SHE/HER

AGE: 15
Likes: Fishing, hunting and gaming. Sunny’s nanna is Joyce. Sunny looks up to Nanna Joyce and tries to teach her how to game.

HE/HIM

Age: 24
Likes: Basketball and competes in state level wheelchair basketball. He also coaches the under 12’s basketball team in his community. Archie is also a keen artist and enjoys going out on country.

HE/HIM

Age: 26
Likes: Live music and festivals. He is an architect at a Sydney firm and draws on his time growing up on country to create welcoming spaces and natural environments for office buildings around town.

SHE/HER

Age: 31
Likes: Dancing with her sisters and nights out the town. Bron is a conservationist and has passion for environmental sustainability.

HE/HIM

Age: 65
Likes: Fishing, and going to the local men’s shed. Nev is a keen carpenter and woodworker and plays a mean bass in the men’s shed rock band.

THEY/THEM

Age: 35
Likes: Motocross and dirt bike riding. Rikki is a correction’s officer by day and volunteers at a youth centre on the weekend. Their best friend is Jay.

THEY/THEM

Age: 25
Likes: Cooking and looking after their nieces and nephews. They are Rikki’s best friend and often go to the night markets together. Jay is a community activist with a passion for treaty.

THEY/THEM

Age: 67
Likes: Basket weaving, cooking and yarning with her grannies. Joyce is nanna to Sunny and Bobby and has supported them as they discovered who they were in the rainbow family.

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Futures Fund

Black Rainbow Futures Fund

Black Rainbow is investing in the futures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB community and are offering up to $1000 to eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB recipients each year. 

The Futures Fund is a development bursary awarded to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB community members who demonstrate they are high achievers and are excelling in their chosen field and require additional support. 

These include but are not limited to the education and professional sectors and trade, arts, and sport. 

The Futures Fund are open to Indigenous LGBTIQA+SB individuals who meet the criteria detailed below:

To be eligible for consideration for the Futures Fund, you must meet every one of the following eligibility criteria:

  •      Identify as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB person.
  •      Australian citizen or permanent resident (proof required during application stage)
  •      At least 15 years of age on the day of closure of applications October 1st, of each year. 
  •      Can demonstrate high achievement and merit in their field.

To express your interest please fill out the form below and a Black Rainbow representative will be in touch. Please ensure you tell us a little about yourself, and what you plan to do if you were selected to be a recipient of the Futures Fund. 

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Connection And Connectivity

We provide pre-paid phone and data credit to for up to three months in any calendar period to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB community members.

This initiative allows for rainbow mob to stay connected with family, friends, and with services. We assess all requests every Friday. Requests need to be in by Thursday, the day before.

We offer up to 3 months in any 12-month calendar year period

To access this initiative please complete the response form below.

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Contagion Of Love Community Micro-Grants

Our microgrants are available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB community members. These micro-grants are to the value of $300 and include $200 to assist with hosting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+SB led community events. Each grant comes with a swag of selected Black Rainbow merchandise. We assess all requests every Friday. Requests need to be in by Thursday, the day before.

To access this initiative please complete the response form below.

Thank you