Where to find Grants in Australia
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There are at least ten different ways to source funding for your idea or project:
|10 Ways to Source Funding|
3 Local Council
4 Sector specific (can also be Federal and Government levels agencies eg arts, community broadcasting, multicultural, coastguard, sport)
6 Private Trusts/Community Foundations
|Investment||7 Venture Capital|
|Pledges/support||8 Crowd Funding
|Loans||10 Bank loans|
There are a number of ways that you can find a grant for FREE. In Australia, these include:
Grant Finder lists grants available across Australia including by State. These generally lead to economic outcomes, increased productivity and engagement in civil life
Dept of Social Services Community Grants Hub https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/
Each State has its own priorities. Some grants may also appear similar to federal grant alternatives but with a local flavour
NSW – See Federal plus:
Northern Territory Government
Local Government Grants
Look up your local council website – especially for community building and local business grants.
Sector specific grants
eg arts, coast guard, tourism, multicultural etc.
Carry out a web search specifically for the industry you are involved in.
Philanthropic trusts and foundations
If you have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, philanthropics are generally humanitarian in nature, providing funding for the better good
Community Foundations in Australia
Community Grant Ready
Venture Capital/Business Angels
Private sector investment with the skills you need if you are an early stage start-up company with high potential growth
Source pledges of support via the internet for your worthy cause or new business idea
There are paid subscription sites that will alert you to up and coming grant opportunities. Listed below are other sites that you can access for FREE:
Fee Paying Services
There are also fee subscription services that alert subscribers on a regular basis of new grant opportunities. This is useful practice for organisations that regularly look for grants.
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