Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural, Leadership and Scholarship Grants now open

Applications now open for round two with more than $115,000 available in grants

When: Applications close 5pm 31 May 2018

Where: To apply visit the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Portal

Individuals can apply for up to $3,000 and community organisations operating in the ACT may apply for up to $5,000 to assist in a program or even that will promote wider understanding of the cultures of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples living in the ACT.

Under the Scholarship program, individuals may apply for up to $5,000 to undertake study and training to develop their skills and enhance their employment prospects in the ACT. Applicants can seek assistance for a range of equipment or other support to undertake courses, and assistance with fees for courses from Certificate IV to university degrees.

Under the Leadership program, individuals may apply for up to $5,000 and community organisations operating in the ACT may apply for up to $10,000 to undertake learning activities that will enhance their leadership skills and abilities. This grant supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT by enabling them to equip themselves to lead in their careers and on behalf of their communities.

All grant programs allow applicants to apply for IT equipment which is capped at $2000 (GST exclusive).