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Major Grants - Reducing harm from Alcohol and Other Drugs

ClosedGrant Closed: 12th of March 2023 Value: $10,000 to $15,000 Run By: Pride Foundation Australia Further Information: https://www.communityfoundation.org.au/support/pride-foundation-2023/

The Pride Foundation Australia (PFA) announced a new large grant round to a total value of $50,000 with a focus on reducing harm from alcohol and other drugs (AOD) for LGBTQIA+ people in Australia. This is in recognition that a disproportionate number of LGBTIQA+ people are affected by harmful AOD use and that there is a benefit in providing culturally inclusive health promotion, support and
treatment.

Grant applications should be to the value of $10,000 to $15,000 over two years (if applicable).

This large grant round supports projects (up to two years duration) with an aim to reduce harm from alcohol and other drugs (AOD) for LGBTQIA+ people in Australia. Projects that are collaborations between AOD services and LGBTQIA+ agencies or groups, and co-designed with people with lived experience of AOD use are encouraged.
Projects should focus on at least one of the following areas:

  • LGBTIQA+-specific health promotion initiatives for healthy AOD use
  • Early AOD interventions targeted for LGBTIQA+ populations
  • Enhancing LGBTIQA+ community responsiveness to AOD issues
  • Improving LGBTQIA+ inclusive practice in mainstream AOD services
  • Improving AOD services in LGBTIQA+ services

Types of projects with a duration of up to two years may include any of the following:

  • Community development, or
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives, or
  • Education and training initiatives, or
  • Treatment interventions

The following activities will not be funded:

  • Capital and building works, vehicles, furniture or equipment
  • General fundraising
  • Travel, books, religious activities
Last Updated: 12th of February 2023
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