2019 Remote Aboriginal Governance and Capacity Building Grant Program

If you are an Aboriginal community controlled organisation or corporation that provides services to remote communities across the Northern Territory, you may be able to apply for a Governance and Capacity Building Grant.

The Remote Aboriginal Governance and Capacity Building Grant Program is available to support remote communities across the Northern Territory to strengthen their capacity and capabilities to actively enhance their governance, leadership and operational processes and structures to meet their community aspirations.

Funding is available for projects that will benefit Aboriginal people by:

  • improving governance
  • building capacity - leadership, skills and expertise
  • improving operational management skills and expertise
  • contributing to community capacity building
  • increasing community input into service delivery.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for a grant, you must satisfy all of the following:

  • your organisation or submitted project must be based in a remote area. Remote means outside Greater Darwin, Nhulunbuy, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs and is inclusive of town camps and homelands.
  • your organisation must be registered and have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • your organisation must be an Aboriginal enterprise, organisation or partnership, or a not-for-profit organisation.

You cannot apply if you are an individual or government agency, body or enterprise.

What you can apply for

Two types of grants are available:

  • Grants up to $20,000
    For small projects with a total value of less than $20,000. Grant funding will be up to 100 per cent of your eligible project costs.
  • Grants up to $50,000
    For projects with a total value of more than $20,000. Grant funding will be up to 75 per cent of your eligible project costs to a maximum of $50,000.

When to apply

You can apply now until 3 May 2019.

How to apply

To apply for one of the grants follow these steps.

Step 1. Review the Remote Aboriginal Governance and Capacity Building Grant Program guidelines.
Guidelines (462.3 kb)

Step 2. Fill in the Remote Aboriginal Governance and Capacity Building Grant Program application form.
Application form (146.5 kb)
Application form (466.8 kb)

Step 3. Send your application by email or mail.
Email: oaa@nt.gov.au
Mail: PO Box 2605
Alice Springs NT 0871

You will receive confirmation in writing that your application has been received.

Contact

Aboriginal Affairs Strategic Partnerships Phone: (08) 8951 5183
Email: oaa@nt.gov.au

Grant program

Download Grant program flyer (635.3 kb)

Last updated: 10 May 2019

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