ILC Grants: Round 2 Winners Announced

The winners of the second round of National and Jurisdictional ILC grants have been announced at last, with a total of 147 projects funded over the next two years.

For the National grants, a little over $28 million has been awarded for 43 individual projects. Grants range in size from $173,000 to just under $2 million. Interestingly, just over a third of projects have nominated just one state as their initial coverage area:

  • National: 20
  • Multiple jurisdictions: 7
  • ACT: 1
  • NT: 2
  • NSW: 2
  • QLD: 3
  • SA: 3
  • VIC: 5

All grants will focus on delivering against Key ILC Activity Area 1 – Provision of information, linkages and referrals. The average grant size for the 5 one year projects is $368,552. The average grant size for the 38 two year projects is $704,349.

Focus areas include:

  • Disability specific groups: 20
  • All people with disability: 9
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse communities: 3
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities: 3
  • Psychosocial Disability: 3
  • Gender specific: 1
  • Families: 2
  • Hard to reach communities: 1
  • Rural and Remote: 1

The most exciting news is that at least half of these successful projects will be breaking new ground while the remainder are focussing on enhancing or expanding pre-existing initiatives.  Online platforms feature strongly in many projects.

View the full list at ILC National Readiness Grants (Round 2)

As with the National grants, just over $28 million has been allocated to Jurisdictional grants. However, the average grant size is much smaller, with the $28 million being divided up amongst nearly triple the number of projects, with a total of 104 projects funded across:

  • NSW: 55
  • SA: 32
  • ACT: 17

The average grant size for one year projects is $90,062. The average grant size for projects over two years is $351,669. Grants range in size from to $10,000 to $1.4 million. 

The full lists of successful applicants are available below: