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Granting ideas for April 2024

Australian Communities Foundation receives funding proposals from a wide range of organisations through our Granting Opportunties platform. See below for this month’s granting recommendations from our Grants Team.

Leadership and Empowerment Program for People Seeking Asylum and Refugees who are Passionate Cooks

Free To Feed

Free to Feed’s ‘Recipes for Leadership and Empowerment’ is a transformational program for people seeking asylum and refugees who are passionate cooks with a sense of vocation in teaching, storytelling, and/or as entrepreneurs.
The funding sought is critical in making the program accessible to people seeking asylum and refugees, at a time when many are struggling with the impacts of the current social and economic climate. Read more

Making the Environmental Defenders Office’s Fossil Fuel Tracker Publicly Available

Environmental Defenders Office (EDO)

Since 2022, the Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) has forensically monitored and documented Australian fossil fuel projects in the regulatory pipeline, using an in-house Fossil Fuel Tracker. Their goal is to make their unique tracker a publicly available interactive map, to provide communities around Australia with access to accurate and timely information about fossil fuel projects in their area. This is critical to ensure citizens can exercise their public participation rights and work together to tackle climate change. Read more

Warrigunya On-Country Housing

Warrigunya Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation

Warrigunya provides safe, supported accommodation for men leaving prison. They have spent the last four years consulting, planning, liaising, building, and constructing four self-contained units, a common room/large kitchen, laundry, office and workshop space in Gippsland, Victoria. They are seeking funding to provide holistic support and healing opportunities to help guide these men towards a different path in life, one that leads away from prison and closer to their families, communities, and financial stability. Read more

Women in the Lead: Empowering Women-Headed Households in Eastern Indonesia

Indigo Foundation

The Indigo Foundation supports its community partners to empower women and girls, improve education and health outcomes, secure better livelihoods for families and defend human rights in their communities. This project will partner with the local grassroots organisation PEKKA NTT (‘PEKKA’) to break the cycle of poverty for women-headed households in Eastern Indonesia, making sustainable improvements to their education, food security and economic independence. Read more

Looking for other granting ideas? Find a wide range of funding proposals on our Granting Opportunities platform. Filter by location, focus area and target population to find a project that aligns with your funding interests.