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Upcoming Grant Opportunities

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme – Transition


Through the Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS), the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) currently supports First Nations undergraduate students studying a health-related discipline at university, a higher education provider, TAFE or at a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) as an initiative to increase the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce across Australia. 

Indigenous Rangers Program Expansion Round One


The National Indigenous Australians Agency invites eligible applicants to submit applications for the 2024-28 Indigenous Rangers Program (IRP) Expansion Round One under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. 

The IRP is a successful and well-respected program that assists First Nations people to manage Country in accordance with Traditional Owners’ objectives, delivering a range of environmental, cultural, social and economic development outcomes.  

Local Investments Funding Grant Opportunity


The Local Investments Funding Grant Opportunity enables strategic and rapid response to address local issues to benefit First Nations people and facilitate improved community and government engagement.  The objective of a Local Investments Funding grant is to deliver outcomes, aligned to community needs government priorities and Closing the Gap targets by providing funding of no more than $100,000 (GST exclusive) for:

  • generally small scale, short-term, one-off proposals to address immediate local need and which have community support;
  • a variety of activities, ranging from small scale infrastruture and cultural activities, through to a co-contribution to larger projects; and
  • activities that leverage other government funding and may include co-contributions for larger projects with other governments, local councils or organisations.

To be eligible, applicants just be invited by the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) to apply for funding.