Leadership Development Grants Program - applications close 17 April 2018

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The Victorian Government, through Our Catchments Our Communities is again running its Leadership Development Grants program.

Funding & categories :

Funding will be provided for travel, study, research, training and other forms of professional development in each of the following categories:

•  Innovation: new approaches and knowledge to address contemporary issues in integrated catchment management

•  Aboriginal Leadership: recognising and supporting Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians as leaders

•  Women in Leadership: improving diversity and inclusion and the opportunity for women to lead

Funding available: a total of $10,000 is available under each grant category. The number of recipients in each category will be based on the applications and funding levels requested.

Who can apply:

The grants are open to individuals working in the natural resource management sector for:

•  Government agencies or bodies

•  Private sector businesses and agencies

•  Educational institutions

•  Local government authorities

• Not-for-profit organisations

•  Non-governmental organisations

•  Community networks and groups

Please note: only Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are eligible to apply for the Aboriginal Leadership category.

Guidelines & application forms: go to https://www.water.vic.gov.au/grants/ococ

Applications close: Tuesday 17 April 2018.