Australia – ASEAN Council Funding Round Announced

 A head’s up that the 2019 funding round for the Australia-ASEAN Council is now open.

Grants of AUD$10k – $50k are available to (broadly) promote cooperation, engagement and learning between Australia and ASEAN countries. The 2019 proprities are:

• Increase people-to-people linkages between Australia and South-East Asian countries, particularly between people and institutions that have the capacity to influence others;

• Increase knowledge and understanding in Australia of South-East Asian countries, and the opportunities they present; and

• Enhance awareness and understanding in Australia and South-East Asia of each other’s cultures, values and traditions.

Knowledge development is the overarching theme for the grant round. Funding priorities will focus on women in leadership, collaboration and innovation across three key sectors:

a. Trade and economic development

b. Technology and entrepreneurship

c. Culture and education

Applications close on 28th March 2019.

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