Grants & Funding

Is funding uncertainty affecting your organisation’s recruitment and retention? The Senate wants to know.

The Senate has invited community organisations to make submissions to a new inquiry into the “shambolic” Department of Social Services (DSS) grants process that left many not-for-profit organisations and community workers’ jobs in limbo late last year. $271 million was cut from the DSS budget over four years and the resulting grants process proved a […]

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Funding for new jobs for migrants and refugees

The federal government has announced $6.6 million in funding for community organisations and employment services providers to “create innovative, sustainable employment projects for underemployed migrant and refugee job seekers through the Migrant Communities Employment Fund (MCEF).” The fund, announced by Minister for Employment Brendan O’Connor and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Kate Lundy, is the result […]

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