Grant Opportunities

Community Grants Program for Lesbian based Non profit Organizations in Australia

Community Grants Program for Lesbian based Non profit Organizations in Australia


Deadline: 1 March 2020

Lesbians Incorporated is accepting applications for its Community Grants Program 2020 with an aim to benefit the lesbian community in general or one or more groups within the lesbian community.

10+ Funders for Agriculture, Food and Nutrition
10+ Global Donors for Improving Lives of Children in Poor Countries
10+ Donors that believe in building NGO capacities for Civil Society Development
15+ Donors for Saving the Planet: Grants for Environment, Conservation and Wildlife
Groups may be racial, cultural, geographic, or may have specific identified needs or shared interests and concerns. LInc considers the children of lesbians as part of the lesbian community.

Focus Areas

To be eligible for funding, projects must demonstrate that they:

20+ Donors standing up for Human Rights and Equality
10+ International Donors seeking to improve Access to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
20+ Global Donors for Empowering Women and Girls
25+ Donors for the Empowerment of Youth
meet an identified social, cultural, educational, health, welfare, recreational, personal development or legal need of the lesbian community;
target discrimination against lesbians and/or aim to improve the civil rights and/or status of lesbians within the general community;
aim to improve the access of lesbians to programs, services, activities and opportunities available to the general community;
aim to increase the vocational training and/or employment opportunities of lesbians.
Funding Information

Grants are available for up to $1000 per successful application.

Eligible Projects

Eligible projects are those which reflect the objectives of the Community Grants Program and fall within a category appropriate to the funding program. Categories are:
Literary, visual or performing arts activities or functions
Social functions
Classes or workshops
Production of information or resources for educational or promotional purposes
Support groups or services
Advisory services
Sporting and recreational activities or functions
Other appropriate activities or services approved by LInc
Eligibility Criteria

Individual lesbians or lesbian based/lesbian friendly non profit organisations from throughout Australia are eligible to apply for funds. Applicants will need to demonstrate expertise or experience relevant to the project.
Grants are not available to assist businesses. Current members of the LInc Committee are ineligible for this program.
Applications are particularly encouraged from lesbians who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, lesbians with disabilities, lesbians from non-English speaking backgrounds and lesbians in non-metropolitan communities.
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