The CRN Impact Awards

The CRN Impact Awards celebrate supplier-led Australian IT projects and technology innovators.

Entrants must enter live, commercial projects and may provide multiple submissions. are welcome to make multiple submissions. 

Categories are grouped into projects, distribution and innovation; and range from Workforce Empowerment and Customer Experience, to Emerging Innovator and Distribution Performance.

The entry form includes a dedicated section for confidential information (such as commercial details and testimonials). Entrants can opt-in to share confidential information with judges and/or any articles published by CRN about the awards.

Apply here by 22 February, 2018

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The Art Music Fund

The Art Music Fund was initiated by APRA AMCOS in recognition of the limited opportunities for art music composers to have their works performed.

Funding is available to composers to create innovative commissioned work that is complemented by an exploitation program.

The Art Music Fund is assessed by an external panel of musicians and supports a wide range of music styles including but not limited to notated composition; electroacoustic music; and installation sound (this program is not intended to support popular and rock music)

It is expected that composers will collaborate with other parties to propose the writing of a work that will be guaranteed multiple exposure.

Apply here by 20 February.

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The Honda Foundation

The Honda Foundation aims to inspire goodwill by donating much needed funds to worthy causes nationwide. 

The Foundation acts as a charitable trust, providing financial assistance to charities and organisations across a range of social and environmental issues including support for the disadvantaged, disabled and ill; relief for victims of natural disasters; promotion of innovation and new technologies; and the promotion, development and preservation of Australian culture.

Apply here.

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32nd Dulux Colour Awards

The Dulux Colour Awards invite architects, designers, stylists and students to submit work that showcases their creative and innovative use of colour across commercial and residential spaces.

Entrants are required to illustrate their artistic and professional skill, by documenting how a space can be transformed and enhanced using the Dulux colour collection.

The Awards feature nine categories: Commercial Interior – Workplace & Retail; Commercial Interior – Public Spaces & Hospitality; Commercial Exterior; Single Residential Interior; Single Residential Exterior; Multi Residential Interior; Multi Residential Exterior; International; and Student.

Each category winner will receive prize money, with all winning entries, except for the Student category to be considered for the Grand Prix title, who will be awarded AUD$5,000.

Submissions are open here until February 26.

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IKEA Living Local Community Grants

The IKEA Living Local Community Grants utilise IKEA products, expertise and co-workers to support non-profit and charity organisations in your local area.

The $8,000 IKEA grants are open to non-profit or charitable organisations with a need for IKEA products and home furnishings expertise for a premise makeover .

Applications will be assesed and finalists chosem by IKEA, with winners voted for by IKEA co-workers and customers.

Apply here by 11th February.

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HP Kids Fund

HP is offering schools a total of fifty grants of $10,000, to purchase HP technology and encourage STEM learning in the process.

All school teachers and principals across Australia are eligible with four intakes throughout the year . In addition, every applicant will receive 6 months complimentary access to Code Camp World, an e-learning platform teaching kids how to code. This access can be used for the entire school.

Applications open here until 12 February 2018.

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CSIRO Kick-Start

CSIRO Kick-Start provides matched funding of 10k-50k to innovative Australian start-ups and small SMEs, as well as a access to CSIRO’s research expertise and capabilities to help grow and develop their business.

Funding is to be used for the following research activities with CSIRO:

  • Research into a new idea with commercial potential.
  • Development of a novel or improved product or process.
  • Testing a novel product or material developed by the company.

Eligibility and applications found here.

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RAS Foundation Community Kitchen

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Foundation (RASF) is offering funding to regional and rural community organisations towards creating a community kitchen.

The cash grants will go towards benches and cabinetry,  appliances and whitegoods gifted as part of the Community Kitchen Grant at the close of the Easter Show.

Further information and applications here until 4 February 2018.

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The Industry Observer Awards 2018

There’s always more than meets the eye.

The Industry Observer Awards is an all-new event recognising Australians in the music industry, judged by a jury of their peers.

There are 16 categories including Manager of the Year, Record Label A&R of the Year, Community Radio Host of the Year and Music Lawyer of the Year.

Nominations open on January 10.  More information here.

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Screen NSW Grants

The Screen NSW Grants fund the development of feature films; adult and children’s television drama and narrative comedy including series, miniseries, web series and telemovies; factual and documentary television or web programs and series; animation series; and creative interactive screen entertainment.

Applicants will generally be a NSW-based Key Creative, individual or company.  If  not based in NSW you must provide evidence of a genuine relationship with a NSW-based contributor.

Further details here.

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The Wine Export Grants

The Australian Government has announced a $50m Export and Regional Wine Support Package (the $50m Package). with state-based, competitive grants designed to support the growth of regional wine tourism

The Wine Export Grants are designed to support small to medium wine exporters by capturing export opportunities in China and the USA, through reimbursement grants for from January 2018.

Apply here.

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Discovery Indigenous Scheme

The Australian Government Australian Research Council Discovery Indigenous scheme provides funding to support research programmes led by an Indigenous Australian researcher.

The objectives of the scheme are to support, develop and retain Indigenous Australian researchers while expanding Australia's knowledge base and research capability. 

Grants from the ARC are made to organisations, not individual researchers or research teams.

Read more here.

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National Association for the Visual Arts - New South Wales Artists' Grant

The NSW Artists’ Grant is an initiative of the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) provides financial assistance to professionals in visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners.

Funded by Create NSW, the grants can be used for the production of new creative work, presentation of work in a venue; residencies involving the production of new work/ presentation of new work; production and distribution of an artist’s publication or portfolio; or setting up a website, preparing a publicity campaign.

Applications for this round close 20 January 2018. Apply here

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Endeavour Awards 2018

The Endeavour Awards are presented annually by Manufacturers’ Monthly, and are a chance for all involved in manufacturing across Australia to celebrate the many successes within the industry. 

There are nine categories including the Technology Application Award, The Outstanding Start-up Award and the Manufacturer of the Year.

Know a manufacturer who deserves to be nominated? Apply here.

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Rural Education Australia Program REAPing Rewards

The Rural Education Australia Program, (The REAPing Rewards), is a national program targeting education in rural and remote communities.

The program provides grants of up to $10,000 to not-for-profit community groups, early childhood service providers, and primary and secondary school community support committees, for locally developed or locally driven ideas, projects and programs that directly enhance the educational outcomes for children and students (0-18 years) in remote, rural and regional communities. 

More information can be found here.  Applications close 15 January 2018.

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Darling Travel Grants for international travel

The Gordon Darling Foundation was the first foundation in Australia to focus specifically on support for the visual arts.  The Darling Travel Grants for International Travel provide arts professionals in public institutions with the opportunity to undertake international travel. 

Travel must be for a specific purpose and deliver benefits for both the individual and the institution with grants covering travel and living expenses.

Applications close here January 19, 2018.

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The Australian Interior Design Awards 2018

The Australian Interior Design Awards recognise and celebrate interior design excellence and is backed by the prestigious Design Institute of Australia and ARTICHOKE magazine.

There are two awards with various categories - the Awards for Australian Interior Design and the Award for Interior Design Impact.

Any Australian-based design professional may enter, including interior designers, interior decorators, interior architects, architects and all other design professionals. Entries are encouraged from individuals, groups, partnerships and those working in larger practices and may be located anywhere in the world.

Visit the website here for further information.  Entries close February 16.

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ANZ Tennis Hot Shots - Community Grants

ANZ is giving out huge $10,000 grants to 20 tennis clubs and venues around the country through the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots community grants program.

Tennis club applicants (big or small) are required to detail what they would do with the grant should they be successful, for the chance of receiving $10,000 deposited into a valid bank account, a branded ANZ court banner, promotional merchandise, ANZ Tennis Hot Shots equipment including tennis racquets, balls and nets and access to a dedicated ANZ specialist

Nominees must be a tennis club, tennis centre, school, association or other tennis venue affiliated with Tennis Australia which delivers ANZ Tennis Hot Shots to receive a grant. 

Nominate here by 28th February.

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Women's Leadership and Development Program

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - Women's Leadership and Development Program is a grant opportunity intended to provide funding for one-off or small-scale projects that contribute towards the implementation of the Women’s Workforce Participation Strategy and Women’s Safety on a national scale within Australia.

Of the grant, Minister for Women Michaelia Cash stated "Supporting women to participate in the workforce is an economic and social priority for the Turnbull Government — it’s good for women, families, business and our economy."

The Women's Leadership and Development Program is an important step in reaching the Strategy's goal of meeting its target of reducing the gap in participation rates between women and men (aged 15-64) by 25 per cent by 2025.

Open to Australian businesses and partnerships, grant applications close here on 8-Jan-2018.

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