December 6, 2023
Lady in studio with headphones and smiling with wide spread arms

Community media organisations across Australia received a share of over $902K+ in our second grants round for 2023/24.

The funding supports hundreds of inspiring ContentSpecialist Radio Programming and Development & Operations projects and activities that ensure community stories, information and entertainment are heard by millions of people across the country.

Projects range from new podcasts, films and radio shows that reflect the diversity of our community to digital infrastructure projects that ensure listeners can access their favourite content seamlessly from anywhere to sector-wide initiatives that support long-term capability and resilience.

Each grant round, we receive many more applications than we are able fund. This round we received 179 applications requesting $2,912,399.

Overall, we granted a total of $902,745 across 59 applications, including:

  • 39 Development & Operations grants totalling $589,940 
  • 12 Content grants totalling $213,249. 
  • 8 Specialist Radio Programming grants totalling $99,556  

A total number of 59 volunteer assessors were involved in assessing grants for this round of funding. 

Find out more about this round

View the list of organisations that received funding in our last grant round for 2023/24.

Read about some of the projects we are funding, as well as feedback from our assessors and grant applicants.

Next grant round

Submissions for Content, Specialist Radio Programming and Development & Operations grants Round 1 2024/25 will be opening on 15 January  2024.   Stay tuned for updates and if you have any questions or want to talk through your application idea, get in touch with the Grants Support Team member who looks after your area.

We’ll be publishing tips and other information during the round on our website and Facebook page. You can also keep up-to-date by subscribing to our newsletter Broadcast.

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