The aim of leadership grant is to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to undertake learning activities that will enhance their leadership skills and abilities to better equip them to lead and engage within the ACT on behalf of their communities.
The aim of the Scholarship Grant is to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to undertake study and training that will further develop their skills and qualifications to increase their employment prospects within the ACT.
Total funding available for the leadership & scholarship grant program is $160,000. Individuals may apply for a grant of up to $5,000 (GST exclusive). Community Organisations may apply far a grant of up to $10,000 (GST exclusive).
Applications open until the end of the financial year or until funds are expended, whichever occurs first. Assessment panels will convene monthly to assess applications. For more information about the grants program and how to apply visit www.smartygrants.com.au or www.strongfamilies.com.au