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Closed Grant Opportunity View - GO6638

Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants - Round 3

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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GO ID:
GO6638
Agency:
Department of Social Services
Close Date & Time:
20-Feb-2024 9:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2023-1449
Primary Category:
331003 - Social Inclusion
Publish Date:
14-Dec-2023
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

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Description:

The Australian Government is inviting organisations in an open process to apply to deliver projects under the Family and Communities Program: Strong and Resilient Communities Activity – Inclusive Communities Grants Round 3 (SARC – IC) grant opportunity from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2026. 

These grants aim to support equity and opportunity for Australian communities through local community-driven solutions that build self-reliance and empowerment. 

SARC – IC grants will support the social and economic participation of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in their communities by providing funding that supports:

  • young people 12 to 18 years who are disengaged, or at risk of being disengaged from education, to reconnect with their community, school, training and/or employment.
  • people with disabilities and/or mental health issues to participate in their community, and work towards becoming and/or remaining independent and engaged in the economy and/or society.
  • women who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, isolation or discrimination to participate in the community or the economy and increase their self-agency
  • people who are unemployed to increase participation in their community, and/or increase their capacity to engage in employment, training, or existing employment services. 
Eligibility:

To be eligible you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Company
  • Cooperative
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Local Govenrment Entity
  • Statutory Entity
  • Trust.

Other eligibility requirements apply, please see section 4 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Grant Activity Timeframe:

Assessment of applications - 4 weeks 

Approval of outcomes of selection process - 4 weeks 

Negotiations and award of grant agreements - Up to 6 weeks

Notification to applicants - 2 weeks 

Earliest start date of grant activity - 1 July 2024

End date of grant activity - 30 June 2026

Instructions for Application Submission:

To apply you must:

  • complete the online application form, please see 'Submit Application'
  • provide all the information requested
  • address all eligibility criteria and assessment criteria
  • complete all required templates
  • include all necessary attachments
  • submit your application/s by 9:00 pm AEDT on 20 February 2024.
Other Instructions:

Please note:

  • use SARC - Inclusive Communities - Questions and Answers - version 8
  • correction to numbering and please use SARC - Inclusive Communities - Questions and Answers - version 6
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Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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