|23 June 2019||Funding available to tackle Cyber-bullying
The State Government has provided $500,000 towards initiatives to tackle cyber-bullying. Funding is available for both community organisations and young people to apply.
How Much – grants are available between $500 – $1,500 for young Queenslanders, and $1,500 – $5,000 for community organisations. No co-contributions are needed.
Closing Date – midnight, 23 June 2019.
When – projects must be delivered between 15 August and 15 November 2019.
For more information – visit www.qld.gov.au/tacklecyberbullying
– Must be aged between 10-17
– Can use the grant money to write and record a song with your friends, film a short video, write a book, develop games, create artwork or design an animation with positive messaging … and much more.
– Can work by themselves or part of a group
– Must have the support of a sponsoring organisation (not-for-profit organisation eg P&C, sporting club who is willing to support your initiative and application)
– Must be a not-for-profit legal entity – youth or community organisation such as sporting or cultural organisation or Scouts group, P&F group.
– Can apply for grants of between $1,500 to $5,000 to deliver a wide range of projects and initiatives that aim to tackle cyberbullying, such as:
– organising games, activities and youth programs
– creating information resources, artwork, videos, films, poetry, books, t-shirt designs
– developing computer games, online programs, websites, apps or social media campaigns
– other creative ideas promoting positive relationships that will help tackle cyberbullying
– The initiatives should empower young people aged 10 – 17 years to become positive social leaders/influencers.
|26 June 2019||
Small Business Digital Grants
This program contributes financial support for businesses to improve digital capabilities, work smarter and take advantage of online business opportunities.
What is it For?
Projects proposed in your application must clearly demonstrate how the product or service will significantly enhance the digital capabilities of the business and how they will impact on the growth of the business.
The digital technology or service must fall under one of four identified priority areas:
· receiving payments or selling online
· digital planning, digital marketing strategy development, and digital training
· specialised digital technology and/or business specific software
· content development (web pages, mobile apps, visual and audio media etc.)
If successful, a 50% funding contribution of up to $10 000 (excluding GST) is provided following completion of your proposal/ implementation of your project. The minimum grant funding amount is $1 000 (i.e. the value of the project is at least $2 000).
· To be eligible for this grant, the business must:
· have fewer than 20 employees at the time of applying for the grant
· have an active Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
· have a turnover of $2 million or less for the last financial year
· Closing date is 26 June 2019.
· All projects approved for funding must be completed within three months of the date of approval
For more information visit https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/grants/digital-grants
|28 June 2019||
Australian Government – Women’s Leadership and Development Program (WLDP)
Application Date: 9 January 2019 to 28 June 2019
1. Women’s Economic Security
This grant opportunity invites applicants to submit proposals for one-off or small-scale projects that contribute towards the Australian Government’s priorities for women on a national scale for key focus areas 2 – 5.
To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types –
· a company incorporated in Australia
· a company incorporated by guarantee
· an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
· an incorporated association
· a partnership
· a consortium with a lead organisation
· a registered charity or not-for-profit organisation
· a publicly funded research organisation as defined in the Glossary
· an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006; and
• be solvent
For more information please contact your local development officer 1300 007 662.
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