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The Youth Opportunities program provides one-off, time-limited grants between $10,000 and $50,000 to not-for-profit organisations and local councils for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus.

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The Google.org Impact Challenge searches for and supports the next generation of Australians whose innovative ideas for change are making an impact locally and globally. This year, the Google.org Impact Challenge will award $5.5M to nonprofit innovators and social entrepreneurs using technology to tackle our biggest social challenges.

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The Mazda Foundation supports a broad range of charitable projects with assistance and funding. It aims to provide financial aid for community advancement. The Foundation currently has two priorities: children with physical and/or mental disabilities and elderly people suffering mental disabilities.

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In 2018 Veterans' Health Week (VHW) will be held 22-30 September. The theme is Nutrition. The Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) will partner with ex-service organisations and community groups to organise and participate in fun events that highlight the importance of improving and maintaining good health.

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October each year is Mental Health Month, and WayAhead (Mental Health Association NSW) coordinates several projects designed to increase awareness and decrease stigma surrounding mental health and wellbeing throughout NSW. Small Grants WayAhead – Mental Health Association NSW offers a number of small grants to support community events.

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SETS is an early intervention program that equips and empowers eligible clients and communities to address their identified settlement needs in order to improve social participation, economic well-being, independence, personal well-being and community connectedness.

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The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open competitive process to apply for funding to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Settlement Services – Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) – Community Capacity Building activity in each state and territory from July 2019 to June 2022.

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The ANZ and Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants will provide grants of up to $10,000 to LGBTQI not-for-profit community organisations, charities and individuals to help support local LGBTQI communities. Funding can be sought for a wide range of purposes including education and training, community development and creation, and arts and culture.

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Kick Starter is a business planning competition and small grants program funded by the Macquarie Group Foundation for early stage social ventures and run by SEFA Partnerships, as part of its commitment to boost capacity within the sector.