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Welcome to Pro Bono Grants - the free Grants listing we provide to Pro Bono each month, for you, their valued subscribers. 

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 Upcoming Grant Deadlines

Grant: National Landcare Program - Smart Farms Small Grants, Round 3
Areas of support: To support the adoption of sustainable best practices on small farms that improve the management and quality of Australia's natural resources and increase on-farm productivity.
Eligible regions: National
Application deadline: 19 December 2019
Grant value: $5,000 to $50,000 (GST exclusive)
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Grant: Bupa Health Foundation Grants Program
Areas of support: To support research that leads to improvements in the mental health of Australian children and adolescents aged 4-17, ultimately aiming to result in better mental health for the Australian community.
Eligible regions: National
Application deadline: 20 December 2019
Grant value: $500,001 - $1m. One to two projects will be supported
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Grant: Government of Western Australia Department of Communities - Youth Engagement Grants Program
Areas of support: Grants for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people (10–18 years old) in creative ways and help achieve positive outcomes for local young people.
Eligible regions: WA only
Application deadline: 30 June 2020
Grant value: Up to $5,000 for one-off activities up to 6-month duration; up to $10,000 for long-term projects.
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Grant: OBrien Real Estate Foundation Grants
Areas of support: The OBrien Real Estate Foundation aims to fund specific projects in the following areas: education; community sporting activities; community support groups; medical research and support groups; innovative projects from local community organisations.
Eligible Regions: VIC only
Application deadline: 31 December 2019
Grant value: Preferred amounts of up to $5,000
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Grant: Northern Territory Office of Gender Equity and Diversity - General Grants Program
Areas of support: To fund programs/projects/activities and initiatives that promote gender equality in the Northern Territory.
Eligible regions: NT only
Application deadline: 1 January 2020
Grant value: Up to $5,000
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Grant: The Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants - Round 1 2020
Areas of support: To assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.
Eligible regions: National
Application deadline: 14 January 2020
Grant value: Up to $10,000
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Grant: SA Health - Positive Ageing Fellowship Grants
Areas of support: For capacity building projects that support older South Australians, including those from diverse communities and backgrounds, to age well and be recognised for their valued contributions across their lifetime.
Eligible regions: SA only
Application deadline: 17 January 2020
Grant value: Between $20,000 and $40,000
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Grant: Macpac Fund for Good
Areas of support: Macpac are passionate about protecting our environment and its wildlife, having a lasting positive impact on people’s lives through the outdoors, and supporting the communities connected with them.
Eligible regions: National
Application deadline: 31 January 2020
Grant value: Contributions of between $2,000-10,000
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Grant: Ecstra Foundation
Areas of support: The grants will empower communities to create and scale initiatives which address entrenched or emerging issues of financial capability, inclusion and economic equality at a local level.
Eligible regions: National
Application deadline: 31 January 2020
Grant value: 10 grants of $100,000 available
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