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COVID-19 Opportunities

We’ve curated the best and most relevant opportunities for social enterprises negatively impacted by COVID-19. We’ve removed the paywall too, because we know times are tough. As the gateway to the social enterprise sector, we want to ensure that everyone has access to the resources they need.

Alfresco Outdoor Dining Grant

The Alfresco Restart Package supports food, beverage, entertainment, arts, and cultural businesses to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and enjoy a COVID safe summer 2021. It's now easier for councils and businesses to offer outdoor dining.

Assistance for Affected Regions, Communities and Industries

The Government has set aside an initial $1 billion allocation to support those regions and communities that have been disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of the Coronavirus, including those heavily reliant on industries such as tourism, agriculture and eduaction.

City of Fremantle Neighbourhood Quick Response Grants

The City of Fremantle recognises the pivotal role grass-roots community groups and organisations play in the delivery of diverse and vibrant neighbourhoods. The community grants program support projects and initiatives that make positive connections within Fremantle’s neighbourhoods.

Collective Crisis Intelligence

As the COVID-19 virus rapidly spreads to more than 150 countries on six continents, public institutions are straining to keep up. To assist you in responding during this time of crisis, this collection of coaching videos has been assembled from those who have successfully responded to a crisis before by successfully using technology to engage with a larger “crowd” of volunteers.

COVID-19 Support: Fee-Free Courses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free* short courses that can be completed in just days or weeks, offering practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.

Household Relief Loans Without Interest

Household Relief Loans Without Interest for anyone impacted by COVID-19 are available now. In collaboration with the Australian Government, they're providing no interest loans of up to $3,000 towards rent and utilities, repayable over 24 months.

International Cleanup Conference

Join delegates from Australia and around the world, representing all relevant areas of government, regulators, research and industry. Build professional skills at conference workshops on PFAS management, human health risk assessment, bioremediation and more.

Purpose Conference

Since 2015, Purpose has explored, celebrated and amplified the growing momentum around ethical, sustainable and social impact business. In 2022, they’re back with more world-class speakers, boundary pushing ideas and life-changing connections.

R&D Fund

The R&D Fund supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and scaleups to commercialise products that address the health, social or economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund: COVID-19 Fund

The world has been shocked by the devastating effects of COVID-19. COVID-19 is placing an enormous medical and financial burden on the music community and Sweet Relief are actively taking steps to provide assistance where it’s needed most. Due to massive cancellations, artists are struggling to find the means to make ends meet during these unprecedented times.

Tasmanian Men’s Shed Association Grants Program

The Tasmanian Men's Shed Association (TMSA) Grants Program supports capacity building, men’s health and wellbeing, including mental health initiatives and the sustainable development of Men’s Sheds in Tasmania.

World Water Challenge 2022

The World Water Challenge has been annually held in conjunction with the Korea International Water Week(KIWW), aiming to identify imminent water problems that the world is facing and to find feasible solutions to them.

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