Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Christian TV Producer Helps University Secure Half Million Dollar Grant

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SeniorSmilesA documentary produced by Richard Attieh, one of Australia’s most well known television producers, has helped the University of Newcastle’s School of Health Sciences secure a $540 000 research grant. The funds will help the University continue its world-leading research in Oral Health and Hygiene for the aged and elderly across Australia.

Apply for a Volunteer Grant before December 20

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Apply for a Volunteer Grant before December 20Individuals or Organisations representing volunteer based community groups are eligible for up to $5,000 in Government Funding.

Up to $10 million is currently available for Volunteer Grants in 2016. Eligible organisations and individuals can apply before December 20 for funding amounts of between $1,000 and $5,000.

The application process is very simple and money is intended for you to use it in ways that will help your volunteers.

#KeepCommunityRadio post-budget campaign

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Community radio suffered badly in the budget.

The Federal Budget will see a decrease in funding support for the sector of $1.4 million p.a. – funding that keeps community radio stations broadcasting on digital in 5 capital cities.

Community radio’s standing alongside public and commercial broadcasters is at risk.

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia has launched a campaign to Keep the Community in Your Radio, seeking signatures on a petition calling on both the Coalition and Labor to restore funding to keep community radio on digital.

Planning Assistance Grants now open

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Applications for a new grant opportunity are now open to assist community broadcasting organisations to plan for the future.

Depending on the requirements of your organisation, this might include developing strategic, operational, business and/or marketing plans.

Grants of up to $8,000 can be used towards facilitators, resources, meeting venues, software – whatever you need to help put your plan together.

New CBF Planning Assistance Grants

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The CBF will launch the new Planning Assistance Grants in early February.

Thanks to the CBF consulting CMA, the grant has been extended to stations with up to $300,000 annual turnover. The grant provides up to $8,000 to assist stations develop and implement a new 2016 strategic plan. Funds sildenafil online have been increased from the initial offer enabling stations to hire professional help and coaching for plan development and implementation.

New Grant Opportunity

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The Community Broadcasting Foundation has developed a new grant to help stations and sector bodies plan for the future.

The new Planning Assistance Grants will open on Feb 10th, with $10,000 available in the first round. Organisations can apply for up to $8000 to pay for consultants and facilitators, meeting venues, software, references and resources, project management.

New Media Leadership Development Prize

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Arrow Leadership logo_300x163CMA is excited to announce the launch of The Arrow Leadership Executive Media Leader Scholarship. This development award is designed to empower the next generation of leaders in our sector.

In partnership with Arrow Leadership, CMA is offering a $6000 scholarship for this inaugural award. CMA will sponsor one eligible leader from our sector to participate in Arrow Leadership’s Not-For-Profit Executive Leaders Program in 2016.


Take advantage of CMA’s Grants Review Service

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Maximise your chances of succeeding in your next grant application by taking advantage of CMA’s Grants Review Service.

Christian Media Australia longs to see the redemption and transformation of Australian lives and culture. Financial Grants play an important part in enabling our members to advance their vision and ministry of national redemption and transformation. In order to help guide, co-ordinate and improve outcomes for our members CMA has created a Grant Review Group.

CBF grants opening in May

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CBF logo_180x120_bThe Community Broadcasting Foundation’s new round of Content Development Grants open this month, along with a few General Grants sub-categories.

CBF will be accepting applications for each of the following grants from May 15th to Jun 29th:

CBOnline grants close this Friday 17th April

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cbf-webApply for up to $20,000 for online projects to help community broadcasters improve quality and reach.

This round is for projects starting from June 2015, with up to $60,000 available in 2014/15 (one application per organisation).

The guidelines are a bit vague because of this category’s deliberately wide application, but CBF says the Online Grants Advisory Committee (OGAC) will give priority to innovative projects that aim to future-proof community broadcasting and benefit multiple broadcasters, especially if they are licensed and made available via open source.

Newly opened CBF Grants

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CBF logo_180x120_bThe Community Broadcasting Foundation has recently opened its latest round of funding.

Radio stations can apply now for transmission subsidies and equipment funding, general station grants, training, and CBOnline grants.

CBF is currently accepting submissions for the following grant categories:

Got a new idea for digital storytelling?

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Walkley Foundation logo 2$70,000 is up for grabs through the Walkley Grants for Innovation in Journalism, with applications closing Jan 30th.

The Walkley Foundation is looking for projects that do creative new things with technology, business and storytelling, and improve the Australian journalism landscape.

$10,000+ Grant Opportunities

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Funds of $10,000+ are available via two (non-CBF) grants that applications are currently being accepted for.

It’s worth taking a look at these grants if: you or someone you know is making a positive impact in your community; or if your regional organisation is involved in training or supporting programs that give people new skills.

Free CBF Grants Webinars

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CBF logo_180x120_bThe CBF is running a free webinar to help stations with Transmission Grants, at 5pm AEST on Tuesday 12 August.

The online seminar aims to help community radio stations plan a transmission project and work out the best way to apply for grant funding to buy the needed equipment.

Funding Retained For Community Radio

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Commit to Community Radio logo 180x135Community broadcasters are relieved that government funding for the sector has been retained in the 2014-2015 federal budget.

There were fears that funding would be cut or eliminated completely after the National Commission of Audit recommended scrapping ALL funding for community broadcasting.

Community Radio At Risk If Audit Cuts Adopted

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Commit to Community Radio logo 180x135The Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) has launched an urgent campaign after a federal government audit recommended cutting all funding for community broadcasting.

If adopted, the National Commission of Audit’s recommendation to abolish Australia’s Community Broadcasting Program would mean the end of all CBF grants and projects (such as the National Training Project, Community Media Training Organisation, Amrap, CBOnline, the Digital Radio Project, and the Community Radio Network), putting at risk more than 260 radio stations.

New Promote Your Station Grants

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CBF logo_180x120_bA new grant is now available to help small stations promote themselves.

Community radio stations with an annual income of less than $150,000 can apply for CBF’s new Sustainability & Development – Promote Your Station Grants.

The grants are for up to $2000 to be used for costs related to promotional activity, such as merchandise, venue & equipment hire, and printing of materials.

$100,000 in Mission Travel Grants Now Available

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Mission Travel Gp_Giving Back 2013_180x232Mission Travel is giving away $100,000 to help Christians pursue the dreams God has given them.

Individuals and organisations can apply for cash amounts of $5000 or $10000, and travel grants for overseas experiences. A ministry training scholarship is also available.

Applications are open Oct 1-25.

Application information and guidelines are at


Pozible: crowdfunding for creatives

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Pozible is Australia’s first crowdfunding platform for creatives.

Crikey’s Ben Eltham reveals how local film makers are using Pozible to raise funds for screen projects:

“Start-up filmmakers are increasingly turning to crowdfunding websites to finance projects. The Pozible platform has even partnered government agencies to boost cash in the sector.”

Read the full article “Lights, camera, crowdfunding: how films are made Pozible

Find out more about Pozible at