To be eligible applicants must be:
The AFTF is looking to fund a wide range of projects including (but not limited to) the following:
There are different funding options to choose from when applying for funding:
Please note that upper funding limits are subject to available funds, and application for funds is competitive.
Upon review of an application, a recommendation for an alternative funding type to the one selected by the applicant may be made for the project, which will be further discussed with the applicant.
Application forms can be downloaded electronically below.
It is recommended applicants read the funding guidelines for more information on preparing Trust applications before completing an application form:
The following templates and fact sheets may assist with your application:
Applications can be made by completing the appropriate funding application form and forwarding it to the Aboriginal Fishing Trust Fund management team:
NOWRA NSW 2541
Note: Email is the preferred method of receiving application forms. If you email your application, there is no need to send a hard copy by mail. Submitted applications will be acknowledged upon being received.
For assistance with completing your application and to ensure applications are consistent with priorities for funding contact the Aboriginal Fishing Trust Fund management team on (02) 4424 7421 or email Aboriginal.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2019/20 funding round is now closed.
Future funding rounds will be advised on the DPI website, as well as through various community organisations and networks and media.