Forced Adoption Support Service Grants

28 Sep, 2016

The Forced Adoption Support Service Small Grants Fund invites eligible groups and organisations to apply for grants to help support those affected by past forced adoption. The grant is aimed at building capacity and enhancing support for people affected by forced adoption, currently residing in Western Australia.

Grants may be used for a range of projects or activities including, but not restricted to:

  • Capacity building opportunities such as local or national training
  • Production of memorials
  • Forced adoption related group facilitation costs, including cost to engage facilitator
  • Forced adoption related group therapy costs, including cost to engage therapist
  • Facilitation costs for retreats including accommodation meals and travel for facilitator and/or participants
  • Venue and group meeting costs for support and advocacy 

Other activities and projects will also be considered.

Who is eligible for funding?

Grants will only be provided to groups or organisations which are:
  • Incorporated, not for profit organisations, under the provisions of the Associations Incorporation’s Act (1987) based in Western Australia; 
  • Unincorporated not for profit associations and community groups based in Western Australia where auspiced by an incorporated association. 

Who is not eligible?

  • Local, state and Australian government agencies 
  • Commercial and for profit organisations 
  • Individuals 
  • Political organisations

Applications for the grant close at 5.00pm on Monday 28th November. For more information please click here to download an application form.

To learn more about the Forced Adoption Support Service visit their service page here.

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