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The Financial Literacy Australia (FLA) Grants program supports not-for-profit organisations to advance financial literacy in Australia. A total of $1.5 million is available through the FLA “open grants” program for organisations such as community and consumer groups, educational institutions and local government bodies.

Potential projects include:

  • experimenting with an innovative financial literacy program and sharing the results
  • evaluating an existing program to measure its impact and see how it can be improved
  • scaling-up a successful program so it reaches more people
  • practical research that will make a real difference

Who can apply
Expressions of Interest are invited from not-for-profit organisations including:

  • community, consumer, investor or indigenous organisations
  • education entities (eg schools, teacher associations)
  • tertiary education and research institutions
  • local government (eg libraries, community education programs)

Organisations not eligible for grants (unless there are exceptional circumstances):

  • individuals or unincorporated associations
  • organisations based outside Australia
  • government departments or agencies (Commonwealth, state or territory)
  • political parties or candidates
  • commercial or for-profit organisations
  • Australian Financial Services Licensees or their affiliates (eg foundations)

Proposals are welcome from not-for-profit organisations that have partnerships with (or funding from) commercial entities or their affiliated foundations.

Expressions of interest close: 30 June 2017

More information and to apply

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