Red Ribbon Grant

Red RibbonWould your organisation like to apply for a Red Ribbon Grant to increase community conversations and awareness about HIV?

The HARP Unit is offering grants valued at up to $500(please discuss with us if you require more) for World AIDS Day

which is acknowledged internationally on December 1st.

Its easy to apply!

  1. Read the attached guide.
  2. Talk to the HARP Unit if you need to.
  3. Fill out the attached application form.
  4. Review the form with a member of the HARP Unit if you need to.
  5. Submit

Red Ribbon applications are open until Friday 30th September 2016.

Please send applications by email to: or Fax 4221 6722

HARPRed Ribbon Grantsguide 2016

Red Ribbon Application Form 2016

IMB Foundation | Funding round open

As you may be aware IMB are proud supporters of the communities in which IMB members live and work. Each year around $500,000 is distributed through the IMB Community Foundation to assist in the running of community projects.

Since its inception in 1999, the IMB Community Foundation has given over $7.6m in funding to support more than 500 community projects.

Applications for funding in 2016 are now open. Should you have a NEW community project that you believe would benefit from funding from IMB Community Foundation, please apply now.

To learn more about the Community Foundation or to complete the online application form, please go to

Applications close 24th of February 2016.

If you would like to learn more about other projects funded by the IMB Community Foundation, you can visit our YouTube channel and hear from the Projects themselves by clicking here IMB Community Foundation Videos

Grab a grant to help your community waste less food

The NSW EPA and Environmental Trust are encouraging you to apply for a grant of up to $70,000. These grants will help educate communities about ways to waste less food and save money.

To assist these applicants, the EPA is hosting Loving Food, an information session and workshop where we will detail the funding opportunities for this program. We will also detail the food donation grants which are available to not for profits.

Event details:

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015
  • UNSW CBD Campus, Level 6, 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney,
  • 00am until 4pm
  • Register online

Travel costs may be covered for people travelling long distances to attend.

Background to the Love Food Hate Waste grants program

The grants are available under the Waste Less, Recycle More Love Food Hate Waste program and will open for applications on July 22, 2015.

Applicants can tap in to a suite of resources developed by the EPA to encourage positive behaviours to reduce food waste, such as meal planning, shopping to a list, correct storage and using up leftovers. The grants:

  •  provide funding of between $5,000-$70,000
  • are open to incorporated not-for-profit, non-government organisations and community groups and local councils
  • include use of EPA-developed resources, communication tools and messaging

Information about successful Round 1 and Round 2 projects can be found on the Environmental Trust website.

For more information, email the EPA’s Love Food Hate Waste team at or call (02) 9995 6890.


Sport and Recreation Disability Grant

The Sport and Recreation Disability Grant is now open (closing date 2 April 2015). Funding has been provided through Lifetime Care and Support Authority (LTCSA)

Projects will need to demonstrate the legacy the project will leave and must start on or after 1 June 2015

  • People and Equipment – projects are capped at $35,000 (up to $10,000 for people aspects and $25,000 for equipment)
  • Facility and Technology – projects are capped at $75,000.

Further details on our web

$25 000 Southern Phones Community Grants

Shellharbour City Council is assisting Southern Phone to distribute $25000 grant funding to fund community-based projects within the Shellharbour City Council area. Projects will only be funded upon compliance with the Southern Phone Grant Guidelines.

Applications close Tuesday 25 November 2014.

For more information, guidelines and to apply please visit councils website at