LGBTIQA+ Grants Program 2024

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Eligibility

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Introduction

The Tasmanian Government has allocated $60,000 for the 2024 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer and Asexual (LGBTIQA+) Grants Program. Grants provided through the Program will assist community organisations, tertiary institutions and Local Government to:

  • increase the number of Tasmanians who are accepting of diversity;
  • improve resilience and capacity in the LGBTIQA+ community;
  • foster inclusion, respect and dignity for LGBTIQA+ Tasmanians; and
  • enhance access to services and increase participation for LGBTIQA+ Tasmanians.

Eligible applicants may apply for either or both priority projects and general projects, and for funding of up to $30,000 in each area.

Applicants are requested to indicate on their application whether they will accept partial funding.

IMPORTANT

Before completing this form, please read the LGBTIQA+ Grants Program 2024 Guidelines as they will help you to prepare your application. 

Applications must be received by 2:00 pm on Friday 22 March 2024. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applications cannot be assessed unless they are complete and all requested information has been provided.

Please call Community Grants on 1800 204 224 if you have any questions or require any assistance with the application process.

We anticipate that outcomes will be announced no later than 31 May 2024.

Confirmation of Eligibility

I confirm, as an authorised representative of the organisation, that:

  • I have read and understand the program Guidelines,
  • I am able to demonstrate alignment between the project and the aims of this program, and
  • the project is located in Tasmania and has not already commenced or been completed. 

I also confirm that the organisation meets one of the following criteria:

  • local government authorities (councils);
  • incorporated community groups;
  • not-for-profit organisations; or
  • tertiary institutions that undertakes research projects and can demonstrate a sound understanding and experience of working with the LGBTIQ+ community;

Applicants must :

  • be a Tasmanian organisation, or an organisation with a focus on Tasmania, that delivers community support, services and/or programs to Tasmanian’s.

 Not-for-profit organisations that are not incorporated may also apply but must be sponsored by an incorporated organisation. In this case, the application must include written confirmation from the sponsoring organisation that it will accept the relevant administration, legal and financial responsibilities for the grant.

Please note: State and Australian Government agencies, schools for colleges (Government or private), political parties, for-profit organisations and individuals/sole traders are not eligible to receive funding.

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Funding Priorities

Funding Area One / Priority Project(s)

The Priority Projects focus for the 2024 program, nominated by the LGBTIQA+ Whole of Government Reference Group in consultation with LGBTIQA+ community groups, is:

  • Supporting Tasmanian women’s services to be trans/transgender and gender diverse inclusive.

Funding Area Two / General Project(s)

  • Research issues affecting the LGBTIQA+ community in Tasmania.
  • Develop resources or strategies to:
    • increase community awareness about the issues and needs of LGBTIQA Tasmanians; or
    • reduce or prevent discrimination, vilification and harassment of LGBTIQA+ Tasmanians.
  • Promote awareness of LGBTIQA+ issues and needs within workplaces in Tasmania.
  • Address gaps in the current service system that prevent LGBTIQA+ people from being able to access services and address issues related to their sexuality or gender.
  • Celebrate diversity and promote inclusion of LGBTIQA+ Tasmanians within the wider community, particularly in rural and regional communities in Tasmania.