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Grants Program 2020-21 - South Korea

This is a Grants Program

The Australia-Korea Foundation has reopened its 2020-21 grant round. Grant applications for a minimum of $5,000 or maximum of $40,000 per year up to three years will be considered.

Grant Program Objectives

  • Increase public awareness of Australia in Korea, and of Korea in Australia, and the importance of the bilateral relationship
  • Develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, regional and global context
  • Increase Australians' capacity to effectively engage with Korea.

Key priority areas

  • Strategic international relations
  • Trade and commerce relationships
  • Cross cultural collaborations
  • Technological, scientific and education innovation

Applications for activities that would strengthen cooperation between Australia and Korea to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic would be welcomed.  Further information is available here.


Grant Guidelines:        Obtain the full Grant Guidelines here


Application process:    Applications must be lodged on DFAT’s Smartygrants platform. 


Department of State Growth support:    The Trade and International Relations Unit may be able to provide advice regarding your application. If you would like to discuss your grant application please email us at


Deadline: 2pm, Friday 18 September 2020.


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