funding

NSW Seniors Week Grants  These grants provide seed funding for organisations to hold events for 
seniors during the 2016 NSW Seniors Week festival (1 April – 10 April 
2016).  In 2016, one of the main focuses for NSW Seniors Week will be on ‘healthy living’.  2016 NSW Seniors Week grants are open to all not-for-profit and 
charitable organisations, public companies limited by guarantee and 
local government authorities based in NSW. Workplaces or businesses that plan activities or projects in support 
of the needs of seniors and the ageing population can also apply.   Find out more information and apply .

NSW Seniors Week Grants

These grants provide seed funding for organisations to hold events for seniors during the 2016 NSW Seniors Week festival (1 April – 10 April 2016).

In 2016, one of the main focuses for NSW Seniors Week will be on ‘healthy living’.

2016 NSW Seniors Week grants are open to all not-for-profit and charitable organisations, public companies limited by guarantee and local government authorities based in NSW. Workplaces or businesses that plan activities or projects in support of the needs of seniors and the ageing population can also apply.

Find out more information and apply.

Att: Victorian Councils & Libraries: Living Libraries Infrastructure Program  The Living Libraries Infrastructure Program is a $4.3 million program designed to improve Victorian public libraries and make them more accessible.  The program assists regional libraries and local governments in 
providing high quality and accessible public library infrastructure that
 meets the changing needs of communities.  Councils and regional libraries are eligible to apply for up to 
$750,000 to go towards a new, renovated or refurbished public library 
building or for a mobile library.  Applications close 1 October.   Find out more information on  The Grants Hub  or contact one of our  Grant Consultants .

Att: Victorian Councils & Libraries: Living Libraries Infrastructure Program

The Living Libraries Infrastructure Program is a $4.3 million program designed to improve Victorian public libraries and make them more accessible.

The program assists regional libraries and local governments in providing high quality and accessible public library infrastructure that meets the changing needs of communities.

Councils and regional libraries are eligible to apply for up to $750,000 to go towards a new, renovated or refurbished public library building or for a mobile library.

Applications close 1 October.

Find out more information on The Grants Hub or contact one of our Grant Consultants.

Stronger Communities Programme  The Federal Government’s  Stronger Communities Programme  provides a great opportunity for groups to access capital (infrastructure) funding for projects which will deliver social 
benefits. The programme aims to improve local community participation, 
cohesion and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.    Key Aspects of the programme:    Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) will establish a community 
consultation committee to undertake consultation in their electorate to 
identify eligible projects and invite applicants to apply  Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply  Grants of between $5,000 and up to a maximum of $20,000 are available  Applicants are required to confirm matched funding in cash or in-kind on at least a dollar-for-dollar basis  Funding of $150,000 per electorate per year will be allocated for two years commencing 2015-16.    Check your deadline with your local MP.

Stronger Communities Programme

The Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme provides a great opportunity for groups to access capital (infrastructure) funding for projects which will deliver social benefits. The programme aims to improve local community participation, cohesion and contribute to vibrant and viable communities.

Key Aspects of the programme:

  • Federal Members of Parliament (MPs) will establish a community consultation committee to undertake consultation in their electorate to identify eligible projects and invite applicants to apply
  • Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply
  • Grants of between $5,000 and up to a maximum of $20,000 are available
  • Applicants are required to confirm matched funding in cash or in-kind on at least a dollar-for-dollar basis
  • Funding of $150,000 per electorate per year will be allocated for two years commencing 2015-16.

Check your deadline with your local MP.

NSW & ACT At Home Care Grants  Grants assist young people (aged 18-65) with high care needs who are living 
at home and who are at risk of entering aged care facilities.Eligible items include:
 - Equipment (including wheelchairs and other mobility aids)
 - Home modifications to enable access and mobility (e.g. ramps)
 - Respite and support services (ongoing or block)
 - Other items that will extend the recipient’s ability to remain at home.  Grants from $2,000 to $10,000 are available.   Learn more and apply .

NSW & ACT At Home Care Grants

Grants assist young people (aged 18-65) with high care needs who are living at home and who are at risk of entering aged care facilities.Eligible items include:
- Equipment (including wheelchairs and other mobility aids)
- Home modifications to enable access and mobility (e.g. ramps)
- Respite and support services (ongoing or block)
- Other items that will extend the recipient’s ability to remain at home.

Grants from $2,000 to $10,000 are available.

Learn more and apply.

Severe Behaviour Response Teams Funding  The Australian Government is inviting applications for an open 
process to deliver Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRTs) services 
under the Ageing and Service Improvement Programme. This will be a 
nationally consistent operation for the period September 2015 to 30 June
 2016.  The primary objective of this activity is to support the 
establishment of a mobile workforce of clinical experts available to 
provide timely and expert advice to Commonwealth funded approved 
residential aged care providers that request assistance with addressing 
the needs of people with very severe and extreme Behavioural and 
Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).  A total of up to $12.674 million is available in the 2015-16 financial year.  Applications close 15 July 2015.   Find out more and apply .

Severe Behaviour Response Teams Funding

The Australian Government is inviting applications for an open process to deliver Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRTs) services under the Ageing and Service Improvement Programme. This will be a nationally consistent operation for the period September 2015 to 30 June 2016.

The primary objective of this activity is to support the establishment of a mobile workforce of clinical experts available to provide timely and expert advice to Commonwealth funded approved residential aged care providers that request assistance with addressing the needs of people with very severe and extreme Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).

A total of up to $12.674 million is available in the 2015-16 financial year.

Applications close 15 July 2015.

Find out more and apply.

FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants  FRRR and its donor partners, including The Sally Foundation, are 
providing up to $100,000 to assist not-for-profit organisations in 
rural, regional and remote Australian communities to ‘adopt’ and act on 
one of this year’s eight Heywire innovative project ideas as listed 
below and profiled in this video - a quick overview of 2015’s eight 
ideas.  Applications that tap into the strengths of young people and adapt 
the idea to their own local situation are encouraged. Successful grant 
applicants will have control over how the project is implemented in 
their community, but will be encouraged to make contact with the young 
people who initially developed the idea (facilitated by Heywire).  Applications close 12 June 2015   http://www.frrr.org.au/grants/Heywire-youth-innovation

FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

FRRR and its donor partners, including The Sally Foundation, are providing up to $100,000 to assist not-for-profit organisations in rural, regional and remote Australian communities to ‘adopt’ and act on one of this year’s eight Heywire innovative project ideas as listed below and profiled in this video - a quick overview of 2015’s eight ideas.

Applications that tap into the strengths of young people and adapt the idea to their own local situation are encouraged. Successful grant applicants will have control over how the project is implemented in their community, but will be encouraged to make contact with the young people who initially developed the idea (facilitated by Heywire).

Applications close 12 June 2015

http://www.frrr.org.au/grants/Heywire-youth-innovation