Have you got a project that will help prevent and reduce #homelessness and assist people experiencing homelessness to live with dignity? Then apply for this year’s #DignityFirst funding – $2.5m of funding is available but applications close 17 August

In this funding round, preference will be given to place-based projects that address unmet need and that respond to targeted priority cohorts, including Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, vulnerable families, young people and older people.

Applications that deliver innovative service responses through a collaborative or partnership arrangement are encouraged.

There is no specified category of funding for applicants to address, however a funding limit of $200,000 (GST exclusive) per proposal applies.

Click here to apply!

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund – closes 31 August

To celebrate 25 years, the Gambling Community Benefit Fund is offering Commemorative grants.  There are 11 commemorative grants available. Stage 1 expressions of interest open 2 June 2018 and close at 11.59 on 31 August 2018.

Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program (SRDRP) – ongoing

The Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program (SRDRP) supports not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations with funding to re-establish their facilities and activities after extreme natural events, including flooding and associated damage. Funding of up to $5000 (Level 1) and $20,000 (Level 2) may be available for eligible sport and recreation organisations located in areas declared under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).

Young Starters’ Fund – ongoing

Designed to build, attract and retain young entrepreneurial talent, the program funds eligible organisations to deliver events and activities that build entrepreneurial and startup skills in young Queenslanders.

Google Ad Grants – ongoing

Google Ad Grants is the non-profit edition of AdWords, Google’s online advertising tool. Google Ad Grants empowers non-profit organisations, through $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords™ advertising, to promote their missions and initiatives on Google search result pages.

Australian Communities Foundation – ongoing

ACF provides over 500 grants annually that broadly fall into the following categories: arts and culture, community development and advocacy, community services and welfare, disability, training and employment, environment, health and medical research, education and overseas aid and development. Within these categories, target groups are also supported, including Indigenous communities and refugee/asylum seekers.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work

QCOSS is partnering with the Department of Education and Training to deliver workshops and webinars across the state in late August to mid-September to help community-based organisations respond effectively to funding applications for the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.