Grants for targeting disadvantage

New grants are available to tackle poverty and disadvantage in local communities.

These grants are being offered to:


Metro grants

The ‘Supporting Stronger Communities’ grants, valued up to $10,000 each, are available in two rounds:

Please read the following documents before applying:

To apply visit

For enquiries regarding these metro grants, contact the ANHCA Grants Officer Emily Harnett at or (03) 9602 1228.

Regional and rural

The ‘Strengthening Rural Communities’  grants are also available in two rounds:

For more details and to apply visit:

For enquiries regarding these regional and rural grants, contact the FRRR at 1800 170 020 or email