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In partnership with Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW), Homelessness NSW (HNSW) are providing up to $500,000 worth of grants for organisations who require one-off financial support to effectively plan and participate in the Core and Cluster procurement.

The maximum grant amount per eligible organisation is $20,000 (excl. GST).

The aim of this grant is to provide added support for organisations to build capacity to tender for Core and Cluster funded projects. Grants are open to all organisations applying for Core and Cluster funding; however, priority will be given to Aboriginal community-controlled organisations, regional based projects and smaller organisations with less than $5 million in revenue each year. Applicants do not need to meet all three of these priorities to receive a grant. We encourage organisations tendering for Core and Cluster refuge projects to apply.

Applicants can seek funding for activities undertaken or planned to prepare a tender, including (but not limited to) grant writing assistance, contracting professional legal services or specialist consultants, or retrospective funds for expenses incurred from preparing Core and Cluster Tranche 1 and 2 tenders. See eligible and ineligible grant activities in Grant Guidelines for more information.

Only one submission will be accepted per organisation, partnership and/or consortium.

Grants are administered by HNSW, in partnership with DVNSW, on behalf of the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ).

Deadline extended: Grants are open for application until 5pm on 5 July 2023.

Before applying, please be sure to read the Grant Guidelines.

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