Grants

The fund supports initiatives in remote regions that have a positive impact on economic development, employment opportunities and improving governance and capacity in communities.

Activities submitted for these grants programs must demonstrate clear outcomes and ongoing benefits for remote Aboriginal Territorians.

Grant recipients 2017/2018

Governance and capacity building grants program

Organisation

Project Description

Community

Region

Amount

*Northern Australia Indigenous reference Group

Co-fund the Northern Australia Indigenous Reference Group - to develop the Aboriginal business sector, to support governance and establish Aboriginal innovation in Northern Australia

All

All

$50,000

APO NT

The aim is to strengthen Aboriginal governance and management in NT Aboriginal organisations so they can operate effectively to deliver diverse positive, social and economic outcomes

All

All

$150,000

Organisation

Project Description

Community

Region

Amount

*Northern Australia Indigenous reference Group

Co-fund the Northern Australia Indigenous Reference Group - to develop the Aboriginal business sector, to support governance and establish Aboriginal innovation in Northern Australia

All

All

$50,000

Central Land Council

Granites Mines Affected Area Aboriginal corporation - GMAAAC. Director governance training and development program

Lajamanu

Central Australia

$40,000

MacDonnell Regional Council

See it, hear it, understand it- enable governance related documents printed on A1 posters in the 3 most common language - Arrernte, Pintubi and Pitjantjatjara

MacDonald Regional council

Central Australia

$3,000

Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation

Building capacity and Strengthening governance at Ikuntji Artists

Haasts Bluff and outstations

Central Australia

$30,575

World Vision Australia

Building capacity of Lajamanu faith leaders to address family violence

Lajamanu

Central Australia

$19,910

Miwatj Employment and Participation Ltd

Cultural tours - the grant will be used to help develop community based enterprises to develop their tourism and business ventures through strengthening decision-making, compliance, strategy and risk management capacity

Yirrkala, Bawaka, Bukudal, Nyinyikay

East Arnhem

$20,000

World Vision Australia

Building capacity of Lajamanu faith leaders to address family violence

Lajamanu

Central Australia

$19,910

Bulungkunum Corporation Ltd

Supporting a strong future for Bulungkunum, employ a contractor with experience mentoring indigenous boards in the region. Establishing strategic goals and policies and governance training

Ramingining

East Arnhem

$19,300

Tarntipi Homelands Aboriginal Corporation

Stronger together - engage a consultant to conduct leadership training to women and young people, governance training to directors/members and to develop policies and procedures

Tiwi Islands

Top End

$18,320

Traditional Credit Union

Business Development Training - develop processes and procedure that promote take-up of digital banking products

Top End/ East Arnhem/ Big Rivers

Top End

$20,000

Tarntipi Homelands Aboriginal Corporation

Stronger together - engage a consultant to conduct leadership training to women and young people, governance training to directors/members and to develop policies and procedures

Tiwi Islands

Top End

$18,320

Miriam Rose Foundation Incorporated

Development of a Dadirri Connection Tours standard operation procedures manual

Nauiyu (Daly River)

Big Rivers

$17,489

Bima Wear Association

Review and refresh governance and compliance orientation and processes, Business Plan and training for staff

Wurrumiyanga

Top End

$20,000

Mutchirr Corporation Ltd

Nganmarriyanga sport and recreation program - fund the engagement of a consultant to work in depth with the board on the specific governance requirement of the 3 year PMC contract

Nganmarriyanga (Palumpa)

Top End

$16,800

Adjumarllarl Aboriginal Corporation

Njanjma rangers business expansion - visitor engagement and management services. Implement a visitor permit system, implement procedures and protocols.

Gunbalanya

Top End

$49,925

Mutchirr Corporation Ltd

Nganmarriyanga sport and recreation program - fund the engagement of a consultant to work in depth with the board on the specific governance requirement of the 3 year PMC contract

Nganmarriyanga (Palumpa)

Top End

$16,800

Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation

Development of community based capacity to deliver In-country Orientation and Induction training

Maningrida

Top End

$49,925

Mutchirr Corporation Ltd

Nganmarriyanga sport and recreation program - fund the engagement of a consultant to work in depth with the board on the specific governance requirement of the 3 year PMC contract

Nganmarriyanga (Palumpa)

Top End

$16,800

Gurindji Aboriginal Corporation

Engage the professional services of ClarityNT to support in key areas, governance and financial literacy, training, book keeping etc.

Kalkaringi

Big Rivers

$50,000

Sunrise Health Services Aboriginal Corporation

Development of Board financial report material and financial training

Directors are from 9 remote communities

Big Rivers

$19,190

Alawa Aboriginal Corporation

Directors of Alawa to participate in financial literacy and governance training to enhance capacity to make sound board decisions

Minyerri Hodgson Down

Big Rivers

$15,500

Gunamu Aboriginal Corporation

Governance and financial training for Gunamu Board of Directors

Timber Creek

Big Rivers

$11,000

Bagala Aboriginal Corporation

Governance and financial training for Bagala Board of Directors

Barunga

Big Rivers

$34,000

Jilkmingan Community Aboriginal Corporation

Engage a consultant to provide practical training and guidance to the board directors to improve governance practices and capacity

Jilkminggan

Big Rivers

$20,000

Mathakal Homelands and Resource Centre Aboriginal Corporation

Governance Manual for Directors of MHRCAC entities and Cultural introduction Manual for Marthakal staff

Galiwin'ku and Marthakal Homelands

East Arnhem

$49,450

Warlpiri Youth Development

To update their governance DVD and provide governance training to all Warlpiri Communities

Yuendumu Nyirripi, Willowra and Lajamanu - Warlpiri Country

Central Australia

$35,000

*Baniyala Garrangali Aboriginal Corporation

Growing remote business and local decision making (co-funded with DTBI) through contributing to the employment of a resident 'business manager' for 3 years to strengthen local businesses and support the transition to local management of land administration and municipal services

Baniyala, Gan Gan, Wandawuy, Dhuruputjpi Rurnagala, Barajtpi and Djarakpi

East Arnhem

$50,000

Bush Medijina

Capacity building sessions which focus on women in leadership, women’s empowerment, ethics/integrity and corporate governance

Groote Eylandt

East Arnhem

$20,000