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Grants


Volunteering Innovation Fund

Applications close: 3 October 2022
Funding body: Parks Victoria
Amount: Up to $50,000
Description: Aims to inspire ideas and encourage innovation by funding community-led projects that consider new ways of volunteering in and for the environment.

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Youth Volunteering for Nature Fund

Applications close: 3 October 2022
Funding body: Parks Victoria
Amount: $2,000 to $5,000
Description: Youth Volunteering for Nature is looking for ideas that empower young people in the community, aged 18–29, through environmental volunteering to protect and preserve Victoria’s special places for future generations.

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Workforce Training Innovation Fund

Applications close: 28 October 2022
Funding body: DET
Amount: $5,000 to $5 milllion
Description: Creates opportunities for the joint exploration of new ideas and solutions to enhance workplace productivity and employment growth in priority industries identified by the Victorian Government.

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Regional and Specialist Training Fund

Applications close: 28 October 2022
Funding body: DET
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Description: Supports training for specific skills in regional areas of Victoria and specialist areas of industry need, as well as for priority cohorts whose needs are not being met by the current training market.

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Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional Communities

Applications close: 5pm AEDT, 29 November 2022
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $50,000
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 that enhance the process of recovery of remote, rural and regional communities from the COVID-19 pandemic. EOIs for grants between $10,001 and $50,000 are due by 5pm AEDT, 18 October 2022.

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Strengthening Rural Communities — Small & Vital

Applications close: 5pm AEDT, 29 November 2022
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $10,000
Description: Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities that strengthen local people, places and climate solutions, with a preference for smaller communities (populations under 15,000).

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Strengthening Rural Communities – Prepare & Recover

Applications close: 5pm AEDT, 29 November 2022
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $25,000
Description: 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 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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Awards

Victorian Health Promotion Awards

Applications close: 11 September 2022
Body: VicHealth
Description: A platform to showcase your great work in keeping people healthy and sharing your ideas to inspire others in Victoria to do the same.

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NHVic Awards

Applications close: 14 October 2022
Body: NHVic
Description: Recognising and celebrating the valuable work of Neighbourhood Houses on a state-wide level. There are five categories up for grabs.

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