• Are you a member of the Deaf community?
  • Do you need funds to get your idea, project or study goals off the ground?

Life Enrichment Grants enable members of the Deaf community to achieve their goals, whether they be recreational, career-oriented or wellbeing. Recognised Deaf groups are also eligible. More details on Life Enrichment Grants can be found here

What can the funding be used for?

Your application can relate to a range of different areas, some examples include leadership, health and wellbeing, arts and culture.

How much funding is available?

The maximum funding for each intake period is $5,000. This can be split between multiple applicants or provided in a single grant, at Deaf Services' discretion. 

How do I apply?

Each applicant is required to complete an Application Form and detail their project or goal and the costs involved in achieving this. Applications will be assessed by Deaf Services on a case by case basis and each community member or group can apply for one grant per calendar year.

What are the submission deadlines?

February 2018

  • Applications open 12 February 2018
  • Applications close 1 March 2018

October 2018

  • Applications open 1 October 2018
  • Applications close 15 October 2018

Successful grant recipients will be required to:

  • Agree to an interview discussing the project and its success
  • Participate in a photo session during or after the project
  • Submit a final report outlining the results of your project and how the Life Enrichment Grant helped you achieve your goal

To submit your application, email grants@deafservices.org.au, or mail your application form to Deaf Services  - PO Box 465, Moorooka 4105. If you have any questions regarding the Life Enrichment Grant please email grants@deafservices.org.au or phone 07 3892 8500 (voice) or 07 3892 8501 (TTY).