Focus: Career Development Grants aim to assist individual artists, arts workers or groups of artists by providing support to further develop skills or improve capacity to build an enduring career in the arts. These grants can support a broad range of activities such as skills and professional development, mentorships, showcases, residencies and other projects directly related to your career development. Supported activities must last no longer than two years from the proposed start date.
Amount: $5,000 to $25,000
In 2020, the grant rounds will close on:
(1) Tuesday 4 February for projects starting after 1 May 2020 (11:59pm AEDT).
(2) Tuesday 2 June for projects starting after 1 September 2020 (11:59pm AEST).
(3) Tuesday 6 October for projects starting after 1 January 2021 (11.59pm AEDT
Focus: The objective of the Jobs and Market Fund (JMF) is to support growth of the NDIS market and workforce in capacity and capability to meet the needs of NDIS participants. Outcomes of the JMF must contribute to the growth of an effective disability services market and workforce comprising the following ultimate outcomes:
- Participants exercise choice and control.
- Participants receive reasonable and necessary supports where and when they need them.
- NDIS providers are delivering supports and services efficiently and sustainably.
- NDIS providers are able to access the workforce needed to meet participant demand.
Amount: $10,000 to $10,000,000
Focus: Provides local stakeholders in selected regions, including businesses, not-for-profits and local government agencies, with grants to trial local approaches to delivering employment related projects. The objectives of the program are to deliver:
- strong connections between regional stakeholders, including employment services providers
- employment initiatives that meet local needs
- improved awareness of local labour markets
- the potential for improved regional employment outcomes
Amount: From $7,500.00 to $200,000.00 (Total available $10,000,000)
Tailored Assistance Employment Grants are available to provide funding support to connect working age Indigenous Australians with real and sustainable jobs, as well as assisting Indigenous school students to transition from education into sustainable employment.
Focus: The Department of Education and Training provides financial assistance to subsidise additional costs incurred by apprentices and trainees who travel specified distances to attend off-the-job training, which is undertaken by them as part of their apprenticeship and traineeship training contract.