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Funding Opportunities - August 15, 2017

Posted on 15 August 2017
Funding Opportunities - August 15, 2017
1.     Western Chances Scholarship Program (VIC)
Western Chances scholarships are awarded to talented and motivated young people in Melbourne's west who have worked hard and have been recognised by their nominators, teachers, lecturers and the wider community. There are two types of Scholarships: one for applicants who have not previously received a scholarship, and the other for existing scholarship recipients who have the opportunity for their scholarship to be renewed. Applications close on Friday 25 August. http://westernchances.org.au/page/scholarships

2.     Public Education Foundation 2018 Scholarships announced (NSW)
The scholarships that are currently open for 2018 support students with all kinds of interests and expertise as well as offering students who are experiencing disadvantage critical support to help reach their potential. The Public Education Foundation also supports the professional development of principals, teachers and education executives through world-class leadership scholarships and education programs. See the website for details https://publiceducationfoundation.org.au/scholarships/

3.     Domino's Give for Good grants
Give for Good is an annual program offering rural, regional and remote Australian communities grants of up to $5,000, for community-led projects that respond to one of three impact areas. A total of $150,000 will be available in 2017. Applications close midnight (AEST) Friday 25 August 2017. To see an outline of the impact areas and further information see the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) website http://www.frrr.org.au/grants/GiveforGood

4.     The Matific Games
Matific, an online K-6 maths resource is giving schools all over Australia and New Zealand the chance to win $20,000 cash PLUS $30,000 worth of prizes, licences etc.The Matific Games "warm-up" starts on August 14 and gives schools enough time to be prepared for the main competition commencing on August 31 and concluding September 13, 2017. To register your school see the website https://www.matific.com/au/en-au/matificgames/school

5.     Community Harmony Program 2017-18 (VIC)
The Community Harmony Grants Program is a competitive grants program administered by
the Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion Division of the Department of Premier and
Cabinet. Applications close midnight, Friday 18 August 2017. http://www.multicultural.vic.gov.au/grants/apply-for-a-grant/community-harmony-program

6.     Advance Queensland Engaging Science Grants (QLD)
The Advance Queensland Engaging Science Grants are part of the Advance Queensland Engaging Queenslanders in Sciencea strategy with vision to create a Queensland population that engages in and recognises, supports and advocates for science. The grants are designed to support scientists, researchers, science communicators, journalists, teachers, organisations and community groups to deliver science engagement and communication projects, events and activities that align with this vision. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to eligible Queensland-based applicants. Applications close 31 August 2017. See the website for information  http://advance.qld.gov.au/entrepreneurs-startups/engaging-science-grants.aspx

7.     Safer Queensland Community Grants Program (QLD)
The Safer Queensland Community Grants program assists in the development and implementation of projects that improve road safety or help reduce crime in Queensland. Community groups, schools, local councils, not-for-profit organisations and members of the Queensland Police Service are eligible to apply for one-off grants between $1,000 and $10,000. Applications close 31 August 2017 http://www.suncorpsaferroads.com/community_grants/

8.     WA Youth Awards 2017 (WA)
The WA Youth Awards were established in 1999 to recognise young Western Australians aged 12 to 25 years for their achievements and contributions to the community. The Awards also reward outstanding youth groups and organisations that serve and support the state's young people. The WA Young Person of the Year will receive a $10,000 travel bursary to participate in youth-related events and activities across WA, in addition to two tickets to a European destination. Nominations close Thursday 31 August 2017 https://www.yacwa.org.au/

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