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Opportunity to gain leadership study funding and join an exclusive South Australian leadership.

February 2015

South Australia’s Industry Leaders Fund (ILF) is offering industry leaders an opportunity to apply for grants of up to $50,000 and join its exclusive 66 member Industry Leaders Fund Scholars Network. Members of the Network include Anthony Kittel, Managing Director of Redarc, Jeremy Hawkes, Managing Director of Bowhill Engineering and Shane Kelly, Managing Director of Kelly Engineering. These companies were recognised in 2014 a... Read more

Record funding awarded to SA's top business leaders.

15 September 2014

A record $392,000 in education funding was awarded to 33 of South Australia’s top entrepreneurs, innovators and industry leaders by the Industry Leaders Fund (ILF) at an awards ceremony in Adelaide. ASC Chairman Bruce Carter awarded the grants on 15 September to executives and managers from diverse industry sectors including wine, automotive manufacturing, engineering, electronics, bio-technology, energy, food, fitness and IT. The number of awards this year is m... Read more


More leadership grants available than ever before.

South Australia’s Industry Leaders Fund (ILF) has announced its fifth call for grant applications, with grants of up to $50,000 available. Last year’s grant program saw a total of $205,000 awarded to 16 individuals, and the ILF expects to have a significantly greater pool of funds to allocate in 2014. ILF grants, which are fully private-sector funded, encourage people with leadership ability to develop their skills to benefit themselves, their employers and t... Read more

ILF Awards $205,000 To SA's Future Industry Leaders

Manufacturing, mining, engineering, electronics and pharmaceuticals are all South Australian industries that will benefit from this year’s round of development grants by the Industry Leaders Fund Incorporated (ILF). $205,000 has been awarded between 16 of the state’s most talented applicants in the organisation’s fourth year of annual grants funding. This represents a 105% increase on g... Read more

ILF Awards $100,000 to SA's future industry leaders.

Manufacturing, mining, wine making, confectionery, and IT are all South Australian industries that will benefit from this year’s round of development grants by the Industry Leaders Fund Incorporated (ILF).

$100,000 has been awarded between nine of the state’s most talented applicants in the organisation’s third year of annual grants funding.

Glenn Cooper AM presented grants ranging f... Read more

Were you born to lead?

South Australia’s Industry Leaders Fund (ILF) has opened the 2012 call for grant applications. Grants of up to $50,000 are available for aspiring leaders in the ILF’s third call for applications, which closes on Thursday 31 May 2012. The grants enable applicants to gain knowledge or experience that allows them to achieve their potential, and to achieve it more quickly than otherwise might have been possible. "I never thought I would ever go to study at Harvard", said Anthony Kittel, Managing Director of Lonsdale-based electronics manu... Read more

Eight SA business leaders awarded Industry Leaders Fund grants in 2011

The SA Industry Leaders Fund (ILF) has awarded grants totalling $107,000 to eight of the state’s aspiring business leaders to help them realise their professional potential. The grants were presented by Sir Eric Neal, AC, CVO, at an Awards Ceremony held at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on September 1. “Interestingly, this year the recipients’ employers vary from large international firms to small domestic organisations in both traditional and new industries”, said ILF Honorary Ch... Read more


The Honorary Chairman of the Industry Leaders Fund (ILF), Mr Colin Peters, is pleased to announce that the ILF's second call for grant applications is open and will close on Tuesday 31 May 2011. Mr Peters said, "Applications are sought from people who have real, demonstrated potential to become leaders of industry in South Australia. Applicants are expected to nominate the type of training or experience opportunity they believe will best progress the realisation of their leadership potential and the e... Read more


The Managing Director of a highly successful SA electronics manufacturer and a software applications engineer are recipients of the inaugural Industry Leaders Fund Grants. The grants were announced by Minister for Industry and Trade, the Hon Tom Koutsantonis, on December 9 at an Awards Ceremony held at the Stamford Plaza, Adelaide. Managing Director of electronics manufacturer REDARC Electronics, Mr Anthony Kittel, was granted $30,000 towards attending the first year of the Owner/President Management Program offered by the renowne... Read more