Women
Business, Education, Women

Connecting Women to Trades Grant

Funder:  NSW – Education

Grant Background: The Connecting Women to Trades grant round will enable community organisations to engage with Smart and Skilled providers to deliver fee-free part qualifications. Funded projects will offer an introductory experience and targeted support for women considering a career in trades.

The grant round will increase the representation of women in trades through:

  1. Increasing the appeal of trades
  2. Removing cultural and societal barriers
  3. Supporting learning to maximise vocational outcomes

Outcomes will be achieved through targeted training (accredited and non-accredited) and career information sessions.

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Tech Science Communication
Business, Education

Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: The objectives of the Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund are to:

  • improve the quality or quantity of cyber security professionals in Australia, including increasing the participation of women in cyber security
  • improve collaboration between industry and the education sector to build the quality and availability of cyber security professionals in Australia
  • support industry and academia to build Australia’s future pipeline of skilled cyber security professionals.

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Women
Education, Women

Career Opportunities and Pathways for Women

Funder:  Federal – Education

Grant Background: The National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program provides grants for up to 12 months to enhance partnerships with industry, employers, schools and tertiary institutions to deliver innovative career advisory products and services for people at all stages of their careers.

The objectives for round 3 of the program are to:

  • create greater awareness of career pathways and career information for women with a focus on women returning to work from a career break, women in non-traditional industries and occupations, or industries where women are under-represented (including at senior levels)
  • contribute to an evidence base for addressing the needs of women undertaking training and apprenticeships
  • enhance partnerships between industry, employers, schools and tertiary providers that support women through traditional and non-traditional career pathways.

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Science
Community, Education

National Science Week 2022

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: The National Science Week Grants 2022 provides individuals and organisations with support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week 2022.

National Science Week is Australia’s major national celebration of the sciences, occurring in August each year. National Science Week 2022 will be held 13-21 August 2022. National Science Week provides the opportunity for community participation in high profile science engagement activities across the nation.

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Business, Education, Health

Real Futures Grant

Funder:  Real Insurance

Grant Background: Real Insurance’s goal has been to protect the quality of people’s lives. They do this by providing insurance products that meet the needs of everyday Australians and offer peace of mind at an affordable price.

They know that real health for you and your family is only ever as good as the people who are providing it. And they know that finances are a key factor for families as well as insurance products and services. So with that in mind, they are helping to encourage the best people into the healthcare, business and finance industries by providing the Real Futures Grant.

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Community, Education, Rural & Regional

Indigenous Boarding Providers

Funder:  National Indigenous Australians Agency

Grant Background: Under the Indigenous Boarding Providers open competitive grant opportunity guidelines, the National Indigenous Australians Agency invites boarding providers with a high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students from remote and very remote areas to apply for grant funding.

To be eligible for a grant under the Indigenous Boarding Providers grant opportunity, you must:

  • be an established boarding school, hostel, stand-alone or independent boarding facility targeted at supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students from remote or very remote Australia, and
  • have a high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students from remote and very remote areas attending your facility.

Grants will assist boarding providers to support secondary students to reconnect to school following the impacts of COVID-19 and will enable boarding providers to better address the education, health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students and keep them engaged in school.

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Women
Education, Women

Boosting the Next Generation of Women in STEM

Funder:  Federal – Industry

Grant Background: The Boosting the Next Generation of Women in STEM program will provide funding to a single delivery partner to manage 500 university scholarships to women who are re-training, seeking higher qualifications, or undertaking study after a break from either study or the workforce.

Applicants should demonstrate how their project will:

  • increase participation of women in STEM tertiary education to increase re-training, seeking higher qualifications, or undertaking study
  • support women to build skillsets sought by industry to foster the next wave of mentors and role-models, and support re-entry into the workforce
  • increase in the number of women in senior leadership and decision making positions in government, research organisations, industry and businesses.

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Science
Agriculture, Education, Rural & Regional

Science and Innovation Awards for Young People

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: Grant applications are now open for the 2022 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35, this is your chance to apply for a grant to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.

The Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers, innovators and others active in agriculture with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries.  The Science Awards have already helped 272 young Australians make their ideas a reality and showcase their talent to the world.

There are 12 industry Science Award categories open for applications.

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Agriculture
Agriculture, Education

National Farm Safety Education Fund: Improving Farm Safety Practices

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply to deliver services under the National Farm Safety Education Fund Program from 2021 to 2023. Funding will be available to eligible organisations to support projects that result in improved farm safety outcomes nationally.

The objective of the grant opportunity is better and more effective communication to farmers and those that live and work on Australian farms and in related industries, to improve their understanding and take up of the behaviours and practices associated with farm safety.

The grant opportunity will support projects focused on education and capacity building in 2 priority areas:

  1. the next generation of farmers
  2. industry-endorsed training and continued learning.

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Women
Education

National Careers Institute Partnership Grant

Funder:  Federal – Education

Scholarship Background: The National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program provides grants to assist organisations to deliver innovative career guidance services for people at all stages of their careers.

The objectives of the program are to:

  • improve the quality of, and access to, locally based, personalised career guidance
  • demonstrate the value of career guidance to those seeking to re-enter the workforce, change or further develop their careers, primary school students and students in years 7 to 10
  • increase knowledge and create greater awareness of career paths and career guidance
  • develop and deliver innovative locally based approaches to delivering career guidance services.

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