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Navigating the World of Grants: Not-for-Profit, Community, and Health Organisations

Updated: Sep 29, 2023

Securing funding is a pivotal aspect for many organisations, especially those in the not-for-profit, community, and health sectors. With myriad grant opportunities available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. In this guide, we'll walk you through some noteworthy grants of 2023, share resources to keep you updated and offer tips to enhance your grant application process.

Spotlight on 2023 Grants

  1. MRFF 2023 Global Health Grant Opportunity

    • Agency: Department of Health and Aged Care

    • Focus: Health and Medical Research

    • Closing Date: 20th September 2023

2. Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive Grant Opportunity

  • Agency: Department of Education, Skills and Employment

  • Focus: Supporting child care services to address barriers to child care participation, particularly in disadvantaged communities.

  • Closing Date: Various rounds throughout 2023

3. Information, Linkages and Capacity Building – Social and Community Participation 2023-24 Grant Opportunity

  • Agency: Department of Social Services

  • Focus: Services for People with Disabilities

  • Closing Date: 6th October 2023

Where to Find These Grants?

All the grants mentioned above were sourced from, the official Australian government website that lists available grants. This platform is a treasure trove for organisations, offering a comprehensive database of current and upcoming grant opportunities across various sectors.

Resources for Staying Updated

  1. Regularly check this site for the latest grant listings. You can also subscribe to their newsletter for timely updates.

  2. Community Grants Hub: Another excellent resource that offers a variety of grants, especially for community-based projects.

  3. Philanthropy Australia: For those looking beyond government grants, this platform connects philanthropic organizations with projects in need.

Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Application;

  1. Understand the Criteria and Organise with ChilliDB: Use ChilliDB's note-taking and organisation features to jot down key criteria and ensure your project aligns with the grant's objectives.

  2. Showcase Impact with ChilliDB's Reporting: Highlight the positive change your project will bring about. Use ChilliDB's robust reporting tools to generate data-driven insights, testimonials, and case studies to strengthen your case.

  3. Stay on Top of Deadlines with ChilliDB's Calendar: Never miss a grant deadline again. Use ChilliDB's calendar feature to set reminders and milestones.

ChilliDB: Your Partner in Grant Management

At the heart of every successful grant application is effective data management, collaboration, and reporting. ChilliDB offers all these and more. From organising your grant application data to generating impactful reports that showcase your project's potential, ChilliDB is designed to support organisations at every step of their grant journey.

Moreover, with ChilliDB's community engagement tools, you can foster stronger relationships with stakeholders, gather community feedback, and demonstrate the broader impact and support for your projects – all crucial elements that can bolster your grant applications.

Closing Thoughts

Securing a grant can propel your organisation to new heights. With the right resources, a strategic approach, and the power of ChilliDB by your side, you can navigate the grant landscape more effectively than ever.

For more insights, resources, and to discover how ChilliDB can transform your grant application and management processes, stay tuned to our blog.


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