Youth Engagement Grants Program
Do you need some funding for an innovative event, program or project that engages young Territorians aged 12 to 25 years? If so, the Office of Youth Affairs may be able help make your idea happen!
The Office of Youth Affairs manages the Youth Engagement Grants Program. The program engages young Territorians through a variety of drug and alcohol free entertainment and youth development and leadership programs. Grants of up to $2,000 are available. Quick response grants of up to $500 for individuals and up to $2,000 for organisations are also available.
National Youth Week Grants - Closed
National Youth Week (NYW) is a national initiative that is held in April each year. NYW 2014 will run from 4-13 April. NYW grants fund youth engagement activities held during the 10-day celebration.
Youth Vibe Holiday Grants
Grants fund youth engagement activities held in June/July and December/January. These grants provide opportunities for young people to have fun and develop new skills during the major school holidays in the Territory.
To see what events and activities are being held during the December 2013/January 2014 holiday break check out the Calendar of Events.
YVHG December 2013/January 2014 Round - Open 29 July 2013 - Close 30 August 2013
YVHG June/July 2014 Round - Open 24 February 2014 - Close 28 March 2014
There are two grant categories that your event may come under. Short descriptions of each category as well as examples of innovative activities are as follows;
Drug and alcohol free entertainment. The aim of this category is to promote healthy choices among young people and to encourage young people to have fun in a safe and supportive environment.
Examples of activities under this category include dance parties, sporting competitions, youth festivals, drama performances and concerts.
Youth development and leadership programs. The aim of this category is to provide some form of development in areas such as self esteem, team building, career, leadership, communication and public speaking.
Examples of activities under this category include writing workshops, creative art workshops and leadership development workshops.