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City of Parramatta Council – Youth Week Funding

Overview / Purpose

This program aims to support local schools, incorporated P&C groups and childcare centres to organise events that celebrate youth.

Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and create and enjoy activities and events. The theme for 2017 is 'Be Here. Be Heard'.    

There are no set minimum or maximum funding limits. Please contact the program administrator for more information.

Who Can Apply

Eligible applicants include local schools, incorporated P&C groups and childcare centres.

Young people aged between 12-25 and should be actively involved in the planning, co-ordination and implementation of activities, in particular, effort must be made to include:
- Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
- Young people with disabilities
- Young parents
- Young people who are geographically isolated
- Young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
- Young people disadvantaged by their socio-economic background
- Young people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender
- Young people who have left school early or who are at risk of leaving school early
- Young women
- Young offenders

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities must:
- Raise the issues, ideas and concerns of young people.
- Develop strategies to address the issues important to young people.
- Increase the community’s awareness of young people and the issues which are important to them.
- Highlight young people’s contributions to the community.

Activities and events must be located in the boundaries of the Parramatta Local Government Area and/or principally service residents

Council supports programs planned and delivered in partnership.

Program ID: 19071
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Open Date
09 December, 2016

Closing Date
16 January, 2017

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

Funding Type

Matching Contribution?


New South Wales




   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders


Program administrator
City of Parramatta Council

Telephone: 02 9806 5110
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