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Funding Opportunities - 20 Dec 2017

Posted on 20 December 2017
Funding Opportunities - 20 Dec 2017
1.     Community Safety Fund (NSW)
This program provides funding for community safety initiatives which will reduce crime and stamp out anti-social behaviour. Applications for up to $250,000 are invited for innovative projects designed to prevent crime and fear of crime and help people feel safe and proud of their community. Submissions involving established partnerships between individual schools and community organisations will be considered. Applications close 5pm 20 December 2017. http://www.crimeprevention.nsw.gov.au/Pages/cpd/protectcommunity/communitysafefund.aspx

2.     Harcourts Foundation Grants
The Harcourts Foundation Grants support a specific event, project, item or initiative that helps, grows, and enriches communities where Harcourts have an office. Schools are eligible if they are a registered charity and hold both Tax Concessional and Deductible Gift recipient status. Applications close 31 December 2017. http://harcourtsfoundation.org/australia/

3.     School Holiday Program, 10-12 January 2018 - Story Camp (VIC)
The Victorian State Library is offering a free school holiday workshop for 12 to 15 year olds (open to students from eligible schools). To be eligible for Story Camp, your school needs to have a value below 1000 on the Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage (ICSEA). See the website for details https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/live-learn/literacy-initiatives/story-camp

4.     Sydney Motorway Corporation WestConnex Community Grant Scheme (NSW)
The Sydney Motorway Community Grant Scheme aims to support and deliver positive and lasting outcomes for communities located within close proximity to WestConnex. The community grants provide up to $10,000 to eligible community organisations to deliver initiatives providing a sustainable legacy with lasting benefits to the local economy, community or natural environment. Schools located in eligible suburbs can apply (see guidelines on the website). Applications close 3pm 5 January 2018. http://sydneymotorway.com.au/grants

5.     Rural Education Australia Program - REAPing Rewards
The Rural Education Australia Program is a flexible program that provides grants of up to $10,000 to not-for-profit community groups, early childhood service providers, and primary and secondary school community support committees.  Funds are for locally developed or locally driven ideas, projects and programs that directly enhance the educational outcomes for children and students (0-18 years) in remote, rural and regional communities. Applications close 15 January 2018. http://www.frrr.org.au/grants/Reaping_Rewards.php

6.     'Game of Drones' - 2018 Hermitage Research Facility Schools Plant Science Competition
All students from years prep to 12 in state, private or home schools across Australia are eligible to enter as class groups, in small teams or as individuals. The competition opens 22 January 2018 and closes 29 June 2018. For more information see the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries website https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/plants/field-crops-and-pastures/research/hermitage-competition/competition-details

7.     Indigenous Advancement Strategy Grant (IAS)
The Indigenous Advancement Strategy Grant (IAS) is the strategy through which the Australian Government funds and delivers a range of programmes specifically for Indigenous Australians. No closing date - ongoing.
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