Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program - Transition Assistance Funding

Category

Status Closed

Selection Process Open

State/Territory National

Closing Date & Time

Organisations are invited to apply via an open process for Transition Assistance Funding to purchase tailored supports including business advice, professional services and software upgrades, which will assist to build the disability sector capacity and service provider readiness in the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

A funding pool of $5,600,000 (GST exclusive) is available for this round. Further rounds may be held in the future.

Eligible organisations may apply for Transition Assistance Funding of up to $20,000 (GST exclusive) to purchase tailored supports including business advice, professional services and software upgrades to assist in boosting capacity and capability as service providers.

The Transition Assistance Funding aims to assist organisations to:

  • attract retain and optimise their workforce
  • improve awareness of the opportunities and ability to enter/expand and collaborate in the disability sector
  • develop skills and capabilities required to effectively operate in a competitive disability market

Applicants must complete the Readiness Assessment at https://blcw.dss.gov.au/readiness before commencing the application form. Applicants will be provided with a unique identifier after completing the Readiness Assessment and will be required to include this in the application form.

More information

More information about the Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program, as well as requirements for applicants, can be found in the following Transition Assistance Funding opportunity documents:

  • Transition Assistance Funding Opportunity Guidelines
  • Questions and Answers
  • Example Transition Assistance Funding template Agreement
  • Auspice Authorisation Form
  • Guidance for Auspicing Arrangements

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Future grant opportunities are published on GrantConnect, the Australian Government grants information system.

Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance, please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 or email support@communitygrants.gov.au.

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found on the Community Grants Hub website.

Please quote 2018-2750 – Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program - Transition Assistance Funding when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.

Grant Opportunity Documents