Non-Council Grants    

Local Sporting Champions

The Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed state, national or international sporting championships or a School Sport Australia state or national championships.

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Child Care Rebate

To help working families with the cost of child care, the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations are offering a rebate of up to $7,500 (indexed) per child, for eligible families.
For more information visit or call 13 61 50

Project Local

Do you have an idea that you think will make your community a better place to live?  Then Project Local is for you.  Project Local is looking to help make your community better by funding your ideas.
For more information visit or email

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

If you are an eligible job seeker and are interested in starting and running a small business, you may be able to access assistance through the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).  NEIS can provide you with accredited small business training, business advice and mentoring, as well as ongoing income support for up to 52 weeks.
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Find a Grant for your Organisation or Group

Our Community is a world leading social enterprise that provides resources, advice and tools for Australia's 700,000 community groups and schools- anchored by 16 online Knowledge Centres and associated publications and training. Our community works to create practical linkages between the community sector, general public, business and government.



For further information, contact Josephine Roccisano, Community Project Officer - Grants and Sponsorship on 4645 5023 or email