191213: Community Drought Support Funding

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191213: Community Drought Support Funding

Community Drought Support Funding

In 2019-20, a total of $5 million (excluding GST) has been made available through the Community Drought Support grants. The grants aim to strengthen the resilience of drought-affected Queenslanders through the delivery of:

  • Flexible Financial Hardship payments to alleviate hardship and cost of living pressures for individuals, households and communities impacted by the drought; and
  • community events and activities that contribute to connectedness and social well-being.

Applications are invited from eligible organisations to deliver between $18,000 and $244,000 in one-off funding in the 37 fully and partially drought-declared local government areas* from March 2020. Community groups, not-for-profit organisations, local councils, neighbourhood centres, emergency relief providers, and school P&Cs are the types of organisations that are encouraged to apply to deliver the Flexible Financial Hardship payments and community events and activities. Organisations are encouraged to deliver the funds in ways that meet the specific needs of their communities. Applications close 5PM Friday 13 December 2019. https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/industry-partners/funding-grants/funding-available


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191220: Reconciliation Small Grants

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The application period for the Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program 2020 by two weeks. Applications now close 11.59pm Friday 20 December 2019.

Grants of $2 500, $7 500 and $15 000 are available to support community events in and around National Reconciliation Week 2020 (27 May – 3 June) that increase awareness of, and contribute to reconciliation.

More information about the grants, including eligibility criteria, is available at www.datsip.qld.gov.au/recgrants2020


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Funding and Grants Information from Maranoa Regional Council

Maranoa Regional Council

For more information please contact your local development officer 1300 007 662.

 

GRANTS / FUNDING
Closing Date Details
Ongoing Business Development Fund

The Business Development Fund (the Fund) is the Queensland Government’s $80 million angel and venture capital funding available to Queensland businesses. The intention of the Fund is to support the growth of innovative businesses and the creation of high-value jobs as well as attract both interstate and international investments in Queensland, thereby strengthening Queensland’s entrepreneurial and start-up eco-system.

The Fund may invest between $125,000 and $2.5 million (matched by the co-investor/s) in a Queensland business in order to turn ideas and innovations into a commercial reality.

Note, the Fund’s investment is a direct investment in the business, and is not a payment to the co-investor, a grant or a loan. Both the fund and co-investor are shareholders in the business. The Fund invests on the same equity terms as the co-investor.

For more information or to apply please visit https://advance.qld.gov.au/entrepreneurs-and-startups-industry-small-business/small-business-innovation-research

 

Round 3 closes 28 November 2019 Veteran Community Grant

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through an open, non-competitive process to
apply for grant funding under the Veteran and Community Grants Program from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

The objective of the program is to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the Australian veteran community by providing funding for projects that sustain or enhance health and wellbeing.

The intended outcomes of the program are to:

·         Deliver projects that are sustainable, financially viable and have an ongoing benefit for members of the Australian veteran community; and

·         Deliver projects that increase opportunities for members of the Australian veteran community, associated with social activity and community participation and/or improve health behaviours and support healthy places.

For more information please visit https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/veteran-and-community-grants-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 December 2019

Regional Agricultural Show Development Grant

The Australian Government is inviting applications via a targeted competitive process to apply for funding under the Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (the program).
Funding will be available to eligible regional show societies for the maintenance and upgrade of existing infrastructure and the building, purchase, rent or construction of new infrastructure related to the running of an agricultural show on regional showgrounds.

The objectives of the program are to help:
keep agricultural shows running
bring communities together
bridge the divide between country and city.

If you would like assistance, please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 (option 1) or email support@communitygrants.gov.au.
More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found on the Community Grants Hub website.

Ongoing Natural Disaster and Drought Assistance

Primary producers are eligible for drought assistance if their property has been drought declared by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

If your vehicles garaging address is in an area where the Personal Hardship Assistance Scheme has been activated.

For more information please visit https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Community-and-environment/Community-engagement/Disaster-and-drought-assistance.aspx

Multiple Rounds Regional Businesses Support Packages

To support regional businesses with the phasing out of transitional and obsolete electricity tariffs by 2020 a Regional Business Support Package has been designed in response to Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) recommendations. This package aims to help business customers better understand their electricity use, minimise their electricity costs and make informed choices about future tariff options. The package includes 5 initiatives:

·         agricultural tariff trial – tariff trial for small agricultural customers

·         large customer adjustment trial – co-contribution grants for up to 10 large business customers

·         business tariff information upgrade – development of tariff comparison tools and information

·         energy audit advice and information – energy audits for up to 20 regional businesses

For more information please visit https://www.grants.services.qld.gov.au/#/service-details/62403?answers=1002,1003,1001,-2000,4004,-3000,-5000&sortBy=status&sortDir=desc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multiple Rounds

The Tackling Tough Times Together

The grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.
Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly. Projects must demonstrate a focus on one of seven activity areas, from building community resilience to improving community health and social wellbeing.

Projects can apply for funding between $20,000 and $150,000.

To find out more or apply for a grant please visit the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal websiteRound 15 is open now.

For more informationhttps://www.frrr.org.au/grants/tackling_tough_times_together.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Small Grants for Rural Communities

Small Grants for Rural Communities Round 33

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities in rural, regional or remote Australia. Priority is given to communities of 10,000 or fewer. Applicants must be not-for-profit community organisations with an ABN or incorporation certificate.  The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal is currently transitioning to an online grants administration system. Applications must be submitted via FRRR’s Grants Gateway online portal.  Please read the How-To Guide and the Grants Gateway FAQs to get started. Interested parties are encouraged to watch this introductory clip about the ‘Purpose Tree’ before applying.  For support with technical issues Ph 1800 170 020, or email: info@frrr.org.au.  Before applying, please review the Guidelines and Grants Gateway Application Form carefully by visiting the website.


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Norman Wettenhall Foundation – Small Environmental Grants Scheme

Norman Wettenhall Foundation – Small Environmental Grants Scheme

Opens 20 March 2018. Offering varying amounts in support of groups or individuals undertaking projects that will make a positive difference to the natural living environment, in land, sea or air, rural or urban. Projects meeting eligibility criteria around flora and fauna conservation, threatened mammal conservation, and landscape restoration and education will be favourably received and should involve any of the following:-  monitoring, recording and sharing data;  delivering community education;  providing community capacity building (e.g. skills training, organisation);   research and science. More information.


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Inger Rice Foundation – Grants for supporting children/family relationships

Inger Rice Foundation

Ongoing grants of amounts up to $5,000 are available through the program that seeks to fund incorporated organisations involved with supporting relationships between young children and their families/carers, in particular, children from pre-birth to primary school entry (0-5) within Australia.  Eligible activities include: Early intervention programs, Family support programs, Resources, Training required for implementation of programs, Eligible applicants include incorporated organisations. For more information contact the program administrator Ph 0438 897 933 email:  inger.rice.foundation@gmail.com  or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.


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Accelerate Small Business Program

Accelerate Small Business Grants Program 

Providing targeted assistance to small businesses that demonstrate high-growth and employment aspirations, to engage high-level expertise in their business for an extended period.  Matching funding of up to $10,000 (excluding GST) may be provided to eligible businesses to engage business mentors, coaches, or an advisory board, for between 6–12 months. The funding must be matched by a cash contribution from the participating business.  Two grant payments will be made directly to the business, with 50% paid on grant approval and a further 50% paid on successful completion of the project.

For more information:  Accelerate Small Business Grants Program


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QRIDA (Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority)

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QRIDA services include:

  • Concessional loans available to Primary Producers for a range of on-farm activities and business expansion.
  • Grant funds to small business, charities/not-for-profit and primary producers when regions are disaster declared under the National Disaster Guidelines.
  • Other programs from time to time (e.g. drought) as required by either state or federal government.

For more information please visit our website: QRIDA

Contact:  Tony Koch

Email:  tony.koch@qrida.qld.gov.au

Phone:  07 4622 8527

or Freecall:  Free Call 1800 623 946

 


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Below are PDF forms that you can download and fill out if you would like your information displayed on this site.

Activities and Events Form

Services and Business Form

Be sure to email them directly to romaforfamilies@gmail.com and attach a photo of your activity, business or logo.

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