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Research grants and projects

Research grants program

Our grants program supports research in priority themes.

Projects must address the following funding priorities that align with the priorities in the 2020 Closing the Gap Report and National Agreement on Closing the Gap, and the priorities determined by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The current funding priorities are:

  • Valuing Indigenous knowledge and methods
  • Cultural resurgence and resilience
  • Indigenous governance and prosperity
  • Rethinking engagement with governments
  • Opportunities provided by technological change

All projects must:

  • Demonstrate strong Indigenous leadership
  • Have relevance or impact beyond the community or project
  • Provide research and/or data into the Knowledge Exchange Platform

For more information about our grant program please see: