How to apply, timelines and reporting
The Digital Government Partnership (DGP) Innovation Fund application process and key dates.
The funding round for 2021/22 is now open.
Apply by 26 October 2021.
Digital Public Service (DPS) branch engagement
Contact the Digital Government Partnership Innovation Fund team early for feedback and support with your application.
Submit lean canvas
Submit your lean canvas by midnight 26 October 2021 — the DGP Innovation Fund application form
Shortlisting of projects and initial feedback
Applications will be shortlisted in early November and initial feedback provided.
Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to develop a comprehensive application and a project pitch.
Shortlisted candidates will present their concept to a cross-agency panel of officials in late November.
Successful applicants notified
Successful applicants will be notified in December, with the funds released to allow initiatives to commence.
Innovation and reporting
Agencies start innovation activity and report strategic lessons learnt and progress updates to the Digital Public Service (DPS) branch and Digital Government Leadership Group (DGLG) as requested.