Grants listing for July and August 2013

There’s a bucketload of worthy grants on the horizon. Get busy folks:



Management Excellence Awards: Queensland & NT, 15 July

The Australian Institute of Management hosts awards which recognise owner managers, young managers, not-for-profit managers and professional managers. Nominations close 15 July and more information is available at


Thiess Care Grants, 19 July

Thiess offers charities, not for profit and community groups funding of up to $10,000 for initiatives that provide a health, environment or education benefit. Currently the program is running in Logan / Ipswich and the Bowen Basin. Logan / Ipswich applications close 6 July and Bowen Basin applications close 19 July. More information at:


Banksia Awards, 26 July

The Banksia Environmental Foundation has called for nominations for its Banksia Awards, recognising leaders in environment and sustainability. Categories include land and biodiversity, water, education, Indigenous, agriculture and food, innovation and local government, amongst others. Applications close 26 July 2013 and more information is available at


Local Hero Award, 2 August

The Local Hero Award was introduced into the Australian of the Year Awards to acknowledge extraordinary contributions made by Australians in their local community. Anyone 16+ can be nominated for the 2014 Local Hero Award and like other Australian of the Year Awards, nominations close 2 August. More information at


Coles Junior Landcare Grants, 2 August

Small grants of $1000 are available to not for youth organisations and schools for a range of community garden activities. Applications close 2 August and more information is available from


Regional Achievement and Community Awards – Queensland, 23 August

Several categories are open to nominations for these regional and community awards – including community of the year, environment, regional service, energy and sustainability, events and tourism and youth leadership. Nominations close 23 August and more information is available at


Bjarne K Dahl Trust, 1 September

Up to $15,000 is available for the protection and enhancement of eucalypts through promotion, cultivation, establishment and conservation. Applications close 1 September and more information is available at


Festivals Australia Funding, 6 September

Festivals funding through the Australia Council supports regional, remote and community festivals to present quality art projects. Applications close 6 September and more information is at