Funder: Federal – Department of Social Services
Grant Background: The Australian Government is inviting applications in an open competitive process to apply for grant funding under the National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) 2021-22.
There are two categories of grants available under NDCI in 2021-22:
Activity Stream 1: Disability Conference Activity (DCA)
The DCA will be a continuation of the existing NDCI program, providing grants of up to $10,000 (GST exclusive) to enable disability conference organisers to maximise the inclusion and participation of people with disability at their conferences.
Activity Stream 2: Mainstream Conference Inclusion Activity (MCIA)
This is a new activity stream to provide grants of up to $10,000 (GST exclusive) to Disabled People’s Organisations or Families Organisations (DPO/FOs) to collaborate with a mainstream conference organiser to ensure conference proceedings include disability issues sessions/keynote address and that the conference is inclusive/accessible to people with disability.
Note: Eligible organisations are able to apply for one or both activity streams outlined above,