8SX just received this notice via CeBIT and AquaAsia. It appears focused on social innovation and other early stage (pre-commercialisation) ventures. It may be useful for tech startups and pays 5K to 20K typically per grant. Cheers, Pete.
The Australia-Malaysia Institute’s (AMI) 2013/14 grant round is now open for submissions until 5:00pm (AEST) Wednesday 1 May 2013.
The AMI provides financial support for innovative proposals which will strengthen Australia’s links with Malaysia.
Applications are now being invited for projects commencing between July 2013 and June 2014.
Online application form
The AMI identified the following priority areas for 2011-12 with a focus on youth and geographical balance in its programming:
- Public Policy
- Trade and industry linkages
- Education including vocational education and training
- Media and alumni
- Science, Technology, Environment
- Arts, social and cultural linkages
- Women and girls
Funding is awarded through a competitive selection process. As applications are assessed against the AMI Grant Program Guidelines, all applicants should familiarise themselves with them before submitting an application for funding.
Applications which support implementation of the Australia in the Asia Century White Paper are encouraged
Further information is available at: http://dfat.gov.au/ami/funding_applications.html
Completed applications must be submitted by 5.00pm (AEST) 1 May 2013.
If your application cannot be submitted using the Online Application form please contact the AMI Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +61 2 6261 1333.