Community Grants

Plant a Tree for the Queen's Jubilee

Expressions of interest are now being sought for community tree planting events to commemorate the Queen's Jubilee. The Warringah electorate has been allocated $100,000 to fund a maximum of 10 events. Grants of between $2,500 - $20,000 are available. Please review grant opportunity guidelines here

Expressions of interest must be submitted no later than 5pm on March 15th. The form can be accessed here.

Economic Pathways to Refugee Integration (GO5453)

The Australian Government is seeking applications via an open competitive process for the Economic Pathways to Refugee Integration (EPRI) program Grants to Social Enterprises grant opportunity.

The new program seeks to increase the rate of employment for refugees and humanitarian entrants with lower skill levels and low English language proficiency.
A total of $15 million is available for this grant opportunity. Eligible applicants can apply for grants of between $50,000 and $1 million per annum over 3 years.

Applications close on April 11 2022.

Please click here for more information.



Both Balgowlah RSL Memorial Club Ltd (Category 1) and Manly Warringah Rugby League Club (Category 1 and 2) have funding rounds open under the ClubGrants NSW program.

Category 1 funds projects and services that contribute to the welfare and broader social fabric of the local community and are aimed at improving the living standards of low income and disadvantaged people. This can include community building/development, community health services and employment assistance activities.

Category 2 supports other activities not specifically listed under Category 1 and includes junior sports program funding and veteran welfare activities.

The round is open until 15 April 2022. For more information regarding grant amounts and eligibility call ClubGrants on 1300 730 001.


Impact Investment Ready - Growth Grant

The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant equips for-profit and not-for-profit organisations with the support they need to create tangible social outcomes.  The fund allows them to secure investment capital to fast-track the growth and scale of their project which will solve a predominantly Australia-based social problem.

The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grants are funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS) Sector Readiness Fund and the following trusts in Equity Trustee's SIP Program; Trudy and Florence Williams Charitable Trust, managed by Equity Trustees and The Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation (LMCF).

Grant decisions are made by an independent panel of experts.

Applications are encouraged from all organisations that focus on one or more of the following outcome areas:
•Early Childhood & Education
•Employment, Training & Participation
•Housing & Local Amenity
•Physical Health & Disability
•Family, Communities & Inclusion
•Mental Health & Well-being
•Income & Financial Inclusion
•Indigenous People.

Grants up to $140,000 are available.

Expressions of Interest are accepted on an ongoing basis.

For grant guidelines, please click here.