Up to $40,000 is available from the Australia-Indonesia Institute Grant to project positive images of Australia and Indonesia in each other’s country.

 

International Relations Grants Program Australia-Indonesia Institute

The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) was established by the Australian Government in 1989 to contribute to a more broadly based and enduring relationship between Australia and Indonesia and to project positive images of Australia and Indonesia in each other’s country.

 

Background

The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) seeks to foster links between Australia and Indonesia by increasing cultural awareness, promoting cooperation and exchange, and enhancing understanding between the two nations.

The objective of the Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) 2018 grant round is to provide seed funding for innovative programs and initiatives which strengthen people-to-people and institutional links with Indonesia and deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between Australia and
Indonesia.

The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) has identified the following priority areas for its grant round:

  • Social initiatives (including entrepreneurship, religion, sport and health)
  • Contemporary Arts & Culture
  • Education
  • Youth
  • Gender and women’s empowerment
  • Disability

 

Funding

Around $400,000 in 2019-20 is available for this grant opportunity, subject to appropriation, starting in July 2019.

Grant applications for a minimum of $10,000 or maximum of $40,000 per year will be considered. Co-contributions from you and other parties strengthen your application. It is anticipated that most grants will be between $20,000 and $30,000 per year, depending on the scope of the grant activity and its complexity.

 

Eligible Activities

You can use the grant to pay for costs detailed in your budget and grant agreement, including:

  • Economy flights, modest accommodation costs, meals and travel allowances, other transport
  • Communication and translation
  • Venue hire and catering,
  • Advertising and promotion, graphic design, photography and printed material,
  • Production costs, including freight and artists’ wages
  • One participant per conference or meeting, and where the participant is a principal speaker and/or the subject of the conference is of direct relevance to the grant opportunity.

For activities delivered in Australia, applicants are encouraged to consider the use of an Indigenous supplier, if they intend to subcontract any of the services above. A directory of registered Indigenous businesses is available at www.supplynation.org.au.

 

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible you must:

  • be one of the following entity types:
    • an Australian entity with an Australian Business Number (ABN), Australian Company Number (ACN), or Indigenous Corporation Number (ICN)
    • an Australian consortium with a lead organisation
    • an Australian registered charity or not-for-profit organisation
    • an Australian local government body
    • an Australian State/Territory government body
    • a corporate Commonwealth entity
    • an Australian statutory authority
    • be an Australian or permanent resident of Australia
    • or be an Indonesian citizen or organisation
    • or be a well-established organisation in Indonesia with a business purpose to advocate for Australian business, education and/or cultural interests
  • and be willing to provide or develop child protection guidelines for your project if it involves people under the age of 18 years.

Applications from consortia are acceptable, provided you have a lead applicant who is the main driver of the project and is eligible as per the list above. Individuals who intend the grant to be administered by a university should apply on behalf of the university, i.e. your university is the applicant.

 

Timing

Applications close 21 March 2019.

 

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