Applications close 5pm Friday, Nov 20 2015.
Karingal is at the forefront of change under the National
Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Barwon, as a trial site and
home of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), has been
given a unique opportunity for service providers to drive
innovation and become architects of best practice service delivery.
Karingal developed its Disability Action Plan as a cornerstone
strategy to promote a fully inclusive community and support its
efforts to continually improve outcomes for clients and the
The Karingal Leadership Fund was established to address Goal Two
of the Karingal Disability Action Plan; "Karingal will sponsor
people with a disability to participate in leadership programs and
Karingal has committed $10,000 to the fund to build its network
of people with a disability who can lead, inform and participate in
the organisation's planning and development.
WHO CAN APPLY FOR FUNDING?
To be eligible, applicants are required to be a Karingal client
or staff member with a disability who has six (6) continuous months
of receiving support services or employment.
Leadership development programs
Funding towards the program costs associated with one day
professional development courses and longer leadership programs
from a recognised provider.
Note: Tertiary course fees are specifically excluded.
Financial assistance to cover costs involved with community and
corporate leadership positions and opportunities (i.e. positions on
company boards or committees)
Financial assistance to purchase books, software and other
specific course requirements for Bachelor degrees and Master
qualifications at registered Australian Universities.
Funding to cover or contribute to reasonable accommodation costs
and services that allow a person to more fully participate in a
Please note: Attendant care is specifically excluded.
Applications close at 5 pm on Monday 20 November 2015. Late
applications will not be considered.
Applications will be reviewed by the Karingal Disability
Advisory Group (KDAG) which consists of participants, carers and
staff. The number of individuals receiving funding is at the
discretion of KDAG.
YOUR APPLICATION FORM
Application forms can be completed and submitted via the form
Application forms and any attachments can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Karingal Leadership Fund
C/O Jacqui McKim
1 Riverview Terrace
Funding will be announced in the week ending December 4,
2015 by email (preferable) or by post. All applications will
receive a response. Funding will be dependent on confirmation of
enrolment and the submission of appropriate evidence of costs.
Payments can be either upfront or a reimbursement of costs
incurred over a period of up to two years from July 1st 2015 and up
to the nominated funding amount.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE
Information and/or assistance to complete an application form
can be obtained by telephoning Karingal on 1300 558 368.
Plain text screen reader, large text and plain English
pictorial forms are available.
If you would like the form mailed, please call 1300 558 368.
Karingal would like to acknowledge the efforts of those seeking
funding. We are proud to be able to contribute to the growth of our
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