Applications Now Open

National Careers Institute Partnership Grants Program

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Applications are now open for Round Two of the National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program.

About the Partnership Grants program

The Partnership Grants program offers funding to organisations to deliver innovative career guidance for people at all stages of their careers. Round Two provides funding for organisations such as employers, training providers, schools and community organisations.
Funded projects will:

  • assist adults seeking to re-enter the workforce or change careers, particularly anyone who has been disadvantaged by COVID-19
  • assist students at crucial transition stages in primary school and years 7–10 
  • increase knowledge and create greater awareness of career paths and career guidance in the above cohorts
  • develop and deliver innovative local approaches to delivering career guidance services. 

Applications close 23 June 2021.

Grants range from $20,000 to $525,000 and will be funded for a maximum of 18 months.

Who should apply?

Applications will only be accepted where the project is delivered through a collaborative partnership, as outlined in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines. 

More Information

The National Career Institute Partnership Grants program is a key part of the Australian Government’s $585m Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow package. This budget measure was announced in the 2019-20 Federal budget to support more Australians to gain the skills employers are looking for.

To apply or for further information visit 

Correct at time of publication.