community organisations across NSW to celebrate Aboriginal culture and hold key cultural events and activities. Applicants can apply for grants from $500 to $20,000. Funding can be used for projects that meet the objectives of the Cultural Grants Program. The following are the types of activities that may be funded, where they are aligned with the program objectives:

  • women’s or men’s gathering on Country
  • delivery of a culture and wellbeing camp for Aboriginal youth
  • creation of a digital installation showing Aboriginal history of the local community
  • statewide music or cultural festival
  • hosting a series of online workshops
  • community celebration event
  • cultural activities at a regional sporting event.

AANSW Cultural Grants Program funding, where possible, is distributed to small, community-based Aboriginal-owned and controlled organisations. Cultural Grants funding will be allocated into two separate streams:

 

Stream 1 – For small, community-based Aboriginal-owned and controlled organisations, unincorporated groups and businesses. These organisations represent or service a specific Aboriginal community or language group, or a group of communities connected geographically.

Stream 2 – For larger regional and statewide organisations. These are organisations with a statewide or national presence and regional organisations with significant numbers of paid staff.

 

Applicants are encouraged to contact their nearest Aboriginal Affairs NSW regional office to discuss their project.

 

For program and eligibility guidelines please visit https://www.aboriginalaffairs.nsw.gov.au/grants/aboriginal-affairs-nsw-cultural-grants-program/

For more information, please contact grants@aboriginalaffairs.nsw.gov.au

Applications close 5pm Friday 14 April 2023 (or before this date if funds are expended)

 

IAHP – Workforce and Maternity Services Grant OpportunityForecasted for release

This grant will support organisations with projects, such as the Birthing on Country models of care, that deliver and/or research and develop programs that deliver maternal health services directly to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and help boost their participation in the maternal health workforce.

Amount: Open competitive process and funding amounts total $11,068,721 (GST exclusive) over three financial years (2022-23 to 2024-25).

To be eligible you must be one of the following organisation types:

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation/Service;
  • Aboriginal Medical Service;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health peak/professional bodies and affiliates; and/or
  • Universities.

Eligible activities must directly relate to the grant opportunity and may include:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander midwifery group practices;
  • birthing in a tertiary hospital with a known Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander midwife;
  • birthing in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander birth centre with a known midwife;
  • work to build the capability and capacity of an organisation/s to deliver Birthing on Country services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, such as scoping, planning and research; and
  • Indigenous childbirth companions or Doulas (non-clinical service).

Eligible expenditure items include:

  • delivery of culturally safe antenatal care;
  • staffing related costs, including salaries and training;
  • travel and accommodation associated with the project;
  • project management and administration costs; and
  • data collection, monitoring and evaluation;

 

Once the grant opportunity is released, we will update this information with any deadlines.

 

For more information please click here or contact grant.atm@health.gov.au or call (02) 6289 5600.

 

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