From 1,200 applications received for the grant program, 6 businesses and organisations made it to the Grand Final. Each of them got up in front of judges and around 130 guests and had 6 minutes to pitch for extra grant funding - and what an incredible job they did! The passion of these founders came through strong and clear.
After assessing 3,098 applications for our Volunteer Support Grant, I am very pleased to announce that Carissa Lockley from Ronald McDonald House Southeast Queensland in our inaugural recipient!
The Minister for Equality Martin Foley MP has announced grant recipients in the first round of the LGBTI Community Grants Program.
The funding will assist LGBTI community organisations build capacity through organisational development, and develop leadership and management skills of current and future LGBTI leaders. There will be 38 grant recipients in the 2016-17 round across two streams: 27 LGBTI community organisations and groups; and 11 current and future leaders.