Grants Awarded by the Department of Finance

The Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines [PDF Document 215 KB] require that details of grants be listed on the website of the responsible entity no later than 14 working days after the funding agreement is signed by both parties. Details must remain on the website for at least two years from the date of the signed funding agreement.

The following table contains details of grants awarded by the Department of Finance since 1 July 2013.

Portfolio Department​/​Agency CBMS Program Title Program Component (if applicable) Project Title Recipient Purpose Special confidentiality provisions  (Y/N), and reason Value Commencement Date Grant Term (months) Grant Funding Location
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a LGBTI+ Network happy hour staff fundraiser in support of Communities@​Work N $18.75 18/04/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Communities​​​@​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a trivia night staff fundraiser in support of Communities​​@Work N $40.00 15/04/2016 NA Greenway ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA RSPCA Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a cupcake day staff fundraiser in support of the RSPCA. N $827.35 15/04/2016 NA Deakin, ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Communities​​@​​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a staff soup kitchen fundraiser in support of Communities@​Work N $422.27  30/03/2016  NA Greenway, ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Communities​@​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a silent auction fundraiser in support of Communities@​​Work N $580.50   30/03/2016  NA Greenway, ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA RSPCA Australia • Production of policy and position papers;
• 2016 Animal Welfare seminar;
• Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website and Science Update; and
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees.
N $38,869.60 12/02/2016 12 Months Deakin West ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Page Research Centre Limited • Maintain the Centre's library archival project;
• Collecting and safe guarding the history of the Country Party and the National Party;
• Maintain the Centre's web site to allow active interaction with the public, and academia to contribute to, and advance the debate on policy development for issues effecting rural and regional Australia;
• Conduct the Sir Earle Page Memorial Lecture; and
• Conduct research projects and analysis to inform public debate.
N $92,088.70 12/02/2016 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Green Institute • Policy and outreach on green ideas and philosophy.
• Capacity building on green politics and skills including webinars, forums, courses and conferences.
• Research and strategic advice on current issues such as climate, energy, and international affairs. 
• Administration and support including salaries, travel and meetings, websites and administrative support.
N $92,088.70 12/02/2016 12 Months Canberra ACT 2601
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Australian Institute of Policy and Science Editing, Production and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $38,869.60 11/02/2016 12 Months Missenden NSW 2050
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Menzies Research Centre Limited Conducting roundtables and seminars on social and political policy issues.  Development of website to disseminate information and production of articles and publications.  Conducting research and other projects approved by the Board within the objects set out in the Constitution of the Centre.  Covering the general expenses incurred in conducting the activities noted. N $245,279.10 11/02/2016 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and to cover sub-lease payment No $28,307.40 04/02/2016 12 months Melbourne  Vic 8003
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Chifley Research Centre Ltd Research into economic, social and political policies, encourage the development of high quality public policy and to meet the general expenses of the  organisation to the extent that these expenses further the projects of the centre and meet the objectives of the centre. No $245,279.10 04/02/2016 12 months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Australia for UNHCR Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a Christmas cherries staff fundraiser in support of UNHCR Australia  N $1,105.00  16/12/2015  NA Sydney, NSW 2000
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Communities​@​Work Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a trivia night staff fundraiser in support of Communities​@​Work N $2,372.00  12/10/2015  NA Greenway, ACT 2900
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Care Australia Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a Nepal Earthquake BBQ staff fundraiser in support of Care Australia N $383.70  19/06/2015 NA  Lyneham, ACT 2602
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Wirrpanda Foundation Donations Acct Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a Reconciliation Day BBQ staff fundraiser in support of the Wirrpanda Foundation N $193.94  9/06/2015  NA Docklands, VIC 3008
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Menzies Research Centre Limited • Conducting roundtables and seminars on social and political policy issues;
• Development of website to disseminate information and production of articles and publications;
• Conducting research and other projects approved by the Board within the objects set out in the Constitution of the Centre; and 
• Covering the general expenses incurred in conducting the activities noted.
N $239,764.80 14/01/2015 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Page Research Centre Limited • Maintain the Centre's library archival project;
• Collecting and safe guarding the history of the Country Party and the National Party;
• Maintain the Centre's web site to allow active interaction with the public, and academia to contribute to, and advance the debate on policy development for issues effecting rural and regional Australia;
• Conduct the Sir Earle Page Memorial Lecture; 
• Conduct research projects and analysis to inform public debate; and 
• Publish a book on the history of the National Party in Queensland.
N $90,018.50 07/01/2015 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Australian Institute of Policy and Science Editing, Publishing and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $37,996.20 07/01/2015 12 Months Missenden NSW 2050
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and to cover sub-lease payment N $27,670.50 16/12/2014 12 Months Melbourne VIC 3001
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The RSPCA Australia Inc Production of policy and position papers;
• 2015 Animal Welfare seminar;  
• Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website and Science Update; and 
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees. 
• Provision of specialist advice through various committees. 
N $37,996.20 15/12/2014 12 Months Melbourne VIC 3001
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Green Institute Limited Capacity-building, research and outreach, strategic advice on current issues and administration and support of the Green Institute Limited. N $90,018.50 15/12/2014 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Chifley Research Centre Ltd Research into economic, social and political policies, encourage the development of high quality public policy and to meet the general expenses of the organisation to the extent that these expenses further the projects of the centre and meet the objectives of the centre. N $239,764.80 15/12/2014 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Pegasus Riding for the Disabled ACT Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a bake sale staff fundraiser in support of Pegasus Riding for the Disabled ACT N $3,000.00  7/10/2014  NA Holt, ACT 2615
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA RSPCA Australia Inc Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a cupcake day staff fundraiser in support of the RSPCA N $829.70  1/09/2014  NA Deakin West, ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Grants In Aid NA Australian Institute of Policy & Science Editing, Publishing and Distribution of AQ: Australian Quarterly N $37,141.50 09/07/2014 12 months Camperdown NSW 2050
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Wirrpanda Foundation Donations Acct Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a Reconciliation Day BBQ staff fundraiser in support of the Wirrpanda Foundation N $273.08  10/06/2014  NA Docklands, VIC 3008
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA RSPCA Australia Inc Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a cupcake day staff fundraiser in support of the RSPCA N  $1,179.10  12/05/2014  NA Deakin West, ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Beyondblue Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a capes and crepes day staff fundraiser in support of Beyond Blue N  $1,359.15  30/04/2014  NA Hawthorn West, VIC 3122
Finance Department of Finance ANU Awards for Excellence NA Australian National University The objective of this grant is to highlight Finance's ongoing commitment to learning and development through sponsorships of academic prizes. 
The provision of this grant to ANU aligns with the department's strategic commitment to excellence and also positions Finance as an employer of choice.
N $1,550 07/03/2014 12 months Acton, ACT 2601
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Page Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre N $89,773.40 28/02/2014 12 Months Kingston  ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Menzies Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre.  N $234,371.50 20/02/2014 12 Months  Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Chifley Research Centre Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre. N $234,371.50 06/02/2014 12 Months Kingston ACT 2604
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA The Green Institute Limited Nominated purposes and general expenses of the Centre. N $87,993.40 06/02/2014 12 Months Canberra ACT 2601
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA Royal Humane Society of Australasia Inc Provision and presentation of bravery awards and to cover sub-lease payment. N $27,047.90 06/02/2014 12 Months Melbourne VIC 3001
Finance Department of Finance Grants in Aid NA Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Incorporated Production of policy and position papers;Scientific seminar; Education of the community via targeted education campaigns, website andScience Update; and Provision of specialist advice through various committees. N $37,141.50 06/02/2014 12 Months Deakin West ACT 2600
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a trivia night staff fundraiser in support of the ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group N  $454.54  31/07/2013  NA Queanbeyan, NSW 2620 
Finance Department of Finance Other Departmental - Outcome 2 - General Services NA Touched by Olivia Foundation Funds raised solely from individuals' personal contributions at a trivia night staff fundraiser in support of the Touched by Olivia Foundation N $1,084.00  31/07/2013  NA Canberra, ACT 2600

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Last updated: 13 May 2016