The NSW Health End of life and Palliative Care NGO Grants program (NGO Grants Program) aims to increase community capacity to engage with death and dying and align with the vision of the NSW End of Life and Palliative Care Framework 2019-2024. The NSW Ministry of Health (the Ministry) invites proposals from the non-government, not-for-profit sector, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCHOs and ACCOs) to deliver projects or initiatives within NSW.

The program provides one-off grants for NGOs over a four-year period from FY 2023/2024 – FY 2026/2027.

The NGO Grants Program is open and competitive. Applications open 12pm midday 5 February 2024 and close 12pm midday 18 March 2024.

The full grant opportunity is published on the NSW Grant and Funding Finder.

Grant applications are to be submitted to MOH-PalliativeCare-NGOGrants@health.nsw.gov.au.

Program objectives

Projects may include but are not limited to creation or delivery of resources, programs and initiatives that:

  • increase death and grief literacy in the community
  • promote knowledge and implementation of Advance Care Planning
  • provide increased support for bereavement, grief and loss for families and carers.

Program funding

A total of $4 million in funding is available over four years (2023/2024 – 2026/27) under the World Class End of Life Care commitment, with multiple grants of between $320,000 - $800,000 available ($80,000 - $200,000 per year).

A minimum amount of $800,000 ($200,000 per year) will go towards proposals from ACCHOs or ACCOs.

Support and contact

Current as at: Monday 19 February 2024