Grants & Funding Opportunities
The Youth InterACT team have opened applications for the Youth InterACT Grant Program. The Grant Program provides funding for innovative new projects that enable young people aged 12 – 25 years old to lead and participate in community development activities targeted for other young people in Canberra and the region.
The primary aim of the 2016-17 Youth InterACT Grants Program is to support young Canberrans to actively contribute and connect with other groups in the community, with a particularly focus on:
Applications are now open for reimbursement grants of up to $1000 to run an event or activity which promotes positive mental wellbeing during Mental Health Week (8-14 October 2017). Applications are open to all community groups and schools. Applications from groups outside of the mental health sector are strongly encouraged. Events do NOT have to occur during Mental Health Week but must be held during October 2017.
Applications close 18 May 2017.
AMP Tomorrow Fund aims to support talented, determined Australians of all ages and walks of life who are working hard towards a goal that will benefit the community, but need help to take it to the next level. Grants of up to $100,000 are awarded for a range of activities, including training, travel costs and research. The number and size of the grants are determined by the quality of applications. Australian citizens or permanent residents of all ages, walks of life, interests and abilities can apply. It is for individuals only – organisations cannot apply.
CREATE will again be offering a limited amount of grants to young people (and for carers accompanying the conference with a young person under 18) to support them to attend the CREATE Foundation bi-annual conference. Grants for the CREATE 2017 Conference Voices in Action: Empowering Young People for Positive Change are available to young people between 12 and 25 years with a statutory care experience. Young people under 18 years of age must be supervised by an adult during the conference weekend.
Applications for the 2017 Commonwealth Bank Community Grants will open on Monday 6 March. The Commonwealth Bank Community Grants award up to $10 000 to youth-focused community organisations in Australia. To be eligible to receive a Community Grant your organisation must run, manage, conduct or implement a program that supports children and youth up to the age of 21 years in Australia. You must also be endorsed with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status by the Australian Tax Office.
NOMINATIONS FOR 2017 HAVE NOW OPENED.
All young people deserve the chance to achieve their best.
The National Scholarship Program celebrates the talents and strengths of young people who exhibit extraordinary promise – but who lack the support and resources to fulfill their potential.
Every year over 20 young people throughout Australia are awarded Youth Off The Streets scholarships. They are granted up to $6000 each to help them pursue further education and training – and work towards a positive future.
WHO CAN APPLY?
The next cut-off date to submit applications to the Health Promotion InnovationFund is 4pm Monday 1 May 2017.
The Health Promotion Innovation Fund seeks applications for innovative projects that will:
The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation inspires and empowers girls and women aged 12 and above to achieve their goals. This support includes funding to help them realise their dreams in sporting, academic, community or cultural pursuits. Scholarships are available to help enable young women to invest in their future and fulfil their potential. Applications close November 25, 2016, and can be completed online at their website.