Projects that are collaborations between refugee and asylum seeker agencies or groups and LGBTQIA+ agencies or groups are encouraged.
Where an LGBTQIA+ refugee-led group is partnership with another organisation, PFA encourages equal partnership and co-design. Projects should aim to support sexuality, sex and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) people who are refugees or seeking asylum in at least one of the following areas:
- Improving access to stable housing,
- Enhancing education and/or workforce participation,
- Enhancing support for community connection and improving settlement outcomes,
- Improving health and/or health literacy,
- Supporting links to LGBTQIA+ services and supports,
- Enhancing cultural engagement and development,
- Improving LGBTQIA+ inclusive practice in services.
Types of projects with a duration of up to two years may include any of the following:
- Community development, or
- Education and training initiatives, or
- Health and wellbeing initiatives, or
- Applied, community-led research with tangible outcomes in the field, or
- Events including arts and cultural or conferences.