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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.

$ Available: Up to $15.758million.

Eligibility:  To be eligible to apply for grant funding under the Indigenous Boarding Providers opportunity you must:

  • be an established boarding provider that is either a boarding school, hostel, stand-alone or independent facility targeted at supporting Indigenous secondary students from remote or very remote Australia.
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) (exemptions may apply in special cases).
  • where relevant, be registered for the purposes of GST.
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution.
  • Other eligibility criteria apply

Key Dates: Closes 20 October 2021.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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