Grants Database

  • 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.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $350,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2017
  • Grantee: Jobsupport

Establishing Evidence Based Open Employment Support for People with Significant Intellectual Disability in Brisbane

To establish a sustainable transition-to-work and open employment support service for people with significant intellectual disability in the Brisbane metropolitan area.

Support and Wellbeing Program

To expand the Support & Wellbeing Program across Cape York Partnerships programs in order to increase engagement, retention and overall wellbeing of its participants and employees.

  • Program Area: Sustainable - Environment
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2016
  • Grantee: Greening Australia Limited

Reef Aid: Restoration of Great Barrier Reef Wetlands and Coastal Ecosystems

This project will pilot cost-effective wetland and coastal systems repair techniques in a priority location within the Great Barrier Reef catchments, which can serve as a 'proof of concept' for other wetland and coastal systems restoration work. The project is clearly aligned with the Reef 2050 recommendations and the 2014 Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report. Working with land owners and farmers, it will reduce sediment and pollution run-off into the Reef, enhance wetland and coastal birdlife, improve inter-tidal fish breeding grounds and restore degraded sites.

Hope Street Cafe: Providing training, employment and social inclusion for formerly homeless, low income/disadvantaged people

A grant over 3 years to support the establishment of Hope Street Cafe, a new social enterprise located within the Brisbane Common Ground supportive housing development in South Brisbane which seeks to provide employment pathways to individuals who have exited the cycle of homelessness.

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