Small Grants

Improving community understanding of the justice system.

Up to $5,000

Small Grants are open from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023

Small Grants help community legal organisations and not-for-profit community groups deliver projects that support community needs and improve understanding of the justice system.

These grants are likely to fund:

  • one-off projects addressing legal issues for a specific community or an area of law
  • pilot projects offering new approaches to delivering legal information.

Application Timeline

Applications for 2022/23 Small Grants are open from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.

Eligibility

Small Grant applications are open to community legal organisations and not-for-profit community organisations.

We only fund organisations – individuals are not able to apply.

Non-legal organisations are encouraged to partner with a legal service to ensure accurate legal information is provided to the audience group.

Preparing your application

Discuss your idea with us
Seek advice
Confirm your eligibility
Confirm any partnership arrangements
Submit your application

Submit an application

We encourage you toΒ contact the Grants ManagerΒ before submitting your application.

Contact the Grants manager to discuss your proposal.

Review that your project meets the grant guidelines.

Complete the steps for preparing an application.

Applications for 2022/23 grants must be completed online through SmartyGrants.

Apply online

Grant criteria

Guiding principles
Assessment process
Grant exclusions
Conditions of grant

FAQs

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