Round One Grants are Open!

11 April 2021

The Alastair Swayn Foundation is thrilled to announce that Round One of 2021 grants program is open! Applications are currently being accepted online via our Grant page.

Research Grants and Strategic Grants are being offered to support individuals, groups, and organisations in architectural and design associated industries to conduct research that enriches Australian design knowledge and culture.

The grants program provides opportunities for those in Australian architecture and design related industries to conduct research in their chosen field. It also, aims to reward proven achievement of talented and deserving Australians with further opportunity in their pursuit of excellence for the enrichment of knowledge in architecture and all design disciplines in Australia.

Strategic Grants $5000
The Foundation has identified three areas of priority research in architecture and design. The priorities are designed to focus support for innovation and research on the most important challenges facing architecture and design in Australia.

The priority topics are:

  • Sustainability
  • Housing (public, private, multi-residential)
  • Workplace design

Research Grants $2000
Research Grants are awarded to successful applicants to conduct research into architecture and design that aligns with one or more of our Guiding Principles.

Round One Dates

Opens 12th April 2021
Closes 24th May 5pm (Canberra) 2021
Announcements by 2nd July 2021

The Alastair Swayn Foundation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians on the land of which we work, the Ngunnawal people of the ACT. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay respect to Elders past, present, and emerging.

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