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NAIDOC Week Grants

The PHN is pleased to offer a NAIDOC Week grant round designed to support the primary care sector to celebrate NAIDOC week by undertaking cultural safety and awareness capacity building activities and/or NAIDOC week celebration activities.

This year NAIDOC week will be celebrated between 3-10 July with a theme of Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!

The grants will be targeted to all primary care providers including General Practice, Allied Health, Commissioned Service providers as well as Aboriginal Medical Services.

The grants of up to $5,000 (ex GST), can be used for activities that promote and celebrate First Nations culture or increase cultural safety within non First Nations primary care providers.

Aboriginal Medical Services are also be eligible to apply for a grant to support their NAIDOC week activities.

Examples of eligible activities include (but not limited to):

  • Commissioning a local First Nations artist to produce a piece of art for display in the practice or business.
  • Engaging a cultural consultant to develop a cultural safety audit and plan
  • Engaging a cultural consultant to develop an reconciliation action plan or a closing the gap target plan
  • Delivery of cultural celebrations events that align with the 2022 NAIDOC week theme

The PHN has 20 NAIDOC Week grants available. This is a competitive grant round. To ensure your best chance of success please provide as much detail and information as possible within the application form.

To apply for a NAIDOC Week grant visit the NAIDOC Week Grants PeopleBank page answering the following questions:

  1. Please describe your NAIDOC Week idea, activity or project and how it will support the promotion and celebration of First Nations culture or increase cultural safety within your organisation?
  2. Please describe how your idea, activity or project is aligned to the 2022 NAIDOC week theme of Get UP! Stand Up! Show Up!
  3. What would you like the impact to be for your staff, organisation and local First Nations community?
  4. Please describe what you do in your organisation to provide services in a culturally supportive way?
  5. Have you consulted with your local First Nations community or elders regarding this idea? If so who and how.
  6. What is the timeline for delivering your activity or project? Please indicate the major steps and dates in delivering your activity.
  7. Have you already sought quotes or suppliers for your activity and project? Please describe. If not please describe how you will be able to source the required items or services in the specified time frame.
  8. Please provide a breakdown of how you think the funds will be spent. (provide very simple table to fill out.)

Key Dates:

  • Applications close Friday 13th May 2022.
  • Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 23rd May 2022.

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