The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation provides a range of scholarships for overseas postgraduate and executive study. www.robertasykesfoundation.com.au
The British Council in Australia runs annual Indigenous Creative Leadership Awards – ACCELERATE. This is an intensive fully funded leadership/mentoring/placement programme for Indigenous Australians working in creative industries.
The MURRA Aboriginal Masterclass, a tailored MBA program built by Melbourne Business School and Victoria’s Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce, Kinaway, is designed to help participants meet the
challenges faced by Indigenous businesses.
Diplomacy Training Program
The University of NSW Faculty of Law runs training programs to help individuals and organisations protect and promote human rights, including Indigenous rights.
14-19 July Alice Springs. Human Rights and Advocacy for Indigenous peoples in Australia. Applications invited.
26-30 August.Torres Strait. Human Rights and Advocacy for Indigenous peoples in Australia, Follow-up program.
First Peoples Worldwide have a Keepers of the Earth Fund offering grants to Indigenous groups for strategies to address Indigenous development, including land use and conservation, decision-making, climate change and food security. Grants range from US$250-US$20,000 and are for between six and 12 months. First awards are usually from US$2,500-$5,000.
You Me Unity offers funding of A$5,000 – 50,000 to a broad range of organisations (ngos, associations, charities, businesses etc) who can contribute to raising public awareness and community support for Constitutional recognition of AboThe riginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Aboriginal Employment Strategy Ltd
AES offers advice, training and recruitment for Indigenous Australians, with offices in NSW, NT, WA, Queensland and Vic.
The UN Global Compact seeks comment by 1 June on its draft Business Guide in relation to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.