Funding Opportunities

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National Disability Conference Initiative 2017-18

The National Disability Conference Initiative aims to assist eligible conference organisers to maximise the inclusion and participation of people with disability at nationally focused disability-related conferences in Australia. Total funding of $315,000 is available for conferences held between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.  Within this funding, up to $10,000 is available for each … Continue reading

ILC National Readiness Grants

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) is all about inclusion of people with disability. It is about creating connections between people with disability and their communities. The objective of the ILC National Readiness Grants is to support projects aligned to the ILC Policy and the ILC Commissioning Framework that will build the capacity and readiness of … Continue reading

Sidney Myer Fund / Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia

This grant round focuses on improving the wellbeing of LGBTI people living with a disability. Projects that are collaborations between disability advocacy and LGBTI groups are encouraged to express interest in a small grant to the value of $15,000. Expressions of interest (EOI) must be received by 5pm on Monday 27 February 2017 using the … Continue reading

Volunteer Grants 2016

These grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. They provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. They are part of the Government’s work to support the volunteers who help disadvantaged Australian communities and encourage inclusion of vulnerable people in community life. The funding will … Continue reading

Supporting disability peak and advocacy organisations to participate in international forums on human rights

This funding is available to support recognised disability peak organisations (DPOs) and disability advocacy organisations (DAOs) to participate in key international meetings on human rights. The aim of the program is to support participation by representatives from DPOs and DAOs through their attendance at key international forums on human rights, including support for domestic preparatory … Continue reading

Harvard Club of Victoria Non-Profit Fellowship

Each year the Harvard Club sends up to three CEOS from the Victorian Community Sector to the Harvard Graduate School of Business Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) course. The Harvard Club of Victoria Non-Profit Fellowship includes admission to the course and A$14,000 of funding to cover the SPNM fees (tuition and case materials, accommodation, and meals), … Continue reading

Lesley Hall Scholarship applications open

The Lesley Hall Arts and Disability Scholarship is an annual scholarship offered by Arts Access Victoria, recognising the power of the arts to influence social change. Honouring the life and activism of the late Lesley Hall, a tireless advocate for the human rights of people with disability, this program will support a winning applicant to deliver … Continue reading

LGBTI Community Grants Program 2016-17

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex (LGBTI) Community Grants Program has been established to foster the further development of a sustainable and skilled LGBTI community sector in Victoria. The LGBTI Community Grants Program aims to strengthen and build the capacity of the LGBTI community and volunteer sector in Victoria, leading to sustainable … Continue reading

FSSI PhD Scholarship: Seeking expressions of interest

The Future Social Service Institute (FSSI) is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for two PhD scholarships to commence in 2017. The Scholarships will have a focus on local and national research about the move to consumer directed care, the introduction of the NDIS and increased marketisation of human services. The Expression of Interest (EoI) … Continue reading

Disability Support Subsidy to attend ACOSS Conference 2016

A rich and robust dialogue can only be achieved when the people directly affected by inequality and disadvantage are in the room and contributing to the conversations both as panellists and participants. In recognition of the higher costs faced by people with disability to attend events, ACOSS is administering a Disability Support Subsidy to support … Continue reading