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Grants and funding

Grants and funding

2020-21 grant round

The Australia-Korea Foundation has postponed its 2020-21 grant round in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Australia- Korea Foundation remains committed to supporting people-to-people and institutional engagement between Australia and Korea, and is exploring options for activities that are achievable in the current context.

We thank applicants for their interest and encourage them to consider resubmitting applications when the round reopens.


The objectives of the Australian-Korea Foundation (AKF) are to:

  • increase public awareness of Australia in Korea, and of Korea in Australia, and the importance of the bilateral relationship
  • develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, regional and global context
  • increase Australians' capacity to effectively engage with Korea.

Key priority areas

  • Strategic international relations
  • Trade and commerce relationships
  • Cross cultural collaborations
  • Technological, scientific and education innovation
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