The Small Grants program supports projects proposed by individuals and or organisations and or communities who would otherwise be limited by the constraints of other funding programs.
The maximum grant has been increased to $750 in 2021 and there will be more grants awarded (if successful) each round. The project needs to directly or indirectly assist, involve and benefit LGBTQIA+ people and promote positive social outcomes and mental health in the community.
There will be three small grant rounds in 2022, with the following closing dates:
We endeavour to process and access applications within 7 days of each round closing date.
Applications can be made at any time, however they will only be considered for the round closest to the date of the application’s submission.
We welcome applications that are particularly creative and innovative, and those that are put forward by individuals, communities and organisations that have not received small grant funding in the previous 2 years. We regard favourably projects that work as partnerships between individuals and organisations.
Pride Foundation will invest in projects that benefit either LGBTQIA+ individuals or community or strengthen LGBTQIA+ organisational capacity:
Individuals – an application needs to satisfy at least one of the following intended outcomes. Through the project LGBTIQ community members will:
Organisational capacity – an application needs to satisfy at least one of the following intended outcomes. Through the projects LGBTIQ organisation will:
be better able to recruit and retain volunteers and members
work better with the community and/or other organisations
improve the skills and knowledge of volunteers/members
develop resources it needs to undertake its work.
The planned activity must involve and benefit LGBTQIA+ members and promote positive social outcomes in our community.
Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be a citizen or permanent resident, or a community group that is operating in Australia.
Examples include but are not limited to funds towards:
The following are ineligible for funding: