The Queensland Council of Social Service have an excellent and regularly updated grants page that is specific to the community services sector in Queensland.

This section contains a range of news, resources and information on fundraising for not-for-profit and community organisations.

The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies has compiled some fundraising factsheets on topics such as identifying your supporters, asking for funds and legal requirements.

Find out more about philanthropy in Australia, and how you can access philanthropic organisations.

Browse through general grants and funding sources.

Explore the case studies of organisations who have taken different approaches in Rethinking Resources.

Read the Department of Communities information about writing a submission.

Access Our Community information about finding and applying for grants.

The NSW Department of Human Services has produced an excellent Grant Seekers Manual.

In 2016, The Smith Family received important funding from the Queensland Government which has enabled it to expand its existing Learning for Life Tertiary Scholarship Scheme and create the Care2Achieve Scholarship for Young Women Leaving Care . The Care2Achieve Scholarship is for young women moving...
The Department of Social Services has commissioned research aimed at improving the knowledge base about giving and volunteering patterns and trends to support evidence-based policy development. The research aims to better understand volunteering and giving within culturally and linguistically...
At the inaugural Queensland Family Matters Forum held in Brisbane on 4 and 5 August, Minister for Child Safety, the Honourable Shannon Fentiman, announced a new Empowering Families Innovation Fund (EFIF) would help generate innovative, community-led ideas for keeping Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
The Guide for Community Financial Officers is designed to help Financial Officers of community organisations, of all shapes and sizes, to take on the role with greater knowledge and confidence and to help Board Members to understand what is required of a Financial Officer. This Guide is one of a...
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The Switched On Communities Grants program will provide $500,000 for not-for-profit community organisations in South-East Queensland to assist their communities become switched on. With thanks to AGL and the Queensland Government, g rants of up to $100,000 can be used to: Improve the access of...
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A scholarship aimed at inspiring excellence in fundraising is now available to a student who enrols in the mid-year intake at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS), QUT. The Margaret Scott scholarship , which covers the full cost of the Graduate Certificate of...
Grantseekers are applying for smaller numbers of grants, and have called on funders for greater support through both multi-year grants and grants covering core operational costs, according to the latest research report from the Australian Institute of Grants Management (AIGM). The survey is said to...
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nib foundation's Community Grant program aims to support locally-based initiatives which will make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of Australian communities, with a focus on the health of young people, and carers. A Community Grant round is held each year and applications are...
On Thursday 5 May 2015 BDO in Brisbane held its annual Federal Budget Breakfast at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Mark Molesworth, BDO Tax Partner, provided an analysis of the Budget and explained the implications for business, sectors, individuals and the tax reform agenda...
Australia’s 600,000 charities and not-for-profits, from international aid groups right down to the local tennis club, have recently received a major boost, as Justice Connect’s Not-for-profit Law service launched the acclaimed Information Hub for a national audience. The Not-for-profit Law...

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The Homelessness Community Fundraising Toolkit has been prepared for any organisation or community in Queensland working to address homelessness. Through fundraising, the resources, time and talent of local communities can be leveraged to achieve outcomes for people experiencing homelessness. This...
The RE Ross Trust published this report in 2007: Inviting Investment in Social Enterprise: A Prospectus Framework for the Social Sector The Trust acknowledges that most not-for-profit organisations must seek their funding from a diverse range of sources - government and philanthropic grants,...
Finding seed capital for a start-up social enterprise is often not an easy process and the supply of this form of capital in Australia is still as yet underdeveloped. Listed below are several avenues that social enterprises can pursue: Business Grants Australia NAB Micro-enterprise Loans NSW Office...
The Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF) improves access to finance and support for social enterprises to help them grow their business and increase the impact of their work in their communities. The Australian Government is providing seed funding to Social Enterprise Finance...
This resource has been developed by Knode and Foresters to support boards and service managers assess their financial position and strategically build their organistion's financial sustainability. Building financial sustainability in your organistions contains tools to help you: Assess where your...

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Tiffany Tento, Queensland Council of Social Service

Pro Bono Australia founder, Karen Mahlab has delivered her top 10 trends for the social sector in 2014.

Karen's predictions include:

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Author: 
Tiffany Tento, Queensland Council of Social Service

The Tasmanian Government together with Regional Development Australia and the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation have published a useful guide on the ...

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Author: 
Tiffany Tento, Queensland Council of Social Service

All special fund-raising events are different. Each have their own special set of circumstances and requirements.

ourcommunity.com.au's event management team has pooled their many years of experience to create a...

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