Social Impact Grants (Round 1) 2023/24

Applications are open for grant funding in support of initiatives that help create strong and inclusive communities and that advances social and emotional wellbeing in the community.

This funding opportunity is a one-off grant of up to $10,000 for:

  • Minor upgrades to infrastructure to encourage participation especially in regional and remote areas. Examples are disability access upgrades or inclusions, counselling rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, or community spaces.
  • Establish or expand community gardens for locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables.
  • Materials and resources for programs that enable, encourage and or increase participation in community activities.
  • Equipment purchases, to establish or improve a program or a facility to ensure it is a safe space for all participants/community members. Examples are IT equipment, digital technology, catering equipment, furniture, air conditioning.
  • Marketing and contingency costs can make up 10% of combined budget request.

Eligible organisations must be:

  • an Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisation, or other not-for-profit organisation
  • a social enterprise that holds a current certification with Social Traders.

Grant funding guidelines

Funding guidelines, including eligibility criteria (PDF 469.5 KB)

Funding guidelines, including eligibility criteria (Reader accessible version)

Deadline for applications

14 December 2023 at 3.00 pm.

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Contact us

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Page last updated 8 November 2023