Grants Database

COVID–19 Recovery – Playgroup Reset

This project will reset playgroup participation nationally; provide support to playgroup coordinators and leaders to prepare for and manage the return of playgroups, aligning with government roadmaps for safely returning to community life; and promote playgroup participation through a public marketing campaign to encourage existing families to return and attract new families to playgroup by raising awareness of its broad benefits for early learning of children and for the social and mental health wellbeing of caregivers.

Early Childhood Education and Care in Australia: a national reform mission

This project will model the costs of universal access to early childhood education and care (ECEC) as part of a broader initiative to develop alternative ECEC policies, practices and governance arrangements. The study will also examine costs of alternative approaches, international comparisons, and lifetime costs to the system of those who miss out on ECEC. This grant supports critical modelling work as part of the bigger research initiative.

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $320,000
  • Project State: WA
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation

Magabala Books Indigenous Publishing Cadetship

Magabala Books will implement a cadetship program that will provide on the job training, professional development and sustainable employment for two Indigenous publishing cadets. Under the supervision of Rachel Bin Salleh, Australia’s only Indigenous publisher, the cadetship seeks to create a meaningful career pathway and leadership opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the industry.

Over two years, cadets will gain experience across all areas of publishing and the organisation. At the successful completion of the program, the Cadet will be offered an ongoing position as an employee of Magabala.

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $177,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Brisbane Community Arts Centre Ltd (Metro Arts)

Emerging Producer XChange and Professional Development Program

This grant will support a mentorship program embedded in two leading multidisciplinary arts organisations, Metro Arts (Qld) and The Mill (SA), for four emerging producers over a two-year period. The program will include a 10-month paid internship for all participants, attendance at a three-day producing boot-camp intensive in Brisbane, mentored attendance at PAC Australia’s PAX Conference, and at one Australian Performing Arts Market Gathering, and attendance at Adelaide Fringe.

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $229,950
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: KickArts Contemporary Arts Ltd (NorthSite)

Traineeship for First Nations Arts Workers

This grant is awarded over three years to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designated senior curator positions. This grant will support NorthSite to provide pathways into leadership for Indigenous arts professionals. KickArts Contemporary Arts, established to promote and present contemporary artistic practice from Far North Queensland, has recently re-branded as NorthSite Contemporary Arts.

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