Community grants available in July and beyond

Author Fellowship | 28 June

The Copyright Agency’s Author Fellowship supports establish authors to create new work over the period of 12 months. To find out eligibility and to apply:

Collier Fund | 30 June

Several grant funding streams are available through this fund which broadly aims to improve the lives of those in need. To find out more:

Damien Greer Lawyers Community Grant | 30 June & 31 December

Grants of $2500 are available to not for profit and unincorporated groups who strive to make a positive impact within their local community.  To apply:

Not-For-Profit Treasurers’ Awards | 8 July

This award has been established to show appreciation for the immense contribution community treasures make to their community groups, the community sector and Australia. $5000 will be awarded to the winning treasurers organisation.  To nominate a deserving treasurer:

Next Chapter Writers’ Scheme | 23 July

Each year, ten outstanding writers are awarded $15,000 each to develop their work. The Wheeler Centre match writers with a mentor and work closely with them on bringing their writing to life, connecting them with peers, publishers and readers. To apply:

Investing in Queensland women grants | 31 July

One-off funding of up to $15,000 is available for initiatives that help implement the Queensland Women’s Strategy 2016–21. Applications close 31 July 2021. More at:

Qld Landcare Awards | 31 July

Nominations are now open for individuals and community groups to acknowledge their outstanding contributions to preserving the unique Australian landscape. Several categories are available. To nominate:

NAB Foundation Grants | 31 July

Community Grants of up to $10,000. for projects that help communities prepare for natural disasters, support long-term recovery and build resilience to future disasters. Applications close 31 July 2021. More at:

Schools Smart Giving Program | 20 August

Through this program, funding supports strategic school projects that aim to improve student outcomes. Projects run for 12 – 18 months. $30,000 – $60,000 grants are available. Eligibility criteria here:

Explorer’s Grant | 31 August

This grant supports humanitarians, environmentalists, storytellers, innovators and pioneers to make a real, positive environmental impact through photography or film. Grants of $2500 – $5000 are available. To apply:

Queensland Day Sponsorship Program | 31 August

Funding of up to $15,000 is available to community groups throughout Qld for events and initiatives dedicated to celebrating Queensland’s birthday on 6 June 2022. Queensland Day events can be held 4-12 June 2022. For more info and to apply, visit:

Accelerating Commercialisation | Apply any time

This program provides small and medium businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers with access to expert advice and funding to help get a novel product, process or service to market. Find out more here:

Export Market Development Grant | 30 November

This is a financial assistance program for exporters. The fund assists small and medium enterprises to start or expand their export business. To apply:

Bushfire Restoration Grants – Tree Planting | Apply any time

The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife invites applications to support tree planting projects as part of bushfire restoration projects in and around regions impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires. This grant provides in-kind support only. To apply:


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