Elizabeth explores some of the welcome changes in the newly released ILC Investment Strategy.
Elizabeth McGarry explores the fine print behind the long awaited funding opportunity for what are generally known as user-led organisations: A $19.9 million funding round for the ILC program.
West Australia has just been given the opportunity to apply for $7 million worth of funding via an Expression Of Interest (EOI) process. As Elizabeth explores, this round looks very different from previous ILC funding opportunities.
Is ILC taking one step forward, only to go two steps back? Roland and Elizabeth explore the implications of the NDIA’s recent non-competitive, ‘invite only’ ILC Remote Grants.
With ILC still a work in progress, it is important to concentrate on what we do know. Elizabeth examines what we know for certain at this stage and how providers can get ILC ready.
147 projects have been funded under the most recent funding round for Jurisdictional and National ILC Grants.
The latest funding round for Information, Linkages & Capacity Building (ILC) opened yesterday and the funding available is greater than any previous round.
The next Information, Linkages & Capacity Building funding round is set to open any day now. Successful grant writer Elizabeth McGarry explores the context of this next round and shares her tips for ILC success.
The successful applicants of the first round of ILC National Readiness Grants have now been announced.
The NDIA have now released the list of organisations who will be funded under the Information, Linkages & Capacity Building (ILC) program in the ACT.
DSC is getting lots of calls from organisations confused about how the ILC program will operate. Sadly, once you understand the fundamentals of ILC and LAC, confusion is replaced with serious concern. Roland outlines the major failings of the ILC program design - and how a failure to address these might just kneecap the NDIS.
In the ILC Program Guidelines released last week, the NDIA confirmed that the upcoming funding round for ILC is not just about the ACT. In addition to Jurisdictional based grants, around $15 million in "National Readiness Grants" will be up for tender.
The NDIA have just released the new version of the Information, Linkages And Capacity Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework, outlining the long awaited details on what, who, how and when ILC will be funded.
Today the NDIA released tenders for Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Partners in 16 roll out regions across Victoria, Queensland, South Australia & ACT.
The NDIA has just announced the latest development in its roll out of the ILC and LAC. We have some serious concerns about the development of these programs and how they threaten the credibility of the NDIS.
Many believe that the NDIS is a threat to small, locally based organisations. Professor Shelley Mallet gives an overview of two approaches that support local collaboration and can also play a key role in the success of the ILC program.
The first outsourced LAC’s in Victoria will be tendered out before Christmas. In a big contract and an even bigger policy development, one LAC provider will be selected for each of the three Victorian areas.
We believe collective impact has enormous potential to support ILC projects. For those of you who want to learn more about collective impact, here are some websites with fabulous resources.
This booklet is a great description of the conceptual framework presented by VALID CEO, Kevin Stone at our recent Information, Linkages & Capacity Building (ILC) workshops. It outlines VALID's Pathways to Empowerment framework, looking at the keys to success for system, individual, family and self advocacy.
As the plans for the national roll out of the NDIS were being finalized, there have also been big changes in how the NDIA will look, including the outsourcing of 7000 jobs and possible co-location with Centrelink.