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Strengthening Rural Communities — Small & Vital

Applications close: 4 December 2023, 5pm
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $10,000
Description: Gives small remote, rural and regional communities across Australia the opportunity to access funds for a broad range of initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities.

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Strengthening Rural Communities — Rebuilding Regional Communities

Applications close: 4 December 2023, 5pm
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $10,000
Description: Recognising the impacts of COVID-19 on communities, the Australian Government has partnered with FRRR to distribute $5 million from 2022 to 2024 to support community-led initiatives.

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Strengthening Rural Communities — Prepare & Recover

Applications close: 4 December 2023, 5pm
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $25,000
Description: Supports communities in remote, rural and regional communities across Australia to implement initiatives that prevent and prepare for future climate related impacts, or recover from existing disasters through the medium to long term process.

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Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund

Applications close: 6 December 2023, 3pm
Funding body: DFFH
Amount: Up to $400,000
Description: Funding is available for community organisations to upgrade, renovate, extend or build multicultural community infrastructure. The fund supports Victoria’s multicultural community organisations to have safe and secure places to celebrate and share their history and traditions, build connections, and thrive.

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Social Enterprise Development Initiative Grants

Applications close: 6 December 2023, 5pm
Funding body: DSS
Amount: Up to $120,000
Description: The grants will be targeted towards supporting social enterprises to be more effective and efficient in demonstrating and increasing social impact for the vulnerable individuals and communities they exist to support.

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Men’s Shed Funding Program 

Applications close: 8 December 2023, 5pm
Funding body: DFFH
Amount: Up to $100,000
Description: Neighbourhood Houses can apply for a grant towards the construction of a new shed or the extension or refurbishment of an existing shed. 

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Multicultural Seniors Support Program

Applications close: January 2025
Funding body: DFFH
Amount: Up to $8,000
Description: For groups that support multicultural seniors to reduce isolation, foster social connections and build stronger connections with community.

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Tiny Towns Fund

Applications close: 25 February 2024, 5pm
Funding body: DJSIR
Amount: Up to $50,000
Description: The new Tiny Towns Fund will support local communities to deliver quality tourism and community facility projects, such as splash parks and bike trails, playgrounds, community hall and library upgrades, public art and more.

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Everyday Legal Grants

Applications close: Ongoing
Funding body: Victoria Law Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Description: Everyday Legal Grants help community legal organisations and not-for-profit community groups deliver projects that support community needs and improve understanding of the justice system.

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