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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 03 Hansard (Wednesday, 31 March 2021) . . Page.. 788 ..


(2) Does the ACT Government have plans to double the funding for the Disability Inclusion grant and divide the grant round into two rounds for 2021-22; if not, why not.

(3) How much funding for the I-Day Grant (including maximum amounts per organisation) was given by the ACT Government in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13, (c) 2013-14, (d) 2014-15, (e) 2015-16, (f) 2016-17, (g) 2017-18, (h) 2018-19, (i) 2019-20 and (j) 2020-21.

Ms Davidson: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) The Disability Inclusion Grant program commenced in 2017.

The following table outlines Disability Inclusion Grant funding information for the specified financial years:

Financial year

Total Grant funding

Maximum available amount per application

2017-18

$50,000

$20,000

2018-19

$100,000

$20,000

2019-20

$100,000

$20,000

2020-21

$100,000

$20,000

(2) The ACT Government currently does not have plans to double the funding for the Disability Inclusion Grants and/or to divide the Disability Inclusion Grants into two separate rounds for the 2021-22 financial year. In February 2020, the Disability Inclusion Grants were reviewed to evaluate their success and make recommendations for strengthening the guidelines.

The ACT provides a range of grants targeted at community needs, with 19 Health and Wellbeing Grants and 15 City and Territory Grants open for applicants throughout each financial year. More information about these grant programs is available to the public at www.grants.act.gov.au.

(3) The following table outlines I-Day Grant funding information for the specified financial years:

Financial year

Total Grant funding

Maximum available amount per application

2011-12

$20,000

$5,000

2012-13

$20,000

$5,000

2013-14

$25,000

$5,000

2014-15

$25,000

$5,000

2015-16

$25,000

$5,000

2016-17

$25,000

$5,000

2017-18

$25,000

$5,000

2018-19

$25,000

$5,000

2019-20

$25,000

$5,000

2020-21

$25,000

$5,000



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