The Pride Foundation Australia (PFA) Board of Directors and the Sidney Myer Fund are pleased to announce the next joint grant program which focuses on supporting LGBTQIA+ refugees and people seeking asylum.
They encourage projects that are collaborations between refugee and asylum seeker agencies or groups and LGBTQIA+ agencies or groups.
Where an LGBTIQ+ refugee-led group is partnering with another organisation they encourage equal partnerships and co-design.
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The following general criteria must be met when applying for funds:
1. The activity seeking funding must be either solely or chiefly focused on the good and betterment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex people and allied communities in Australia.
2. One of the applicant organisations / groups must have DGR status.
3. All grant applications have to meet the funding priorities as set by the Foundation.
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 education and / or workforce participation,
• Enhancing support for community connection and improving settlement outcomes,
Improving health and / or health literacy,
• Supporting links to LGBTIQ services and supports,
• Enhancing cultural engagement and development,
• Improving LGBTQIA+ inclusive practice in services.
Projects may have a duration of up to two years.
Grant range: up to US$20,000.
Applicants must submit an expression of interest using the appropriate form by 5pm Friday 27 August 2021.
Those short listed will be advised by 10th September and will be invited to submit a full application by Sunday 10 October 2021.
The successful applicant will be advised in December, with the project to start no earlier than 1st January 2022.
For more information, please visit https://pridefoundation.org.au/major-grants/