Sidney Myer Fund & The Myer Foundation: Small Grants

This Small Grants Program supports strategies to benefit Australian communities. The aims are to:

  • alleviate the negative effects of poverty and disadvantage;
  • demonstrate new ideas about how to address poverty and disadvantage;
  • strengthen communities’ abilities to deal with poverty and disadvantage.

Funding & Duration

Grants are capped at $10,000 and are generally made for a 12 month period only. The requested amount may be part of a budget of up to $50,000.


The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund do not provide grants directly to individuals or unincorporated bodies.

Submission Requirements

While applications are assessed at regular intervals please note that there is a longer gap between November of one year and February of the next. Should you be seeking funding for a project with a start date during January or February you should aim to have your application submitted by mid October of the previous year.

Further Information

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