Capital of Equality

Canberra LGBTIQ+ Leadership Grants

The LGBTIQ+ leadership stream supports people who seeking to develop as a LGBTIQ+ leader. Funding is available for people who lack organisational funding for their professional development.
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Canberra LGBTIQ+ Leadership Grants

The Capital of Equality Grants Program has been redesigned to better respond to community needs. $700,000 has been allocated to the 2023 and 2024 grant rounds. The funding is available across three streams:

The LGBTIQ+ leadership stream supports people who seeking to develop as a LGBTIQ+ leader. Funding is available for people who lack organisational funding for their professional development. Grants can be used to support participation in conferences, training, mentoring programs and other professional development opportunities.

Stream eligibility

Individuals who are LGBTIQ+ community leaders living in the ACT and surrounding region can apply for funding through this stream. Eligibility is restricted to individuals with no organisational support.

The value of the grant is based on the location of the opportunity:

  • Opportunities in the ACT receive $650
  • NSW based opportunities receive $1000
  • All other jurisdictions receive $1500.

Check if you can apply

Individuals are eligible to apply for this stream, providing they:

  • are Australian Citizens, have permanent resident status, or be on a temporary Australian visa which expires no less than two years from the date of application
  • have satisfactorily acquitted all previous grants provided by the ACT Government (except for current year’s funding), if applicable
  • reside in the ACT or a surrounding region.

When preparing your application, refer to the Capital of Equality Grants Program Guidelines:

Previously supported opportunities

Previously supported professional development opportunities under this stream included:

  • participation in community conferences (Better Together, Sydney World Pride Human Rights Conference)
  • participation in academic workshops
  • mentorships
  • participation in training sessions (eg. NGO governance, sexual and reproductive health).

Apply for a LGBTIQ+ Leadership grant.

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