National Disability Conference Initiative

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,

$ Available: Up to $10 000.00

Eligibility:  Applicants to the National Disability Conference Initiative (NDCI) 2019-20 must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Company
  • Incorporated Association
  • Cooperative
  • Partnership
  • Statutory Entity
  • Trustee on behalf of a Trust

Key Dates: Closes 20 January 2021


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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