Cross Boundary Grant Program
The 2020 Cross Boundary Grant Program has closed and will reopen in 2021.
The Allied Health Unit, Professional Practice and Interprofessional Collaboration Portfolio of HETI deliver the Allied Health Cross Boundary Grant Program. The HETI Allied Health Cross Boundary (CB) Grant Program aims to provide financial support to groups of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) and/or Allied Health Assistants (AHAs) from more than one health district or network seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills through group related work learning opportunities.
Eligible groups of allied health professionals and/or assistants are able to apply for one-off grants of up to $4000 to support access to group learning opportunities which will enhance their ability to perform in their current role. Aboriginal Health Workers and Practitioners working in an allied health support role will be included for the purposes of this grant.
The benefits of cross boundary professional development include:
*Addressing common learning needs across the state or parts of the state
*Increased communication and collaboration across NSW
*Ability to impact a large number of departments to facilitate a state-wide change in practice
*Consistent learning across a large number of AHPs within a professional group
*The ability to address complex learning needs that are only dealt with by a small number of clinicians across the state
*Ability to address specialist or complex training needs
Some examples of Cross Boundary opportunities/activities this grant can be used for are detailed below:
*Training workshops relevant to more than one district/network
*Training workshops relevant to discipline specific state-wide groups