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Priority response to multicultural communities during coronavirus - Phase 3

Applications close: Ongoing until funding is exhausted
Funding body: State Government
Amount: Between $5,000 and $75,0000
Description: Applications are open to organisations providing emergency food relief to ensure culturally appropriate food and essential goods continue to reach Victoria’s multicultural and faith communities.

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Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants

Applications close: 15 November 2021
Funding body: Federal Government - Department of Social Services
Amount: Between $180,000 and $360,000 (for a 2-year project)
Description:These Grants aim to support vulnerable and disadvantaged people to participate socially and economically through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment. The Grants will focus on supporting people of working age (15-64 years) in geographic areas of high socio-economic disadvantage across all states and territories. This includes addressing barriers to participating in community activities, reducing social isolation, developing soft skills and promoting social and economic participation.

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Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience

Applications close: 15 November 2021
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Between $10,000 and $150,000
Description: To help remote, rural and regional communities, and farmers, become more prepared for, and resilient to, the impacts of drought. The aim is to build an enduring resilience to the impacts of climate change, drought, and enhance the public good in agriculture-dependent communities.

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Strengthening Rural Communities

Applications close: 23 November 2021
Funding body: FRRR
Amount: Up to $10,000
Description: Aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to access funding to support broad community needs. 

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The CALD COVID-19 Health Small Grants Fund

Applications close: January 2022
Funding body: Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia
Amount: Up to $5,000
Description: For short-term, one-off, communication and outreach projects that aim to address barriers to accessing information on COVID-19 and the vaccination program.

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