Indian Ocean Territories Community Development Grants Programme

The Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) Community Development Grants Programme for the Territories of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands is an Australian Government initiative which funds projects supporting economic development and livability.

The objective of the IOT Community Development Grants Programme is to contribute to the sustainability of the local economy and support community amenity by investing in a diverse range of community and infrastructure projects.

It is an open and competitive grants programme, with applicants required to meet eligibility criteria. Eligible applications are assessed on their individual and relative merits against appraisal criteria, and that the project would be a proper use of Australian Government funds.

The Programme provides successful applicants with grants up to $200,000.

Round One PDF: 208 KB ReadSpeaker of the IOT Community Development Grants Programme was delivered in 2014 and Round Two PDF: 200 KB ReadSpeaker was delivered in 2015-16.

Details of the timing for Round Three will be provided in due course. 

Contact
Indian Ocean Territories Community Development Grants Programme
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
GPO Box 594
CANBERRA ACT 2601
E: IOTgrants@infrastructure.gov.au