Department of Health, Australian Government
Closed: Friday 5 February 2021, 2pm (AEDT)
The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) currently allows for the allocation of additional growth funding to help meet increased numbers of older Australians needing access to CHSP services. Growth funding is allocated on the basis of identified funding priorities and gaps in service delivery.
This grant opportunity aims to meet the entry-level aged care needs of older Australians by increasing funding to meet targeted geographic and service needs of clients eligible for CHSP.
To be eligible to apply for this funding opportunity, you must be:
- an existing CHSP service provider;
- an approved provider of aged care services; and/or
- an approved provider of services under the NDIS.
Delivered by the Queensland Government in partnership with COTA QLD
Closed: 31 May 2021
Queensland Seniors Month will take place in October 2021. The month begins on the United Nations International Day of Older Persons and ends on National Grandparents Day.
This year Seniors Month is celebrating Connect Fest. This festival of connection aims to link people of all ages, cultures, and abilities through inclusive events and activities that celebrate the important and essential roles older people play in our communities.
Funded by the Queensland Government, eligible applicants can apply for up to $1,000 to assist in hosting inclusive events and activities.
Subsidies are open to not-for-profit, charitable and community organisations, schools, local government and libraries delivering services in Queensland.
Eligible organisations can apply for up to $1,000 and MUST be matched dollar for dollar by the organisation’s own resources. This can include:
- cash or in-kind support contributions such as venue hire, volunteers, equipment, and supplies
- organisational contributions covering the operational costs including staff wages.
Applicants also need to:
- demonstrate alignment between the event or activity and the 2021 Program Objectives.
- demonstrate financial viability through a comprehensive budget.
Individuals, Sole Traders, Federal and State Government agencies are not eligible to apply.
Guidelines are available at: Queensland Seniors Month Social Connections – 2021 Subsidy Guidelines.
For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact 07 3316 2999 during business hours, or email [email protected] and quote your submission number.
For more information about Seniors Week, visit the Queensland Seniors Week website.
The Good Things Foundation, supported by the Australian Government
Closed: 28 May 2021.
Building Digital Skills grants help organisations to start, continue delivering and expand Be Connected Digital Literacy Programs. Up to $15,000 in grants is available for application.
Organisations who would like to apply for a Building Digital Skills grant must:
● Be a registered Network Partner within the Be Connected Network
● Provide an ABN number (if applying for a $5,000 grant or greater)
● Have public liability insurance
● Have acquitted previous grant/s awarded by Good Things Foundation
Use the Building Digital Skills Grants for projects will help you assist older Australians complete 2 courses, or 10 activities on the Be Connected Learning Portal. Funding can be spent on activities that support older Australians to gain basic digital skills and confidence, such as:
● New devices including computers, laptops, tablets
● Upgrading software for devices
● Internet fees
● Digital mentor expenses, including training to be a digital mentor
● Printing of learning materials for older Australian learners
● Police checks for all staff and mentors involved in delivering the Be Connected
● Marketing/promotional costs
Funding cannot be used for capital works (building or construction materials).
Please visit Be Connected Network- Building Digital Skills Grants for more information and related documents, including example case studies and Building Digital Skills Grant timetables.