Grants Database

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $626,726
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2018
  • Grantee: FareShare Australia Inc

Financial Support to assist FareShare acquire 9 South Audley Street, Abbotsford

A major grant over five years to assist in the acquisition of premises at South Audley Street, Abbotsford. This grant affords FareShare flexibility to consider how they might build their capacity to rescue and cook food to feed those in need.

  • Program Area: Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Role Models and Leaders Australia Ltd

Employment Pathways Program

To consolidate an employment pathways program for Indigenous young women attending the Girls Academy programs. This program will support Indigenous young women for two years after graduation in accessing employment, education or training opportunities.

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Royal Botanic Gardens Board (VIC)

Genomes of Australian Plants (GAP): Building capacity and infrastructure across Australia's herbaria and botanic gardens

This national collaboration will bring together leading Australian scientists in the field of plant biodiversity to improve our understanding of Australia's unique plant tree of life using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). NGS sequencing and assembly of Australian plant genomes using Bioplatforms Australia will provide new tools for systematics and conservation.

The project will deploy funding to identify, sample and prepare appropriate specimens from living collections; assemble sequence data; engage computational biologists to train the plant diversity community in the use of NGS through capacity building workshops; and produce publications. This will deliver long lasting genomic infrastructure and step change in Australia's plant genomic capability.

  • Program Area: Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $375,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Good360 Australia Ltd

Good360 Australia - Goods for the Greater Good

To support the next stage of Good360's development and scale-up of the free goods distribution model.

  • Program Area: Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $260,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Indigenous Consumer Assistance Network Ltd

Yarnin' Business, Yarnin' Jobs - Affecting income and assets for people experiencing vulnerability

To establish a program that support Indigenous and unemployed people experiencing vulnerability to build income and assets in order to move their financial position from 'crisis' to 'thriving'

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $1,770,000
  • Project State: NT
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: The Trustee for Karrkad Kandji Trust

Warddeken Indigenous Rangers: protecting country and cultural heritage

The Karrkad Kanjdji Trust, in partnership with Warddeken Land Management Ltd, will employ Indigenous Rangers to systematically record and conserve cultural heritage , particularly rock art, in West Arnhem Land - recording and protecting what is arguably the largest collection of undocumented, and threatened, rock art galleries in the world. This project will be entirely Indigenous owned and led, with a strong emphasis on conserving the cultural heritage of the rock art.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $2,500,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Wintringham Housing Limited

Shepparton housing for the elderly homeless

Capital grant to build additional social housing units in Shepparton for elderly homeless individuals

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $2,237,500
  • Project State: WA
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: World Vision Australia

Derby Region Aboriginal Early Childhood Care and Development Program

To support the scale up of a regional network of community-based Aboriginal early childhood programs in the Derby region of the Kimberleys in Western Australia.

  • Program Area: Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Deakin University

Project Integrate: Building a coalition to support and advocate for people released from prison

To establish a national coalition supporting and advocating for people released from prison.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $2,500,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: The Nature Conservancy Trust

Juanbung and Boyong land purchase (The Cumbung) to extend the Nimmie-Caira aggregation to protect nationally significant wetland

Towards the purchase of 34ha of land in the Great Cumbung Swap in the Riverina in NSW, to ensure its conservation and mitigate future unsustainable development. This purchase will complement an adjacent land purchase is part of the Nimmie-Caira Project which aims to balance environmental and Aboriginal cultural heritage protection with commercial use so as to create an asset for the local community and the Murray Darling Basin. Paid over five years.

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