Aboriginal workforce grants

If you are a Northern Territory (NT) business or organisation, you can apply for funding for projects that support employment of Aboriginal people.

The Aboriginal Workforce Grants program provides funding for projects that result in Aboriginal people:

  • getting jobs
  • developing careers within the workplace.
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You can apply if you are an NT enterprise including:

  • Aboriginal corporation
  • private business
  • industry body
  • not-for-profit organisation
  • other incorporated organisation.

To be eligible for funding, your project must include elements such as:

  • structured mentoring through a professional service for career development
  • workforce development - for example, support to carry out workplace practices, job design or tutoring
  • wraparound services including:
    • on-site mentoring and structured workplace support
    • transport and/or accommodation where there is no alternative.

Before you apply, you must read and accept the Aboriginal Workforce Grants program terms and conditions.

Aboriginal Workforce Grants program terms and conditions (180.2 kb)
Aboriginal Workforce Grants program terms and conditions (49.2 kb)

Applications are open.

To apply, follow these steps:

Step 1. Contact the program manager or your nearest regional workforce training coordinator to discuss your application and project.

Step 2. Fill in your application on the GrantsNT website.

Eligible applications will be assessed by a panel against criteria set out in the terms and conditions.

For more information call the Aboriginal Workforce Grants program manager at the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation on 08 8999 7802 or email awg.dtbi@nt.gov.au

Last updated: 29 August 2019

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