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Other funding

Community radio and television stations may be eligible for funding from sources other than the CBF. 

You can do a free search for grant opportunities at:

  • https://www.business.gov.au/assistance is an Australian Government directory with information about federal, state and local government funding programs
  • GrantReady is a free searchable listing of grants and funding programs for community based and not-for-profit organisations, and local councils

CBAA Grant-Matching service

  • The CBAA Grant-Matching Service gives stations access to grant opportunities from the CBF) and many government and philanthropic funding organisations across Australia. The service is available to all CBAA Member stations and aims to provide stations with the opportunity to match available funding opportunities to their identified project. Support will be provided to ensure your station is ‘grant-ready’ and eligible for identified opportunities.
  • For more information, contact CBAA Member Services Officer Emma Couch

Other online resources that may assist in identifying grant opportunities:

  • OurCommunity.com.au aims to foster the growth and development of the community and non-profit sector in Australia. They manage the Funding Centre, a grants and fundraising hub, as well as other resources on running successful community organisations, boards etc.
  • Philanthropy Australia is the national organisation supporting grant-making trusts and foundations. The Directory of Funders lists philanthropic funding opportunities and tips on seeking funds from philanthropic trusts.
  • Strategic Grants create grant strategies to build non-profit capacity to be ready to apply and able to win grants, through research, planning, project matching, policy and process development, writing and training.
  • Grant search databases such as:

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