Department of Education – Aboriginal Affairs NAIDOC Week 2017 grants closing 27 April 2017 (NSW)

Department of Education – Aboriginal Affairs NAIDOC Week 2017 grants

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee.

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July.

This year, NAIDOC Week will be from 2 to 9 July. Many communities in NSW also choose to conduct NAIDOC activities outside of the designated week in July when weather conditions are more comfortable.

The national NAIDOC Theme for 2017 is – ‘Our Languages Matter’.

For more information about NAIDOC including this year’s theme, visit http://www.naidoc.org.au/

Aboriginal Affairs offers grants to support NAIDOC celebrations and events within communities across NSW.

Applications for NAIDOC Week funding will be accepted from 9:00am Monday, 6 March to 5:00pm Thursday, 27 April 2017.

Applicants are invited to apply for funding in the order of $500 – $1,000. For more significant events, up to $3,000 can be considered.

There is limited funding for the program and some applications may not be successful.

For more information (source) see >>> NAIDOC Week 2017 grants

Image: Philippe Wuyts

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