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Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) grants

2020-2021 Special Grant Round

COALAR’s Special Grant Round for 2020-21 is now closed. All applicants have been notified of the outcome of their application.

The Special Grant Round has the focus theme of ‘Economic Recovery’ and will support innovative activities that use digital technologies to strengthen relationships between Australia and Latin America and contribute to COVID-19 economic recovery. A shorter period of 1 April to 30 September 2021 is available to undertake activities.

Please refer to the additional guidance note for further information.

Applications must comply with local COVID-19 and related restrictions.

Timeline for the Special Grant Round

  • Opening date — 19 November 2020 at 1800 AEDT
  • Closing date for submitting applications — 6 January 2021 at 0800 am AEDT
  • Successful applicants notified — late March 2021
  • Unsuccessful applicants notified — late March 2021
  • Processing of grant agreements for successful applicants — late March to early April 2021

How to apply

Please read both the COALAR Special Grant Round funding guidelines and Additional Guidance documents before starting an application.

All applications must be submitted using SmartyGrants.

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