Grants Database

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $220,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: North Queensland Ballet and Dance Company Limited

Dancenorth Artistic Capacity and Leadership Development Program

Dancenorth was awarded $220,000 over three years to deliver its Artistic Capacity and Leadership Development program. The program will facilitate an extensive suite of professional development opportunities for dance practitioners from across Australia to participate in Townsville, Queensland. The grant will support the core costs of delivering the program which include 3 Artist Residency in the Tropics (A.R.T), the Tomorrow Makers project, secondments for 40 young artists, and the opportunity for independent choreographers to work with the Dancenorth ensemble.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: The University of Queensland: Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Lighting the way to recovery after brain injury in children using functional near infrared technology

To purchase a functional near-infrared spectroscopy device (fNIRS) - a portable imaging system used to quantify brain function to map responses to new neuromodulation therapies, reducing the need for for children to undergo fMRI scans.

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: James Cook University: Science, Engineering & Information Technology

Securing the future of Australia's threatened tropical mountain flora for science and society.

This grant will enable the grantee to collect samples and secure climate-threatened tropical mountaintop plants by building a multi-strategy ex-situ conservation reserve to backup at-risk wild populations and support research, display and education.

This novel research on seed banking strategies, genetic diversity and plant tolerance of extreme climates, will ensure that the reserve collections, distributed across multiple Botanic Gardens and Seed Banks along Australia

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $107,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation

Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowships at Lizard Island 2019- 2023

This grant will provide another five years funding for the Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowship program at Lizard Island Research Station supporting another five fellows from 2019 -2023.

  • Program Area: Sustainable - Environment
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2018
  • Grantee: Griffith University: Research Centres & Institutes

Building Catchment Resilience: enabling community collaboration to reduce the impacts of extreme weather events

Produce a decision support tool to assist multiple stakeholders in catchment management to deliberate on a range of options, prioritise resource allocation and coordinate on-ground works in the context of the whole catchment. The tool will generate priority maps, scenarios and actions for the different combinations of on-ground restoration works, and present the benefits and trade-offs to assist decision-making.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2018
  • Grantee: Purpose Enterprises Limited

Vanguard Laundry Career Development Centre

To continue the employment of a career development manager overseeing the successful employment of individuals who are long term unemployed and have an experience of mental illness at Vanguard Laundry.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $2,500,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2018
  • Grantee: Clontarf Foundation

Engaging teenage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Education and Employment - Cairns (Queensland)

To expand the Clontarf program in Cairns, QLD supporting Indigenous male students to engage with education and employment opportunities.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $1,750,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2018
  • Grantee: Seed Foundation Australia

Growing Our Own

To support the expansion of the wraparound support to Indigenous students accessing the First Peoples Health Program training, aimed at developing a career pathway for young indigenous people in the health and social service industries.

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2017
  • Grantee: Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation

Construct a cyclone shelter for the Australian Museum's Lizard Island Research Station.

To construct a cyclone shelter on Lizards Island for use by the Australian Museum's Lizard Island Research Station. This shelter will protect researchers at the station and their research in the event of a cyclone preventing unnecessary loss of important research projects.

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $120,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2017
  • Grantee: TheatreiNQ

Growing Forward

TheatreiNQ will build their organisational capacity and support local Townsville artists by employing a co-ordinator for their ThiNQ Ed program and contracting production assistants for their annual performance season.

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