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Type of Grant Round: by inquiry/invitation
- Round opens October 30, 2023
- Round closes December 1, 2023
3-year grants of up to $250,000 per year
What are the objectives?
State Trustees has developed the Disadvantaged Children grant program to address systemic issues contributing to disadvantage for children.
- We are seeking submissions that:
- Address systemic issues impacting children’s emotional wellbeing, educational attainment, and life achievement
- Are innovative and take a systems view
- Have a focus on prevention
- Deploy integrative and collective impact approaches
- Promote cross‐sector collaboration
- Provide an evidence base to demonstrate the effectiveness of programs
- Are Victorian based
Who is eligible to apply?
Item 1 DGR organisations which are registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and endorsed with charity tax concessions.
|Ballarat and District Aboriginal Cooperative (BADAC)||Aboriginal Youth Cultural Engagement worker – Connecting vulnerable/at risk children and youth to Aboriginal culture, BADAC services, education and housing, before they are (further) enmeshed in the justice system.||$50,000|
|Geelong Youth Engagement||Geelong Kokoda Youth Program student support – At risk young people participating in 20 weeks of physical training and mentoring to ultimately walk the 96km Kokoda Trek in Papua New Guinea.||$50,000|
|Banksia Gardens Association Incorporated||Northern Centre for Excellence in School Engagement (NCESE) – Initiative to address disengagement increasingly affecting younger students in the Northern region.||$50,000|
|MacKillop Family Services||Positive Pathways to Leaving Care – Preparing young people coming out of care to develop independent living skills through employment (FareShare charity kitchen) and mentoring||$50,000|
|Little Dreamers Australia||Young Carer Intake and Support – Working closely with young carers and their families to make sure the young carers are receiving tailored support.||$50,000|
|Beyond the Bell||Stepping Stones to School – Working with individual children and families to increase learning readiness for school and advance engagement and completion.||$91,210|
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