Indigenous Suicide Postvention Services (ISPS)

Application Date: 12 May 2021 to 10 June 2021

Region: Australia wide

Details:

The purpose of the National Indigenous Australians Agency’s Indigenous Suicide Postvention Services (ISPS) grant opportunity is to deliver immediate, culturally appropriate support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and communities following a suicide or other significant trauma.

They are seeking one organisation, or a consortium, to deliver the services nationally.

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) (exemptions may apply in special cases)
  • where relevant, be registered for the purposes of GST
  • if an individual, be a permanent resident of Australia
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution.

AND be one of the following entity types:

  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act)
  • a company incorporated in Australia under the Corporations Act 2001
  • an incorporated association (incorporated under state/territory legislation, commonly have ‘Association’ or ‘Incorporated’ or ‘Inc’ in their legal name)
  • an incorporated cooperative (incorporated under state/territory legislation, commonly have ’Cooperative’ in their legal name)
  • an organisation established through a specific piece of Commonwealth or state/territory legislation including public benevolent institutions, churches and universities
  • an Australian state or territory government body
  • an Australian local government body
  • an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust3
  • a partnership
  • a joint (consortia) application with a lead organisation that satisfies the entity type
  • an individual with an ABN.

In addition you must:

  • Be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to incidents across all jurisdictions. The application form has questions about availability.
  • Have rectified any issues of previous non-compliance with existing Commonwealth agreements to the satisfaction of the Commonwealth, or be in the process of rectifying any issues of noncompliance with existing Commonwealth agreements to the satisfaction of the Commonwealth.
  • Be financially viable. The application form has questions about financial viability. The Agency may undertake its own enquiries in relation to the applicant’s financial viability.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=2d275d5f-ae63-4cf1-a156-a845b08942bf