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Closed Grant Opportunity View - GO6658

Family, Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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GO ID:
GO6658
Agency:
Department of Social Services
Close Date & Time:
16-Feb-2024 9:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2023-992
Primary Category:
151003 - Family and Domestic Violence
Publish Date:
18-Dec-2023
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Description:

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a restricted process to apply to deliver services under the program from 2023–24 to 2026–27.  

Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations is a program funding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations to meet existing demand for family, domestic and sexual violence services.

This program is a measure in the Commonwealth Implementation Plan under the National Agreement on Closing the Gap (Closing the Gap) to achieve Target 13: By 2031, the rate of all forms of family violence and abuse against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children is reduced at least by 50%, as progress towards zero.

Activities under this program will be designed, led, delivered and evaluated by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to share decision-making authority with governments and contribute to building the Aboriginal Community Controlled sector.

Eligibility:

We can only accept applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisations.

Under clause 44 of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap, an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled Organisation is an organisation that delivers services, including land and resource management, that builds the strength and empowerment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people and is: 

  • incorporated under relevant legislation and not-for-profit 
  • owned and controlled by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • connected to the community, or communities, in which they deliver the services 
  • governed by a majority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander governing body. 

Applications from consortia are acceptable, as long as the applicant who is solely accountable to the Commonwealth for the delivery of grant activities and is an eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation/s as per the list above.

Additional 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 - June 2024

End date of grant activity - 30 June 2027

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 to the Community Grants Hub by 9:00 pm AEDT on 16 February 2024.

 

Other Instructions:

Please use:

  • Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs - Questions and Answers - version 6

Please note:

The Department of Social Services hosted an information session, to provide a brief overview for this grant round. 

The information sessions include a presentation overview of the grant opportunities.

Attendees were invited to ask any questions organisations may have had about the grant process. Questions asked during the information sessions are provided in Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs - Questions and Answers - version 5, with answers

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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