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.

Building Disability Leaders project

Building Disability Leaders is targeting leaders with disabilities in rural or regional Victoria to develop their current leadership to the next level. This project is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services as part of its transition to NDIS. Participants can choose one or both of the packages on offer.

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.

Social Innovation Partnerships – Grants now open

Closing date: January 15, 2019

This program encourages new ways of doing things and creative ways of approaching tough issues. Through Social Innovation Partnerships, two year project funding from $15,000 to $80,000 per year, are provided to support not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises and B Corporations to create sustained social impacts for Melbourne. Social Innovations Partnerships prioritises projects that build long-term … Continued