Australia-Malaysia Institute

Grants Program

2014-15 AMI Grant Round – Call for Expressions of Interest

The Australia-Malaysia Institute (AMI) invites Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for funding under the 2014-15 General Grants Program.

The objective of the Program is to provide financial assistance for outcome based projects, programs and initiatives which strengthen people-to-people and institutional links with Malaysia and deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between Australia and Malaysia.

For the 2014-15 Grants Program, the AMI has identified the following priority areas:

Quality projects in a sector not identified above, but that closely align with the objectives of the AMI, may still be considered.

The call for EOIs opens at 9am, Monday 10 February 2014 and close at 5pm, Wednesday 12 March 2014.

EOIs should be completed via the online application form.

The AMI General Grants Program is a two-stage open competitive selection process.

Stage 1: Call for Expressions of Interest

Assessment of EOIs against selection criteria by AMI Board, and selection of applications for further development, following which successful EOI applicants will be invited to submit a full grant application on-line through Smarty Grants.

Stage 2: Call for Full Applications

Assessment of full grant applications against selection criteria by AMI Board, and selection of successful projects.

Please note that the level of grant funding will be decided according to the merits of the proposal, but is generally between $5,000 and $20,000.

Applications should familiarise themselves with the Grant Funding Guidelines.

For further information regarding the AMI General Grants Program, please contact the AMI Secretariat on 02 6261 1333 or email AMI at ausmalaysia.institute@dfat.gov.au.

Excellence in Sports Grants Program

The Australia-Malaysia Institute (AMI) is inviting applications for the inaugural round of its Excellence in Sports Grants Program (ESGP). The objective of the ESGP is to support Australian and Malaysian organisations undertake projects, programs or initiatives which:

Applications should provide a good description of the proposed project, the amount being sought from the AMI, what components of the project the AMI funding will cover, and how the project will contribute to enhancing people-to-people links between Australia and Malaysia. Please note that the level of grant funding will be decided according to the merits of the proposal and funding will be for no more than AUD15,000.

More information can be found in the Guidelines for Funding Applications and Recipients – AMI Excellence in Sports Grants Program.

Applications open at 9am, Monday 20 January 2014. Applications should be completed on-line and submitted through Smarty Grants by 5pm, Monday 3 March 2014

Online application form

For further information regarding the AMI Excellence in Sports Grants Program, please contact the AMI Secretariat on 02 6261 1333 or email AMI at ausmalaysia.institute@dfat.gov.au.

Applications