The Practical Design Fund
Practical Design Fund – successful projects
The Practical Design Fund is a grants program that is part of the Australian Government’s commitment to support initiatives and resources that would identify practical ways to prepare people with disability, their families and carers, the disability sector and workforce for the transition to a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
73 innovative projects have received funding from the Practical Design Fund (PDF).
These projects will give individuals and organisations the opportunity to contribute to the implementation of the NDIS. It will also help prepare people with disability, their families and carers, the disability sector and workforce for the changes in how people choose and access disability supports under the NDIS.
The projects include innovative and new approaches that will:
- assist people with the transition to individualised and/or self-directed funding
- support people with disability to exercise choice and control
- support the growth and skilling of the disability workforce, and
- help transition disability service organisations to an NDIS environment, including providing person-centered support and managing individualised funding arrangements.
Projects must be completed by 30 April 2012.
A full list of the successful projects is available:
- PDF successful projects – XLS [71KB] PDF [35KB] Listen to PDF
- PDF Project descriptions – XLS [72KB] PDF [75KB] Listen to PDF
Further information will be provided once these projects are underway.