Other Grants

On this page you will find a list of various funding and grant opportunities.

Westpac Foundation's Community Grants

Community Grants are $10,000 each and also include non-financial support via Westpac’s ‘More than Money’ program, helping to maximise the social impact and sustainability of grantees. If you are or know of a not-for-profit grassroots community organisation giving opportunities to those who need it most in our local community, nominate or apply today.

Dreams for a Better World – Sunsuper 

Sunsuper's Dreams for a Better World program is all about partnering with those who dream big and do good to improve the lives of other Australians and their community, and they have $150,000 in grants to help make it happen.

Since 2011, Sunsuper's Dream for a Better World program has been supporting community development programs and partnering with not-for profit organisations that help bring lasting and positive change to the lives of many Australians. They've expanded the program so that community-minded small businesses can also apply for a grant and help tackle a local or social issue in their community.

Submissions for the next round opens 8 February 2019.

Aspirations4Kids In Sport

Ongoing grant process.

Amount: not stated

Aspirations4Kids in Sport assists Queensland school students between the ages of 10-19 years who are in need, so they can play their chosen sport.

This means:

  • Families of students facing Financial Hardship i.e. the nominee’s family must hold a current:
    • Low income Health Care Card,
    • Concessions Card, or
    • Foster Health Care Card.
  • Families of students facing Financial Hardship due to the remoteness of their residential address
  • Students who have a recognised and/or diagnosed disability or chronic illness.
  • Families facing an impactful short-term circumstance and needing a one-off Hand Up funding assistance.
  • An A$K Scholarship i.e. longer-term funding to support a student in need with their sporting career.  Please note - Only one Scholarship funded annually.

Aurizon Community Giving Fund

Local community groups and charities in the North Queensland region can apply for cash grants of up to $20,000 through the latest round of Aurizon’s Community Giving Fund. Details for the next round of Community Giving Fund will be announced in February 2019.

Gambling Community Benefit Fund

Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 through the GCBF. This fund is Queensland’s largest one-off community grants program, distributing approximately $57 million per year.

The fund allocates grants to not-for-profit community groups, to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities.

The Gambling Community Benefit Fund is a Queensland Government grant from the Department of Justice and Attorney General.

Glencore Community Program North Queensland

Applications are called once per year and close on 30 September each year.

Guidelines and Application Form

Local contact - Jemma Schweikert. Phone (07) 4744 3140 or email jemma.schweikert@glencore.com.au