Funder: NSW – Aboriginal Affairs
Grant Background: The Closing the Gap Strengthening Community Capability Grants program aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the NSW Government working together to overcome inequality and achieve life outcomes equal to all Australians.
The Closing the Gap Strengthening Community Capability Grants funding program aims to achieve the following objectives:
- Strengthen the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled sector operating in NSW to deliver more services that meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the state.
- Grow the capability of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled organisations (ACCOs) to win NSW Government contracts and/or receive NSW Government funding.
- Scale-up and diversify ACCOs to help establish service delivery plans with new sectors, locations, audiences or markets.