Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collaboration fund
Supports local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led projects that build stronger local communities.
Applications are open
This program is open all year for applications until the budget is exhausted.
- Activities should be delivered within 12 months of the project start date.
- Recommendations are taken to Council for approval.
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About this program
This funding program supports a strong and sustainable local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled sector to work on projects that meet the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the local area.
Funding supports increased self-determination and equity for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through projects that connect people with community, country and culture.
Before you apply, contact our program manager Alana Goodwin to chat about your proposal and eligibility for the program on 02 9246 7577 or email [email protected].
Cash funding up to $50,000 is available, for projects to be delivered within 12 months.
Value-in-kind in the form of venue hire fee waiver is also available.
Applicants can apply for up to $5,000 worth of capital expenditure or equipment purchase.
Applicants can include the cost of necessary insurances in their application.
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