Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Positive Family Relationships Grants(Australia)
The Queensland Government is inviting organisations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Positive Family Relationships Grants 2022 to support initiatives aimed at reducing domestic and family violence in communities and promoting positive family relationships.
The objectives of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Positive Family Relationships Grants are to help communities:
Develop local responses to domestic and family violence
Build skill sets that support the implementation of local responses to domestic and family violence and help foster positive family relationships.
Eligible applicants have an opportunity to apply for a share in $140,000 for community action planning and capacity building initiatives across eight locations in Queensland:
Eligible applicants can apply for grants up to $10,000 (exclusive of GST).
Eligible activities include:
Education, prevention and early intervention activities that empower community to identify, respond to the various forms of domestic and family violence and build capacity to foster positive family relationships.
Culturally appropriate training, specific to domestic and family violence within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Supporting and enhancing existing community leadership and community driven actions to support programs that are culturally appropriate and supportive.
Activities or initiatives that promote and motivate community safety within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Leading the co-design of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander initiatives with relevant stakeholders.
Delivering cultural interventions that support victims of domestic and family violence and/or address behaviours of perpetrators.
Reviving or scaling up programs/initiatives that have historically demonstrated successful outcomes within the community.
The requirement is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Positive Family Relationships Grants 2022 to be delivered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned or controlled organisations.
Eligible applicants must be one of the following:
Aboriginal Corporations incorporated under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 and administered by the Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations [ORIC])
Incorporated Associations incorporated under Queensland’s Associations Incorporations Act 1981
Incorporated Cooperatives incorporated under Queensland’s Cooperatives Act 1997
Companies incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 – must be not-for-profit Company limited by shares or by guarantee or public companies:
A company incorporated in Australia
A company limited by guarantee
An incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
An incorporated association
A registered charity or not-for-profit organisation.
Applicants must have:
An ABN and be registered for GST
‘Full legal capacity’ to enter into an agreement with the Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships.
Applicants must not be bankrupt or subject to insolvency proceedings.
For more information, visit https://www.qld.gov.au/firstnations/grants-funding/positive-family-relationships