Community, Heritage

Individual Capacity Building (ICB) Program

Funder:  National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)

 Grant Background:  The Individual Capacity Building Program aims to ensure:

  • People with disability have the skills and confidence to participate and contribute to the community and protect their rights through an increase in:
    • skills and capacity
    • motivation, confidence and empowerment to act
    • participation and contribution to community.
  • Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) and Families Organisations (FOs) are strengthened in their capability to deliver services for people with a disability through:
    • improving the organisation’s capacity and ability to deliver the organisation’s mission and Information, Linkages and Capacity Building in the community.

$ Available: Up to $500 000.00.

Eligibility:  The National Disability Insurance Agency can only provide funding to an organisation that is a legal entity.

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN), or be willing to obtain one prior to the execution of the grant agreement
  • be registered, or willing to register for the purposes of GST if your income turnover as a result of a successful grant will exceed the threshold defined by the Australian Tax Office
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution
  • have public liability insurance cover for the duration of the project.

You must also be one of the following legal entity types:

  • a Company
  • an Incorporated Association
  • an Indigenous Corporation registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006
  • a Cooperative
  • a Local Government entity, only as an auspicor of a Disabled Peoples Organisation or Family Organisation.
  • a Corporate State or Territory Entity, only as an auspicor of a Disabled Peoples Organisation or Family Organisation.

Non-legal entities, such as unincorporated associations, may apply through an auspice arrangement with another organisation if the lead organisation is an eligible legal entity.

Key Dates: Closes 6 May 2020


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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