This year’s funding round focuses on projects that increase older people’s participation in artistic, cultural, sport or exercise activities in their communities, in line with two NSW Government priority areas for older people: Health and Wellbeing; Inclusive Communities. Criteria include projects that are about innovation, such as research, prototyping or building evidence for a new approach.

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“Applications to Round Three of the Department of FACS Liveable Communities Grants are open. This Grants program is seeking to fund innovative and strategic projects that aim to make local communities more responsive to and inclusive of the needs of older people. Applications close 2pm Monday 20 November 2017. 

Grant funding categories

In Round Three the program has a total of $1.3 million in funding available across three categories:

  • Explore and scope: Up to $30,000
  • Test and grow: Up to $60,000
  • Replication and sustainability: Up to $100,000

Who can apply?

The program is open to non-government organisations, community organisations, universities, entrepreneurs, businesses and local councils based in NSW.”

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