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The Aurora Group is a charity that raises funds to disburse to LGBTIQ community organisations in NSW. Aurora is calling for applications from organisations wanting to run projects that will benefit the LGBTIQ community. Their Small Grants are for projects up to the value of $7,500 and must begin in early 2019 and be able to wrap up by October 2019.

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Amnesty International Australia’s Human Rights Innovation Fund allows anyone interested in promoting and defending human rights direct access to funding to support new, innovative, creative initiatives. These initiatives will have a demonstrable human rights impact in Australia and must have the potential to advance one or more of the fund’s objectives:

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EPIC Assist provides a personalised service to help people with disability achieve their employment goals. EPIC has almost 200 local sponsorships available each year, valued at $300. EPIC will consider sponsoring initiatives that: benefit people with disability; provide opportunities for EPIC to connect with potential job seekers and employers. 

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The Deafness Foundation is currently inviting applications from organisations across Australia for funding for projects that support the deaf and hard of hearing and which address one of the Deafness Foundation’s Strategic Priorities:

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The Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional and remote communities into the future. Two streams are now open for applications: Community Investments and Infrastructure Projects.

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Uniting Ability Links are rolling out some funding for any community members who have an idea about making something more inclusive in their community. The only rules are that it has to be inclusive, sustainable (be able to carry on without Ability Links), The project must be up and running by March 2019 at the absolute latest.

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The Australian National Commission for UNESCO provides support to projects which will further National Commission and UNESCO priorities and objectives. They include:

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The Channel is seeking projects strategically advocating for courageous change when it comes to LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia. The Courageous Advocacy grant round will fund any of the below activities/approaches provided they are in pursuit of a positive policy advocacy outcome for Australian LGBTIQ+ communities.

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The Move It Aus Better Ageing Grant Program aims to increase levels of physical activity of Australians aged 65 years old and over, particularly those least active, to improve their overall health and wellbeing. If successful, applicants will receive grants ranging up to $2m (over a two year period) to implement new, local, community-based activities.