Applications now open – Australia Day Community Grants

  • 5 November 2021

Applications for the Australia Day 2022 Community Grants Program are now open.

The National Australia Day Council, in collaboration with the Australia Day Council network  is offering a total of $7.4 million in grants to Australian local government authorities and community organisations.

In 2022, Australia Day event hosts can apply for up to $20,000 to deliver events that use the National Australia Day Council’s ‘Reflect. Respect. Celebrate. We’re all part of the story.’ campaign branding.

Applicants that collaborate with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to incorporate activities that reflect and respect and celebrate the local indigenous people and their culture will be eligible to apply for an additional $10,000.

Download the fact sheet.

In 2021, the National Australia Day Council provided 416 grants totalling more than $7 million, allowing Australians in every state and territory to get together and reflect, respect and celebrate.

On Wednesday 3 November, a Grants’ briefing webinar was held and attended by more than 100 people representing councils and community organisations from around the nation. The briefing was recorded and can be viewed here.

Another Grants’ briefing session is scheduled for another session at 9am on Monday 15 November 2021. Click here to join the meeting

Applications for grants close at 2pm (Perth) on Friday 19 November 2021.

You can download a copy of the guidelines or to ask a question contact [email protected]

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