In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, a collaboration of philanthropic funders including the Sidney Myer Fund, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, Gandel Philanthropy, The Ian Potter Foundation and Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, recognised that the pandemic had had serious consequences for many for-purpose sector organisations.

This round of Innovation Collaboration Grants funding will support innovation and collaboration initiatives in the arts and social sectors that focus on quality employment outcomes for young people and/or older women experiencing disadvantage.

Up to five proposals will be shortlisted for a $15,000 grant each.

The grant round involves a three-phase application process including providing an expression of interest, proposal collaboration development and submission of the full proposal.

  • Expressions of interest close: Sunday 31 October 2021, 5:00pm (AEST).
  • Proposal collaboration development: December 2021-January 2022 (AEST).
  • Full proposal due: Sunday 6 February 2022, 5:00pm(AEST).

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