Research/Grant opportunities


Women’s Economic Security Grant

The grant opportunity is to provide funding for one-off or small-scale projects that contribute towards achieving Women’s Economic Security on a national scale within Australia.

The objectives of the grant opportunity are:

1. Women’s Economic Security
Outcome 1.1: Improving women’s economic security across their lifetimes
Outcome 1.2: Improving women’s financial literacy skills
Outcome 1.3: Improving women’s health (including mental health) (as an obstacle to economic security)
Outcome 1.4: Addressing the economic consequences of violence
Outcome 1.5: Reducing women’s homelessness

Close Date & Time: 30-Nov-2018 8:00 pm (ACT Local Time)

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Coming soon:  Australia-China Council grants

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, via the Australia-China Council, invites applications for its grants. These support projects across China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and Australia that broaden and strengthen Australia-China relations in education, business, culture and the arts.

Priority is given to projects under the following themes:

  • education projects that support solutions to enhance Chinese literacy, business and cultural capabilities of Australian institutions and people to effectively engage with China and promote education and knowledge connectivity;
  • economic diplomacy projects that promote diversity and growth and innovation of Australia’s trade investment relationship with China;
  • arts and culture projects that showcase Australian arts and creative industries to Chinese audiences and build closer and broader cultural and artistic partnerships;
  • Australian study projects in China that consolidate and strengthen the Australian Studies in China programme.

Activities should focus on mobility, capabilities and new areas of engagement. cil.

Individuals, organisations and consortia based in Australia may apply. Individual applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents. Joint applications may be accepted from non-Australian individuals or organisations who are working in partnership with Australian individuals, groups or organisations. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. Co-funding is favoured.

The budget is worth up to AUD 800,000. Grants are worth between AUD 5,000 and AUD 40,000 each.

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