Powering Communities Program grants

Grants of between $5000 and $12,000 are available to eligible community organisations to assist in lowering their energy bills. This can be done by installing solar panels or a battery, upgrading air conditioners, hot water systems, or a refrigerator with more efficient models, replacing lighting with LED’s or conducting an energy audit. There is no co-contribution required.

Find out more information here.

Expressions of Interest close 22nd April, 2021




Saluting their Service Commemorative Grants Program

The program is designed to preserve Australia’s wartime heritage; involve people around the country in a wide range of projects and activities that highlight the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations; and promote appreciation and understanding of the experiences of service and the roles that those who served have played in shaping the nation.

There are 2 categories of grants available under the program:

  1. Community Grants (STS-CG)
    Grants to a maximum of $10,000 are available for local, community-based projects and activities.
  2. Major Grants (STS-MG)
    Grants between $10,001 and $150,000 are available for major commemorative projects and activities that are significant from a national, state, territory and/or regional perspective.
For more information, including access to the lasted guidelines and information on how to apply, visit the Community Grants Hub.

Applications now open!



Local Drug Action Teams 

Applications for Community Organisations to form new Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) are now open.
 This recruitment round aims to approve 40 new LDATs, which can apply for $10,000 in initial funding to support prevention and health promotion activities, with further funding available.

For more information regarding this funding visit- 


Applications now open and close 5th March 2021.



Women Leaders in Sport Grant

The WLIS program aims to provide women with development opportunities enabling more women to reach their full leadership potential in the sports industry.

For more information regarding this grant and to apply visit-


Applications now open and close 17th March 2021.




Hotel Energy Uplift Program

Hotels, motels and serviced apartment complexes with up to 99 rooms can apply for grants up to $25,000 for energy saving projects.
Around 80 per cent of small to medium hotels are located in regional Australia.
Eligible projects could include things such as upgrading air conditioning to more energy efficient models, lighting upgrades, replacing single glazed windows with double glazing and installing energy monitoring systems.
More information about the program and information on how to apply is available at:


Applications open 24th February 2021 and close 1st April 2021



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