Grants Database

  • 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.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2016
  • Grantee: Griffith University: Health

Helping young people to self-manage chronic pain: an integrated web/mobile platform

To develop an integrated web/mobile-application to provide pain self-management strategies for young people aged 10-14 living with chronic pain.

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $70,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2016
  • Grantee: Toowoomba Clubhouse Association Inc

Social Enterprise: Vanguard Laundry Services Career Development Centre

To employ a case manager to support long-term unemployed people who have experienced mental health issues employed at Vanguard Laundry Services, a new Social Enterprise initiative of Toowoomba Clubhouse.

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $120,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2016
  • Grantee: Queensland Theatre Company

Designing the Future: Development program for early-career theatre designers

This 2-year project is designed to address a chronic shortage of experienced set designers in Queensland. It will accelerate the development of 3 early-career designers, who will each be offered a one year intensive residency at QTC, followed by a year of contract work at QTC and/or other arts companies in Queensland. The 2016 residency was awarded to Anthony Spinaze.

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $8,000,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2015
  • Grantee: Queensland Ballet

Queensland Centre for Dance

The Thomas Dixon Centre, Queensland Ballet’s existing home, is stretched to capacity. Funding will enable the building to be redeveloped to accommodate a larger ensemble of dancers, expanded dancer training programs and enhanced community initiatives; allowing the company to pursue artistic excellence and innovation on and off the stage, be open and highly engaged with its community and responsive to internal and external needs.

  • Program Area: Education
  • Amount: $108,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2015
  • Grantee: Queensland University of Technology

Visiting Scholars Program 2015-2016

Support the residency of two international scholars at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies at Queensland University of Technology.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Hear and Say - Centre for Deaf Children Limited

The Hear and Say Occupational Therapy Project

Granted over 2 years to Hear and Say's Occupational Therapy project which will help deaf children develop listening and spoken language, through overcoming sensory processing dysfunction, and other motor planning difficulties.

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $112,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation

Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowships at Lizard Island 2014- 2018

The Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowship at Lizard Island has been funded by The Ian Potter Foundation since 2006 and now has ongoing funding until 2018. The Fellowship provides outstanding PhD students with field expenses over one to three years to pursue world-class research into understanding the resilience capacity of the Great Barrier Reef.

Refer to Case Studies (Our Stories) for further information.

  • Practice Area: 50th Commemorative
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation

Controlling outbreaks of Crown of Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planci)

Through targeted research, this project will help enable Lizard Island Reef Research to maintain coral cover on the GBR by discovering improved methods for controlling outbreaks of Crown of Thorns Starfish.

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