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ILC Individual Capacity Building (ICB) Program Grant Opportunity 2019-2020

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

1800 020 283



National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
Close Date & Time:
30-Sep-2019 11:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
171004 - Services for People with Disabilities
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Open Competitive


To be eligible to apply organisations must meet the eligibility criteria, as noted below and outlined in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

1. Disabled Peoples Organisations and Family Organisations (DPO/FOs) with paid staff and a Board, who meet both of the eligibility criteria outlined below:

  • Actively evidence and demonstrate their commitment to the Social Model of Disability, which seeks to remove barriers for people with disability to access mainstream services and live an ordinary life; and

  • Are run by and for people with disability and/or their families which is supported by evidence of a minimum of 50% of people with a disability and/or their families making up the organisation’s board or staff (or both).
  • (DPO/FOs who do not have paid staff can also apply. Eligibility criteria for these organisations is outlined in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.)

2. Priority Cohort Led Organisations (PCLs) - these organisations must have a minimum of 50% representation of the relevant cohort group on their board or staff and represent one or more of the following cohorts:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; and/or organisations registered with the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC); and/or

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities; and/or

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer/Questioning, Asexual and Plus Cohort (LGBTIQA+).


In addition to the organisational eligibility criteria listed above and in Section 3.1 of the Grant Opportunity Guidelines, you must be one of the following entity types (see Grant Opportunity Guidelines Section 3.2): 

  • Indigenous Corporation

  • Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • Non-corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • Non-corporate Commonwealth Statutory Authority

  • Commonwealth Company

  • Corporate State or Territory Entity

  • Non-corporate State or Territory Entity

  • Non-corporate State or Territory Statutory Authority

  • Cooperative

  • Incorporated Association

  • Statutory Entity

  • Partnership

  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust 

  • Local Government

  • Company

Additional eligibility requirements

Applications will only be accepted from applicants that:

  • If an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation, the organisation must be registered with the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC)

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) or be willing to obtain one prior to the execution of the grant agreement

  • are registered, or willing to register for the purposes of GST if their income turnover, as a result of a successful grant, will exceed the thresholds defined by the Australian Tax Office

  • have an account with an Australian financial institution; and

  • have Public Liability Insurance coverage for the duration of the project
    [Note: applicants may be asked for a copy of their Public Liability Insurance].

    See Grant Opportunity Guidelines Section 3.3.

Ineligible applicants

You are not eligible to apply if you do not meet the above eligibility criteria (see Grant Opportunity Guidelines Sections 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3) and if you are one of the following entity types:

  • Person

  • Sole Trader

  • International Entity

  • Unincorporated Association

Instructions for Application Submission:

Please see the link to the application form

Other Instructions:


PLEASE NOTE: The Community Grants Hub system will be unavailable from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm Sunday 29 September AEST. Submission of applications should take place outside the outage period.


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Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

1800 020 283