Grants Program

Deafness Foundation is currently inviting applications from organisations across Australia for funding for projects that support the deaf and hard of hearing and which address one of the

Deafness Foundation’s Strategic Priorities:
1   Expand Foundation’s role in minimizing the incidence of hearing loss;
2   Enhance awareness of issues for people who are deaf or hard of hearing;
3   Strengthen and build partnerships and collaborative relationships;
4   Support people with hearing loss;
5   Serve Australia wide in all aspects of our operations

Applications for the 2020 round are currently open and will close on 31 October, 2019.

To assist in determining the eligibility of your project, please download a G001-1 Deafness Foundation Grant Application Form and the Deafness Foundation Grant Guidelines 2019-2020

For further enquiries, please email: or telephone (03) 9738 2909.

The Grants Committee will review all applications received and recommend the allocation of available funds to ensure maximum efficiency.  The Committee will monitor the progress of the projects the Foundation supports.  The Grants Committee consists of members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation.

All Grants for the 2020  year are required to be acquitted by 28 February, 2021 with an interim report by 31 August, 2020.