Pride Foundation Australia & Sidney Myer Fund Grants EOI

Application Date: 19 February 2020 to 20 March 2020

Region: Australia wide

Amount: Up to $20,000


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This round of Pride Foundation Australia & Sidney Myer Fund Grants encourages projects that are collaborations between refugee and asylum seeker agencies and LGBTQIA+ groups. The projects should aim to assist LGBTQIA+ people who are refugees or seeking asylum in any of the following areas:

  • Improving access to stable housing
  • Enhancing support for community connection and settlement
  • Enhancing cultural engagement and development
  • Building evidence
  • Improving LGBTQIA+ inclusive practice in services
  • Improving mental health and wellbeing.

The grant would focus on nationally-applicable projects over a 1-2 year period through one or more of:

  • Community development, or
  • Education initiatives, or
  • Applied, community-led research with tangible outcomes in the field, or
  • Events or conferences

The grants are not intended to support capital and building works, vehicles, furniture or equipment, general fund-raising, travel, books or religious activities.

Expressions of Interest close: 2 March 2020.

Those short listed will be advised by 20 March and will be invited to submit a full application by 1 May 2020. The successful applicant will be advised in June, with the project to start no earlier than 1 July 2020.

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