The SIDA Foundation furthers the knowledge, skills and aims of the interior design and interior decoration professions through scholarships, grants and donations.
Established in 1998 by the members of the Society of Interior Designers of Australia the Foundation works with educational institutions and design organisations to achieve these aims.
Current programmes include:
Mary White Memorial Scholarship - UNSW
SIDAF Travelling Scholarship - RMIT School of Design
GOTYA Awards programme - DIA NSW
Professional Development Sponsorship - Enmore Interior Design Decoration
Professional Practice Notes - DIA
Student award sponsorship - DIA/Designex
Mentor programme - RMIT
Proposals for scholarships and applications for grants are assessed twice yearly by the SIDA Board and should be made in writing.