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Alice Springs Town Council – Youth Development Grants

Overview / Purpose

This program aims to provide the opportunity for youth organisations and community groups to develop innovative youth development projects and programs in the Alice Springs Municipality.

Grants of up to $5,000 (exclusive of GST) are available. The total funding pool is $5,000.

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants include:
- Incorporated youth organisations
- Individuals (auspiced by another organisation)
- Community groups

Eligible applicants must:
- Have all previous community grant monies satisfactorily acquitted.
- Be operating on a non-profit basis or providing a project/service for non-commercial gain or providing a project/service which adds value to the community.
- Be an incorporated group or organisation or be auspiced by another organisation that is incorporated and able to manage the grant on behalf of the applicant.
- Provide a Certificate of Currency for appropriate public liability insurance.
- Be able to demonstrate effective management skills and be financially accountable.
- Be able to make a reasonable contribution and/or attract other funding or sponsorship to the project.
- Provide details of other sources of funding sought and obtained.
- Provide details of all professionals to be employed on the project or details of the process to select professionals.
- Ensure all professional staff receive recognised rate of pay and conditions.

Eligible Activities

Eligible expenditures include:
- Professional wages and fees
- Insurance, including public liability (see note below)
- Local travel and transport
- Materials
- Services including street permits
- Venue and equipment hire
- Documentation (written, photos, video)
- Advertising and publicity
- Public


The following are ineligible for funding:
- Recipients of any financial or other type of assistance from council in that financial year.
- An activity that has already occurred or that will occur prior to the time-frame provided.
- Organisations raising funds on behalf of another group which is itself the recipient of financial assistance from council in that financial year.
- Projects or organisations which have not satisfactorily acquitted previous Alice Springs Town Council sponsorships or grants.
- Organisations involved in the manufacture, distribution and wholesaling of tobacco and tobacco related products.
- Organisations involved in the manufacture, distribution and wholesaling of pornography related products.
- Organisations whose services or products are injurious to health, or are perceived to be in conflict with council's policies and responsibilities to the community.
- Political organisations.
- Religious activities.

Please review the Guidelines for the complete list of restrictions.

Program ID: 16584
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Open Date
01 February, 2017

Closing Date
01 March, 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:  $5,000

Matching Contribution?


Northern Territory




Community Services

Program administrator
Alice Springs Town Council

Telephone: 08 8950 0500
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