Bega Valley Shire CouncilBega Valley Shire Council

National Youth Week Grants

Applications Open
25 November

Contact Officer
Grants Administration Officer
Phone: 02 6499 2222

Funds available = $5,000

Bega Valley Shire Council is providing grants of up to $1,000 to support Nnal Youth Week activities. This funding will assist community organisations to work with young people to run free events and activities to celebrate the positive contributions of young people in our communities. All activities should promote positive images of young people to the wider community.

Youth Week Grants are intended to help contribute to youth focused activities that strongly involve young people in their planning and delivery.

Grant details

Background - Grants are provided to ehlp contriubute to youth focused free activities that are held during National Youth Week. National Youth Week is Australia’s largest celebration of young people (12- 25 years). It recognises the valuable contribution that young people make to the community. These grants assist not for profit community organisations and groups to work alongside young people to run free events and activities, and to celebrate the positive contribution of young people in our communities.

Overall grant program objectives

Youth Week grants aim to:

  • promote positive images of young people to the wider community;
  • encourage the involvement of  young people in the planning and delivery of activities;
  • provide access to activities for a broad range of young people;
  • Increase community awareness of young people and the issues that are important to them;
  • Identify opportunities and develop strategies that nurture the ideas and aspirations of young people.

Grant specific criteria/information

  • Grants of up to $1,000 are provided to not for profit organisations and community groups to support activities held during National Youth Week
  •  Young People are to be actively involved in the planning and delivery of Youth Week activities.
  • Activities should be free to all participants and encourage diverse participation.

Grant program timelines

  • The timing of grants will enable events and activities to be held during Youth Week.
Grant steps Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Applications open         25 Nov              
Applications close             13 Jan          
Assessment Committee Review                        
Advise applicants and complete agreements                        
Activity undertaken                   1-9 Apr    
Activity reports / acquittals                        


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