Round One Projects announced

On Tuesday 22 December 2020, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business announced the 13 successful applicants to receive funding through the National Careers Institute’s (NCI) Partnership Grants – Round One. The 13 successful projects represent a total value of $5.2 million.

The successful projects cover a wide range of activities from a diversity of organisations such as TAFE’s, universities, community bodies and tech start-ups. The grants enable employers, schools, tertiary institutions, industry, governments and researchers to work collaboratively to improve career outcomes.

The 13 successful organisations include:

  • ACT Community Services Directorate
  • Co-Operative for Aborigines Limited
  • Curtin University
  • Federation University Australia
  • Graduate Careers Australia Limited
  • Skillset Limited
  • National Association of Australian Apprenticeships Centres Inc.
  • Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • TAFE Queensland
  • The Smith Family
  • The University of Adelaide
  • University of Melbourne
  • Work Window Australia Pty Ltd

You can read the Minister’s media release here.

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About Partnership Grants program

The National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grants program provides grants from $20,000 to $700,000 for up to two years to deliver innovative career development services for people at all stages of their careers.

A total of $10.7 million of grant funding is available across two funding rounds.

About Round Two applications

Applications for round two of the NCI Partnership Grants program are expected to open mid-2021.

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