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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO5885

Community-led Solutions Economic Development Grant Opportunity

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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GO ID:
GO5885
Agency:
Department of Social Services
Close Date & Time:
19-Jan-2023 9:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2021-7491
Primary Category:
141000 - Community Development
Publish Date:
25-Nov-2022
Location:
SA, WA, QLD
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Description:

The Australian Government is inviting organisations through a targeted grant process to apply to provide infrastructure project proposals in Ceduna, East Kimberley, Cape York and the Goldfields. 

The grant opportunity is provides up to $17 million over 3 years from 2022-23 to 2024-25.

This grant opportunity contributes to the Department of Social Services’ Outcome 2. Families and Communities program by supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people through local community-led solutions that strengthen economic participation in regional communities. 

The grant opportunity will:

  • provide sustainable pathways to employment for people in identified communities
  • target regional locations that have historical high unemployment rates and proportion of people in receipt of working age social security payments, relative to rates of unemployment for the general population
  • fund initiatives that confer a benefit on Indigenous people and communities including their ongoing employment
  • provide new construction activity that creates opportunities for local employment in communities during and after the build phase
  • create new or refurbished community infrastructure, that will deliver sustainable local employment opportunities for communities
  • increase the skills of individuals during each project and after projects are completed.
Eligibility:

To be eligible, you must be one of the invited organisations listed in section 4.1 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines and have received an invitation to apply through GrantConnect.

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 unsuccessful applicants - 2 weeks 

Earliest start date of grant activity - May 2023

End date of grant activity - 30 June 2025

Instructions for Application Submission:

By invitation only

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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