LGBTIQ+ Organisational Development Grant recipients announced

The Victorian Government has announced 24 LGBTIQ+ organisations will receive a total of $700,000 in funding.
17 May 2023
A group of characters representing the LGBITQ+ community

Today, on the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex discrimination and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), the Victorian Government has announced the recipients of $700,000 worth of LGBTIQ+ Organisational Development Grants.

These grants strengthen organisations and community groups that support LGBTIQ+ people by funding projects that improve their internal capacity, strategic planning, sustainability and governance to enhance the ways they work with diverse communities.

This year, a total of 24 organisations will be receiving grants, a third of which are based in regional Victoria.

Recipients include:

  • tilde: Melbourne Trans and Gender Diverse Film Festival, which is receiving $50,000 to develop strategic, fundraising and partnership plans, and invest in mentoring and training for some of their key leaders.
  • Feifei Curiosity is receiving almost $12,500 to set up a platform for the voices of LGBTIQ+ international students to create a sustainable model for supporting and advocating for them. 
  • Africare Community Services Inc is receiving $10,500 to develop an engagement plan and community outreach activities to build relationships with LGBTIQ+ people within African communities and inform their broader work.
  • AmAble Community Services, a Geelong-based disability support organisation, is receiving $12,500 to research the needs of LGBTIQ+ young people with disabilities in their region and develop a social program to support them.

For a list of all recipients, visit Successful recipients - LGBTIQ+ Organisational Development Grants on

This grant program is part of the Victorian Government’s broader efforts to progress equality for LGBTIQ+ people through its 10-year strategy Pride in our Future.