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With the implementation of the Government’s new child care package, the Nanny Pilot Programme and the current In Home Care program will cease on 30 June 2018. These programs currently provide home based child care delivered in the family home by a nanny or an in home care educator engaged by a selected or approved service provider.

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The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) is seeking Registrations of Interest for the Social and Affordable Housing Fund Phase 2 Expression of Interest. This EOI is to provide service packages that meet the SAHF objectives, including tailored support packages, asset and tenancy management and access to accommodation,

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Start Strong Pathways is a program that helps provide educational supports for very young children prior to preschool enrolment, strengthens the engagement of children within these services, and helps promote the importance of early childhood education to parents.

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The Ngroo "Walking Together" program aims to help community preschools and long day care centres build positive relationships with their local Aboriginal community and reduce barriers that may prevent Aboriginal children accessing centres.

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In 2017/18 the NSW Government is making up to $10 million available to non-government organisations (NGOs) to provide Supported Temporary Accommodation through an Expression of Interest (EOI). Temporary Accommodation (TA) is a critical component of the NSW Government’s response to homelessness.

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To support the development of local dementia-friendly community activities, Dementia Australia is offering 20 grants of $15,000 each for Australian community and not for profit organisations to work on dementia-friendly projects. Grants will be administered via an expression of interest (EOI) process.

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The Try, Test and Learn Fund was announced in the 2016-17 Federal Budget as an initial response to the Australian Priority Investment Approach to Welfare. Tranche 2 of the Fund will finance small-scale trials of new or innovative approaches to support people at risk of long term welfare dependence.

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Sporting clubs or community organisations that run or support sporting activities can apply for the Holden Home Ground Advantage grants. There's $250,000 in cash grants up for grabs, plus a new initiative: apply for eBook vouchers, that you can then sell for $5 each with 100% of the proceeds going straight to your club. 

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City of Parramatta Council’s Annual Community Grants provide an annual funding opportunity for the Parramatta Local Government Area. The grants support local not-for-profit community-based groups, organisations, social enterprises, sports clubs and services and in some cases individuals. Applications open on 22 January for the 2018 grants.