Community Grants Program

Lesbians Incorporated

Relevent Country: Australia

Lesbians Incorporated (LInc) has announced the Community grants program for the Lesbian communities and can apply for grants up to $1000.

Projects may aim to benefit the lesbian community in general or one or more groups within the lesbian community. Groups may be racial, cultural, geographic, or may have specific identified needs or shared interests and concerns. LInc considers the children of lesbians as part of the lesbian community.

Funding Information

  • Lesbians Incorporated has established a Community Grants Program to give out $10,000 in grants.
  • Grants are available for up to $1000 per successful application.

Eligible Projects

To be eligible for funding, projects must demonstrate that they:

  • Meet an identified social, cultural, educational, health, welfare, recreational, personal development or legal need of the lesbian community;
  • Target discrimination against lesbians and/or aim to improve the civil rights and/or status of lesbians within the general community;
  • Aim to improve the access of lesbians to programs, services, activities and opportunities available to the general community;
  • Aim to increase the vocational training and/or employment opportunities of lesbians.

Eligible projects are those which reflect the objectives of the Community Grants Program and fall within a category appropriate to the funding program. Categories are:

  • Literary, visual or performing arts activities or functions
  • Social functions
  • Classes or workshops
  • Production of information or resources for educational or promotional purposes
  • Support groups or services
  • Advisory services
  • Sporting and recreational activities or functions
  • Other appropriate activities or services approved by LInc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Individual lesbians or lesbian based/lesbian-friendly non-profit organisations from throughout Australia are eligible to apply for funds. Applicants will need to demonstrate expertise or experience relevant to the project.
  • Lesbians Inc, grants are not available to assist businesses. If you are a Sole trader/business and have an idea for a project, you may apply as long as the project shows a clear benefit to the LGBTQ+ community.