Media release 31 January 2019
Pride Foundation Australia (PFA, formerly GALFA) / Sidney Myer Fund
Grant round announcement
The PFA Board of Directors and the Sidney Myer Fund are pleased to announce our next joint funding round, to the value of $20,000.
This grant round will focus on improving the wellbeing of LGBTQIA+ people living with a disability.
We encourage projects that are collaborations between disability advocacy and LGBTQIA+ groups.
Projects should aim to assist LGBTQIA+ people living with a disability in any of the following areas:
- Reducing isolation and building community capacity
- Recognising multiple identities including Aboriginal or Torres strait islander or multicultural
- Enhancing cultural engagement and development
- Building evidence
- Improving LGBTQIA+ inclusive practice in services.
The grant would focus on nationally-applicable projects over a 1-2 year period through one or more of the following:
- Community development
- Education initiatives
- Applied, community-led research with tangible outcomes in the field
- Events or conferences
Applicants must submit an expression of interest by email to PFA using the appropriate form by 5pm Tuesday 12th March 2019. Those short listed will be advised by 29th March and will be invited to submit a full application using the Sidney Myer Fund online application system by Friday 17th May 2019. The successful applicant will be advised in June, with the project to start no earlier than 1st July 2019.
Details and expression of interest forms are on the PFA website at galfa.org.au
Please note, the grants are not intended to support capital and building works, vehicles, furniture or equipment, general fund-raising, travel, books or religious activities.
For more information, contact:
Rhonda Brown (PFA grants volunteer)
M: 0419 309 540