NSW Aboriginal Affairs 2021 NAIDOC Grants


NAIDOC Grant funding is provided by Aboriginal Affairs NSW to support activities and events in NSW held during NAIDOC Week (4-11 July 2021) that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements. The theme for NAIDOC Week in 2021 is Heal Country!

Events and activities must be held between 4 July 2021 and 30 November 2021.

Applicants can apply for grants from $500 to $3,000.

Who can apply:

Aboriginal Affairs NSW NAIDOC Grants, where possible, are distributed to Aboriginal run and controlled organisations.

Eligible applicants are:

  • incorporated not-for-profit organisations registered with NSW Fair Trading under the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 (NSW)
  • Aboriginal Corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)
  • not-for-profit companies incorporated in Australia under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • Local Aboriginal Land Councils established under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)
  • NSW Local Council operating under the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW)
  • Incorporated Cooperatives (incorporated under state/territory legislation, and commonly have ’Cooperative' in their legal name)
  • incorporated trustees on behalf of a trust, including Catholic School trusts
  • unincorporated groups who have entered into an agreement with an eligible organisation to receive and manage the funding.

Applicants must:

  • be located in NSW and/or delivering a service to communities within NSW
  • have public liability of at least $20 million per claim.

Applications close: 23 April 2021.

More information and application.

Contact: grants@aboriginalaffairs.nsw.gov.au

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