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The International Relations Grants Program (IRGP) supports the Government's foreign policies and economic diplomacy interests and projects a positive contemporary image of Australia. IRGP grants support professional, community and institutional linkages between Australia and its partners on contemporary issues of shared interest including business, education, innovation, science, technology, the arts, media and sport. Grants generally range between $5000 and $40,000. The 2018 grants rounds open Monday 5 February 2018 and close, depending on the grant, between 21 March and 4 April. DFAT's International Relations Grants Program funds nine individual grants rounds administered by the:

  • Australia–ASEAN Council (AAC)
  • Australia–China Council (ACC)
  • Australia–India Council (AIC)
  • Australia–Indonesia Institute (AII)
  • Australia–Japan Foundation (AJF)
  • Australia–Korea Foundation (AKF)
  • Council for Australian–Arab Relations (CAAR)
  • Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) and
  • the Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program (ACDGP).
Last Updated: 6 February 2018
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