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Maitland City Council – National Youth Week Grant Program

Overview / Purpose

This program seeks to provide an opportunity for young people (12-25 years old) to share ideas, attend live events, have their voices heard on issues of concern to them, showcase their talents, celebrate their contribution to the community, take part in competitions and have fun. The National Youth Week will be held on 31 March - 9 April 2017.

Its objectives are to:
- Support young people’s participation in the planning and delivery of all National Youth Week activities.
- Promote positive images of young people by showcasing their talents, achievements and contributions to the community.
- Assist young people to express their ideas and provide opportunities to have their voices heard within the community.

Young people must be actively involved in the planning, coordination and implementation of Youth Week activities.

Grants of up to $1,000 are available.

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants include non-profit, incorporated organisations that are working directly with young people to deliver a youth week event for other local young people.
Eligible Activities

Eligible events and activities include those that provide opportunity for young people to:
- Share ideas
- Attend live events
- Have their voices heard on issues of concern to them
- Showcase their talents
- Celebrate their contribution to the community
- Take part in competitions
- Have fun

Events must be inclusive and accessible for all young people including those who have additional needs or face barriers in the community.

Please review the Guidelines for the complete list of eligible activities.


The following are ineligible for funding:
- Activities which the funds have already been spent (such as retrospective funding, budget deficits).
- Contributions to an organisations’ general operating expenses.
- Events and activities that are held outside the Maitland City local government area.
- Arrangements or commitments which are incompatible or inconsistent with the aim or objectives and timing of Youth Week 2017.

Program ID: 16186
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Open Date
12 December, 2016

Closing Date
05 February, 2017

Closing Information
This program is available annually. The next funding round is yet to be announced.

Funding Type

Funding Amount
Min:  N/A  - Max:  $1,000

Matching Contribution?


New South Wales




Community Services

Program administrator
Maitland City Council

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