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Stronger Communities Grants Program
The Stronger Communities Program funds small capital projects that will support and encourage community participation in local projects and deliver social benefits to local communities.
Grants are available to community organisations for funding between $2,500 and $20,000.
For more information, and to express your interest, please visit philthompson.com.au/strongercommunities.
Expressions of interest close: 28 February 2021
Building Better Regions Fund
Grants of $20,000 to $10 million are available for 50% of your eligible project costs for most projects, for either the construction of new infrastructure or the upgrade or extension of existing infrastructure.
$200 million is available for Round Five, with $100 million dedicated to tourism-related infrastructure projects.
For more information, and to apply, please visit business.gov.au.
Closes: 5 March 2021
North Queensland Economic Diversification Grants
The North Queensland Economic Diversification Grants are now open to expressions of interest for projects that broaden and diversify economic opportunities in areas impacted by the 2019 North Queensland Monsoon Trough.
Co-contribution grants of between $10,000 and $500,000 are available on a competitive basis for projects in the agricultural and non-agricultural sectors that diversify existing industries, start new ones and lead to more jobs.
For more information please visit the QRIDA website.
Expressions of interest close: 19 March 2021
Business Events Grants
The $50 million Business Events Grants program is part of the $1 billion Relief and Recovery Fund which is providing assistance to sectors, regions and communities disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19.
The upfront grant ($10,000–$250,000) will meet up to 50 per cent of costs incurred in participating at a pre-approved business to business event, such as space hire, design and manufacture, plus travel and accommodation.
For more information, and to register your interest, please visit the Austrade website.
Closes: 30 March 2021
Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program
Grants of up to $10,000 or $150,000 – depending on the category applied for – are available to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage and involve people around the nation in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations.
Projects and activities should promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation.
For more information, and to apply, please visit communitygrants.gov.au.