The Jobs Victoria Innovation Fund is a $3 million initiative of Jobs Victoria. The Fund has been established to support new and innovative approaches to employment support and employment services through the provision of small grants.
Currently closed for applications.
$50,000 to $250,000 is available for approved projects submitted by eligible organisations.
Up to three funding rounds are planned for the Jobs Victoria Innovation Fund, with remaining rounds expected to occur in late 2017 and 2018.
The Jobs Victoria Innovation Fund Guidelines are currently under review. Updated guidelines will be available from late November 2017.
What the funding is for
The Fund will provide grants to support new projects that will benefit:
- disadvantaged jobseekers with significant barriers to employment
- unemployed or underemployed youth
- Victorian jobseekers and employers – by contributing to the workforce needs of emerging industries
- the employment services sector, through improved knowledge, research and capacity.