Mark Dreyfus MP

Member for Isaacs
Contact Mark
(03) 9580 4651


I've compiled a list of grants that will be of interest to local families and community organisations.

My office is always available to assist with grant applications, and finding new grant opportunities. Please do not hesitate to reach out.

Stronger Community Grants 2021 Round 7

Stronger Communities Programme Round 7 


  • Please read guidelines, and Frequently Asked questions - when you open this web-link please scroll to the bottom of the page:

  • Open date: 26 Oct 2021 10:00 AM AEDT.
  • Close date: 19 Jan 2022 05:00 PM AEDT - My office will close off Expressions of Interest on Friday 19 November 2021, 5:00pm. This is despite the official advertised close date being 19 Jan 2022 05:00 PM AEDT.
  • Grants from $2,500 up to $20,000

FAQ and Program Guidelines and other information here

Complete this Expression on Interest form here

Volunteer Grants 2021

Volunteer Grant 2021 CLOSED

Volunteer grants are now open. Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to eligible not-for-profit community organisations.
Step 1. Read these documents first
Step 2. Online Expression of Interest Form
For an online expression of Interest form, please email

Local Sporting Champions Grants

Open. Find out more here

The Local Sporting Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

If successful, applicants will receive $500-$750 towards the cost of attending their championships.

  • Base Grant: $500
  • Applicants travelling 800km - 1999km to their nominated championships: + $100
  • Applicants travelling internationally or greater than 2000km to their nominated championships: + $200
  • Applicants residing in a rural electorate: + $50.

Federal Government Grants

Search for grants here

Sports Australia Grants here

Local Schools Grants

Fed Gov - Closed