ILC National Grants Confirmed

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 available in only two of the five ILC Activity Areas:

  • Capacity building for mainstream services

  • Community awareness and capacity building.

Funding rounds for both National and Jurisdictional grants will open in late January. Grant rounds will be open – any organisation that meets the eligibility criteria in the Application Pack to be released can apply.

The NDIA want nationally scalable approaches: ideas, frameworks and strategies that have the potential to go national. Many of the best ideas will emerge early and if you are not in the program when it starts, you may get gazumped by an intensely competitive ILC field.

To read the full ILC Program Guidelines, see