Funding Opportunities

Disability Support for Women and Children with Disabilities Escaping Family Violence:

This is a Statewide initiative that assists Victorian women and children with disabilities experiencing family violence who require immediate disability support. Funding is available to meet immediate disability-related support needs for a period of up to 12 weeks to a maximum value of $9,000 per person. Requests for funds over $9,000 will be managed on a case by case basis. The program is designed to complement existing specialist family violence services and supports.

The National Redress Scheme

The National Redress Scheme is in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It is for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse while in institutional care. The Scheme commenced in July 2018 and applications can be made anytime before 30 June 2027.

Community Grants now open

The Community Grants scheme provides funding for up to $5,000 for projects run by community-based organisations that build social capital and improve lives of people with disability, their families or carers.

Applications For Disability Self Help Grants Now Open

Closing date: July 12, 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to better support dedicated groups who strive to improve the lives of people living with a disability.
Applications are now open for the latest round of Disability Self Help Grants, to help strengthen self help groups for people with disability and their families across Victoria.
A total of almost $250,000 is available for grants of up to $10,000 each over two years.

2020 Human Services Workforce Scholarship and Ethel Temby Research Grant Program

Closing date: July 30, 2019

Online applications for the 2020 program open on Tuesday 25 June 2019, via https://dhhs.vic.gov.au/workforce-scholarship-and-ethel-temby-research-grant-program The Human services workforce scholarship program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for employees working in human services in Victoria.  It provides a financial contribution towards either undertaking a qualification, or completing a research project. A … Continued