New initiatives that promote sustainable development and encourage social and economic improvements for disadvantaged communities can apply for a share in up to $25,000 worth of grants.
Australian bank ING DIRECT is offering $100,000 to imaginative people to help get their ideas for social change off the ground.
Applications for Greater Charitable Foundation funding for significant projects aimed at improving the lives of families and communities in NSW and the Gold Coast have opened.
The 2015 NRMA Insurance Community Grants program, worth a total of half a million dollars, is now open and looking for local Not for Profit initiatives to help make communities safer.
The Queensland Government has made a $1 million donation to be shared among four charities delivering immediate post-cyclone support and services - bypassing the Premier's Relief Appeal which was established after Cyclone Yasi in 2011.
Australia Post is calling on community groups, charitable organisations and small businesses that are connecting people and creating positive change to apply for funding of up to $10,000 through the latest Our Neighbourhood Grants program.
Westpac Foundation is to award $800,000 in funding to local Not for Profit organisations in its biggest community grants program to date.
Another $500,000 is to be shared by 37 Aussie charities as part of the second round of the $1 Million Dick Smith Foods Foundation giveaway.
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) has announced that its six grant programs are making more than $1.1 million available to rural, regional and remote communities.
Applications are open for an annual fellowship that will see three CEOs from Victorian Not for Profits given funded places to study at Harvard Business School.
The Commonwealth Bank is inviting organisations that support the health and wellbeing of Australian youth to apply for a share of $2 million worth of community funding.
A small Not for Profit project run by volunteer teachers, activists and writers from all over Australia has taken out two grant awards to expand their work in the new year - including a prestigious US Impact Grant.
Three Australian Not for Profits have been awarded grants under a US$2.5 million global funding program, initiated by business products and services supplier Staples.
100 Women, a Perth-based giving circle, has awarded three inaugural grants totalling almost $100000 set to transform the lives of women close to home and overseas.
A food van in the Spencer Gulf and a nutrition program for Very Special Kids are just two of the 22 Not for Profit projects awarded grants by the Newman’s Own Foundation as part of its USD $1million commitment to support nutrition in Australia.
Facebook founder and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged $US25 million to the US Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the deadly Ebola disease - one of the largest single donations so far.
The international Movember Foundation has committed to spend $41.5 million to change the way men live with, and beyond, prostate cancer in a campaign being rolled out across UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada.
Google Australia has revealed the 10 Not for Profit finalists in it’s $2million Impact Challenge and the global online technology giant has called on the Australian public to vote for its favourite project.
Global aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has declined a cash offer from the Federal Government to fight Ebola in West Africa instead urging Australia to send trained emergency medical personnel.
Nominations have opened for the 2014 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards worth $150,000, to commemorate Sydney Myers life and love of the arts.
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