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Bringing Them Home 20 (BTH20) Microfunding Grants
These microgrants are provided by the Healing Foundation and are available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and schools in each state and territory to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Bringing Them Home Report. The funds will assist with the celebration of local Stolen Generations members across Australia. Partnerships with non-Indigenous organisations, driven by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, are also supported.
Grants of $700 are available for activities such as:
- community events that celebrate Stolen Generations and their contributions
- community events incorporating Stolen Generations members sharing their experiences/talking about the healing needs of Stolen Generations
- information stalls to engage the broader community in discussion about our Stolen Generations, the healing needs of Stolen Generations and their descendants and the ongoing place for healing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
- educational workshops for children and young people talking about the Stolen Generations, the Bringing Them Home Report anniversary, the healing needs of Stolen Generations and their descendants, and giving children the opportunity to think about their own healing journey
- community cultural showcases with ceremonial dance and song to connect community members with their culture and stories across the community
- cross community events that bring together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members, services, and the broader community to commemorate the Bringing Them Home Report anniversary and celebrate our Stolen Generations
- community gatherings on country including smoking ceremonies, cooking bush tucker and preparing bush medicines and talking circles about healing.
To apply for funding please complete the application form and return to the Healing Foundation by Friday 24 February 2017.
Activities must be undertaken between Monday 1 May and Friday 26 May 2017.
Ph: (02) 6272 7500
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