Grants Program

Applications are invited 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 focus areas of Access, Awareness, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.

Applications for the 2018 round will open later in the year – dates will be advised on this site.  

To assist in determining the eligibility of your project, please download a
Grant Application  and Guidelines for Grants.

Examples of Grants for the past two years are here:  Grants Made by Deafness Foundation

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 2017 year are required to be acquitted by 31 December with an interim report by 31 July, 2017.

Examples of Grants made are listed on the main Grants & Awards page.