Grants of up to $10,000 are available for local governments and community service organisations to implement projects that engage young people (10–18 years old) in creative ways and help achieve positive outcomes.
Funding of up to $5,000 is available for one-off activities or initiatives with a duration of up to six months involving one or more partners and that contribute to the achievement of program objectives.
Funding of up to $10,000 is available for longer term (over six months), community-wide strategic initiatives involving a wide range of partners and that contribute to the achievement of the program objectives.
The project should address one or more of the following program objectives:
- Develop the knowledge, confidence and skills young people need to be actively involved in community life and to respond to issues impacting on their lives.
- Provide opportunities for young people to learn and develop life skills to help them to achieve their goals.
- Promote and/or create environments and accessible services and programs to keep young people well and promote lifelong healthy lifestyles.
Please contact the Grants Officer to discuss your project and the potential level of funding available.
Applications for this program will be accepted on an on-going basis.
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