There are many sources of funding for Council and Community Groups. If you are looking for a grant program, or some helpful tips on completing an application, explore some of the sites below.
The Artsinfo program is no longer available, however the site still provides links to arts and community websites
Cultural grants, fellowships, scholarships and awards
Australian Taxation Office
Provides information on how to establish an Non Profit organisation such as ABN and tax concessions
Grant Finder site that allows to search for grants relating to performing arts.
Australian Government Culture and Recreation Portal
Directory of Australian culture organisations and resources. Access over 3,500 websites and 1.9 million pages about Australia's culture and recreation provided by the Federal Government
A useful range of information, including grants and awards. This site also contains links that provide tips for completing applications
Department of Sport and Recreation
Information on grants and financial assistance for sport and recreation groups.
Environment and Heritage
This site lists the grants available through the Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage (DEH)
This site provides you with an enormous amount of free fundraising ideas in the fundraising ideas section. They also have a very comprehensive section listing fundraising companies with great fund raising products.
A comprehensive list of the Federal Government's grants programs
Guide to Community Grants
Provides links to selected sources of Commonwealth, State and non government organisations that may provide financial assistance to community groups
Newsletters are available to community group subscribers from http://www.ourcommunity.com.au/. Publications include: EasyGrants Newsletter, containing a comprehensive list of grants, updated monthly and Raising Funds Newsletter, which provides tips, hints and suggestions for community groups and schools on how to raise (and save) money.