Grants Directory
  • Last updated:
  • 27 Apr 2020

Council's grants directory is a useful tool to obtain information about funding opportunities.

The following list includes funding programs from:

  • federal, state and local government
  • institutions
  • philanthropic trusts
  • businesses.

You can search by project type or funding organisation.

To include your organisation's funding or award opportunities in this list, please contact

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  • Aboriginal Benefits Foundation

    Funding of $500 to $5,000 is available to organisations with a DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient) status to provide assistance to Aboriginal communities and individuals. Projects that advance the aims of the Foundation, with the current focus on art, health and cultural projects may be funded. Applications are ongoing.

  • Amnesty International Human Rights Innovation Fund

    Amnesty International Australia‚Äôs Human Rights Innovation Fund allows anyone interested in promoting and defending human rights direct access to funding to support new, innovative, creative initiatives. Projects must have a demonstrable human rights impact. Four quarterly grant rounds with applications due 28 February,  31 May,  31 August,  30 November.

  • Andrew Powell's Local Heroes Grants

    Andrew's Local Heroes Grants are designed to provide a helping hand to community groups or individuals participating in local, state, national or international endeavours. Four $250 grants are available each round. Applications open year round. 

  • ANZ Staff Foundation

    The ANZ Staff Foundation was established in 1988, and more than 647 charities have benefited from donations in excess of $3.8million. Grants of around $5,000 support a variety of projects from disadvantaged youth to the environment. Applications are accepted twice a year with closing dates of 15 January and 15 July

  • Arts Business Innovation Fund

    ABIF addresses the need to support innovation to strengthen income generating and entrepreneurial capacity in not-for-profit arts and cultural businesses. Open year-round.

  • Australia Council for the Arts

    Our grants program supports a diverse range of artists, artistic practice, organisations and arts activity. Australia Council Grant Programs: - Development Grants for Individual and Groups - $5,000 to $25,000 - Arts Project for Individuals and Groups - $10,000 to $50,000 - Artists with Disability Funding - Arts Projects (Organisations) - $10,000 to $100,000 - Fellowship - $80,000 - International Residences - Four year Funding (Organisations) - $75,000 to $3000,000 p.a.