In the first grant round for 2021/22, our aim was to fund compelling content, support stations to engage their communities in the COVID-normal world, and foster long-term organisational sustainability.
We received a combined total of 293 applications requesting $42,181,424, including:
- 148 Development & Operations applications requested $8,472,536 – 100 applications have been offered funding totalling $4,467,949
- 85 Content applications requested $3,090,517 and 56 Specialist Radio Programming applications requested $1,578,271 – 85 applications (combining all Content and Specialist grants into one application per station) have been offered funding totalling $2,775,626 (this includes ongoing ethnic programming totalling $804,564, Indigenous programming totalling $697,146 and RPH programming totalling $17,037)
- 4 Sector Investment grant applications requested $29,040,100 (of that $24,664,200 was for discreet sector-wide projects) – all have been offered funding including multi-year grants totalling $19,184,795.
Overall we granted a total of $26,428,370 across 192 applications. This includes funding for major projects, sector investment grants and multi-year funding for some Content and Development & Operations grants.
Grant allocations are detailed in our Grant allocations spreadsheet.