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Pride Foundation Australia (PFA) and the Sidney Myer Fund Joint Grant Program- Australia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 2, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on August 26, 2021
Pride Foundation Australia (PFA) logo
Pride Foundation Australia (PFA) logo

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.

Utilize This Offer

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.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 02
Aug 02

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Aug 04
Aug 04

Thanks, Ana.